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  • The film opens with a dreary series of fake-outs and fantasies, culminating in a gunfight and car chase that suggest Broken Lizard would rather be making a different kind of movie

  • Ghost Stories, co-directed and written by Andy Nyman and Jeremy Dyson, ingeniously strings together three shorts with the story of a skeptic who professionally debunks paranormal claims. Equal parts spooky and cheeky, this film nails its...

  • For the young cowboys at the heart of Zhao’s film, mounting a horse and galloping across a field represents more than just freedom — it becomes a communion with the past and the future, allowing these riders to imagine and inhabit their best selves

  • ... You Were Never Really Here follows the disjointed, tormented inner journey of Joe (Joaquin Phoenix), a former soldier and law enforcement official who now works as a kind of hammer-wielding vigilante-for-hire, finding missing people...

  • Shout-out to editor Michael Felker -- who collaborated in the cutting room with multi-hyphenate co-helmer, co-editor duo Justin Benson and Aaron Moorhead -- for literally setting the unnerving pace of the creepy supernatural drama The...

  • Hollywood hasn't known what to do with Jon Hamm since Mad Men, probably because Hollywood doesn't make many movies about grown-ups. That's especially true for grown-ups like the men Hamm is so adept at embodying: handsome, hyper-competent...

  • ... This is a movie where everyone in Johnson's radius accuses his character of hating humanity, when the actor himself can't help ingratiating himself to everything ...

  • A couple of years into his exile from a Hollywood that kept tasking him with anchoring charmless blockbusters, Shia LaBeouf at last has a showcase suited to his talent for parsing and processing anger. Playing John McEnroe in Janus Metz's Borg...

  • Fresh ideas are rare in the horror game, so it’s not surprising that Truth or Dare quickly devolves into a riff on the Final Destination films, which had Death wittily and methodically hunting those it failed to nab in plane crashes...

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