Happy Christmas

Studio: Magnolia Pictures
Directed by Joe Swanberg

Jul 28, 2014 Cinema Web Exclusive

Anna Kendrick returns in Swanberg’s Happy Christmas, this time as a flaky postgrad who, following a Christmastime breakup, moves in with her older brother and his wife. More

Very Good Girls

Studio: Tribeca Film
Directed by Naomi Foner

Jul 24, 2014 Cinema Web Exclusive

It’s a shame that Very Good Girls, the directorial debut of Naomi Foner (screenwriter of Losing Isaiah) is in fact not very good.  More

The Kill Team

Studio: Oscilloscope
Directed by Dan Krauss

Jul 23, 2014 Cinema Web Exclusive

Dan Krauss’ The Kill Team focuses on the legal proceedings following 2010’s Maywand District murders in Afghanistan. More

Mood Indigo

Studio: Drafthouse Films
Directed by Michel Gondry

Jul 18, 2014 Cinema Web Exclusive

Though the film lacks the depth that constitutes Michel Gondry’s best work, Mood Indigo showcases the visual extraordinaire’s most inventive and enchanting filmmaking in a decade. More

The Past is a Grotesque Animal

Studio: Oscilloscope
Directed by Jason Miller

Jul 15, 2014 Cinema Web Exclusive

Director Jason Miller’s fantastic new documentary investigating musician Kevin Barnes and his primary creative outlet, Of Montreal, presents a frank, complex portrait of an artist who has been pushing the limits of his medium for almost two decades. More


Studio: IFC Films
Directed by Richard Linklater

Jul 11, 2014 Cinema Web Exclusive

Unlike television’s The Wonder Years or other coming-of-age films, Boyhood largely refrains from pinpointing the life-altering events in Mason’s life. More

Road to Paloma

Studio: Anchor Bay Films/WWE Studios
Written and Directed by Jason Momoa

Jul 11, 2014 Cinema Web Exclusive

Road to Paloma is the writing and directorial debut of Jason Momoa (of Game of Thrones and Stargate fame.) More

Land Ho!

Studio: Sony Pictures Classics
Written and directed by Aaron Katz and Martha Stephens

Jul 10, 2014 Cinema Web Exclusive

Land Ho! is far from a heavily-plotted, dramaticly-layered tale of hindsight and speculation.  More

Life Itself

Studio: Magnolia Pictures
Directed by Steve James

Jul 09, 2014 Cinema Issue #50 - June/July 2014 - Future Islands

As Ebert understood that even a word like “rosebud” can’t fully explain a man’s life, a single film can’t explain his. More