Ernest Hardy

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  • There are two reasons to check out People Places Things -- but neither the lead actors nor the characters they play are among them. Written and directed by Jim Strouse, the film follows the splintered lives of a straight couple who, though...

  • The latest entry in the evergreen nature horror genre (Jaws, Arachnophobia, Piranha), David Hackl's Into the Grizzly Maze -- not to be confused with the similarly named and -themed Grizzly, from 1976 -- is steeped in clichés,...

  • Hungover, swigging from a cellphone-shaped flask, and not properly reverential toward the sanctity of motherhood, thirtysomething Ruth (Sonja Bennett) ruins a friend's baby shower and gets cast out of her circle of friends, all of whom are...

  • The obvious wordplay in the title is a tip-off that this based-on-a-true-story tale of avarice and corruption in the world of Bush-era real estate speculation will be short on wit or nuance. Playing like the redundant child of The Wolf of Wall...

  • Margaret Brown's documentary The Great Invisible stands as a Very Important Film, and not just because of its impressive pedigree. Collectively, the creative team behind Invisible is responsible for the films The Order of Myths, God...

  • Yoga's journey from 5,000-year-old spiritual practice to means to achieving flat abs and tight glutes encapsulates the interlocked processes of cultural appropriation, ravenous capitalism, and the Western ability to reduce everything to a trend....

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