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In Theaters: BARBERSHOP: THE NEXT CUT

April 22, 2016 0

Most feature films with social justice messages aren’t all that entertaining. In their, albeit understandable, passion for the issues, they lose sight of why most people go to the cinema in the first place…to be […]

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THE BIRTH OF A NATION Trailer

April 15, 2016 0

Fox Searchlight has just released the first trailer for The Birth of a Nation, the standout film at this year’s Sundance Film Festival and what is sure to be one of the most important films […]

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On Netflix: HUSH

April 11, 2016 0

In many ways, the new horror/thriller film streaming on Netflix is a standard entry into the genre. Yet it’s lead character, a single, deaf-mute woman living alone in a cabin in the woods, adds something […]

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On Netflix: DAREDEVIL, Season 2

April 5, 2016 0

After a lengthy absence, Netflix’s critically-acclaimed series, Daredevil, returned for its second season on March 18th and it’s every bit as captivating as its predecessor, bringing back a great cast and adding new talent like […]

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At the Theater: MIDNIGHT SPECIAL

March 18, 2016 0

In Midnight Special, the government and a group of religious extremists pursue Roy (Michael Shannon) and his son, Alton (Jaeden Lieberher), a young boy who possesses special powers. The government fears that he is a weapon, […]

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At the Theater: ZOOTOPIA

March 9, 2016 0

Zootopia is the first must-see family movie of the year, and it is a film for the entire family. With a message that children need to learn and adults need to remember, Zootopia celebrates diversity […]

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On Netflix: WHAT HAPPENED MISS SIMONE?

February 29, 2016 0

As usual, the Best Documentary Feature category at this year’s Oscars was a strong category, but one with which most viewers were probably unfamiliar. Thankfully, Netflix has been a vibrant supporter of the genre, as […]

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At Home: THE RETURNED

February 23, 2016 0

It’s evidence of the Golden Age of television we’re in when a series as outstanding as The Returnedgoes relatively unnoticed. In a very real way, it felt as if the second season came and went last […]

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At the Theater: Hail, Caesar!

February 6, 2016 0

The Coen Brothers’ latest film, Hail, Caesar! takes place in a movie studio in the early 1950’s, offering a playground full of screwballs and man-made disasters. Capitol Pictures is a fictional studio that, like MGM, Paramount, […]

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At the Theater: THE FINEST HOURS

January 30, 2016 0

On Feb. 18, 1952, a massive storm splits the SS Pendleton in two, trapping more than 30 sailors inside the tanker’s sinking stern. Engineer Ray Sybert (Casey Affleck) bravely takes charge to organize a strategy […]

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