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For No Good Reason

Studio: Sony Pictures Classics
Directed by Charlie Paul

Apr 22, 2014 Cinema Web Exclusive

An intriguing look at artist Ralph Steadman, with a particularly captivating focus on his lifelong relationship with the combustible Hunter S. Thompson. More

The German Doctor

Studio: Samuel Goldwyn Films
Directed by Lucia Puenzo

Apr 21, 2014 Cinema Issue #49 - February/March 2014 - Portlandia

The German Doctor is centered on a stoic performance by Àlex Brendemühl, whose Mengele is a departure from the mustache-twirling villains of Marathon Man and The Boys from BrazilMore

The Final Member

Studio: Drafthouse Films
Directed by Jonah Bekhor and Zach Math

Apr 18, 2014 Cinema Web Exclusive

“Siggi” Hjartarson is the founder and curator the Icelandic Phallological Museum, the world’s only permanent collection of penises. More

A Promise

Studio: IFC Films
Directed by Patrice Leconte

Apr 17, 2014 Cinema Web Exclusive

A Promise is almost as much an exercise in patience for its viewers as it is for its separated lovers.  More

The Railway Man

Studio: The Weinstein Company
Directed by Jonathan Teplitzky

Apr 15, 2014 Cinema Web Exclusive

The Railway Man is an ambitious, well-intentioned film plagued by flat, predictable storytelling. More

Draft Day

Studio: Summit Entertainment
Directed by Ivan Reitman

Apr 14, 2014 Cinema Web Exclusive

Draft Day is a perfectly enjoyable movie with a solid understanding of football and football minds, but tends to lag when focusing on subplots not related to football. More

Cuban Fury

Studio: eONE
Directed by James Griffiths

Apr 11, 2014 Cinema Web Exclusive

Being about 70% romantic-comedy and 30% quirky underdog sports movie, to call the plot of Cuban Fury predictable would be an understatement.  More

Hateship Loveship

Studio: IFC Films
Directed by Liza Johnson

Apr 10, 2014 Cinema Web Exclusive

Hateship Loveship is by no means a bad film, but it’s an unfortunately easy one.  More


Studio: Relativity Media
Directed by Mike Flanagan

Apr 09, 2014 Cinema Web Exclusive

Writer-director Mike Flanagan milks a setup that sounds like typical, b-movie chaff—a killer mirror, really?—and through clever tricks and smart editing, turns it into one of the scarier American horror flicks we’ve seen in some time. More