Posts Tagged ‘film’

Film Review: ‘The Road Movie’

May 6, 2017  |  Variety  |  No Comments

Somewhere between “Jackass” and “Faces of Death” lies the queasy allure of “The Road Movie.”

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Tribeca Film Review: ‘The Death and Life of Marsha P. Johnson’

April 23, 2017  |  Variety  |  No Comments

Deriving additional emotional power from its formal beauty, it should be one of the signature breakouts from this year’s Tribeca Film Festival.

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Film Review: ‘Infinity Baby’

April 12, 2017  |  Variety  |  No Comments

As another in-joke whose punchline probably wouldn’t be that funny even if there was one, it’s unlikely to expand the director's small coterie of admirers.

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San Francisco Festival Review: ‘The House of Tomorrow’

April 9, 2017  |  Variety  |  No Comments

This tale of a shy teen loner using his newfound rebellious side to refigure peer and parental relationships occupies familiar but pleasing seriocomic Amerindie terrain.

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Film Review: ‘Bokeh’

March 24, 2017  |  Variety  |  No Comments

Movies of this stripe are bound to frustrate those anticipating conventional fantasy thrills, while hopefully providing the more abstract rewards of a speculative mood piece.

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Film Review: ‘Dig Two Graves’

March 22, 2017  |  Variety  |  No Comments

This low-key thriller is likely to reward more discriminating horror fans—while triggering the usual “Borrrrrrring” whines from others—for its emphasis on character and mystery over action.

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Review: ‘SXSW Film Festival: ’68 Kill’’

March 17, 2017  |  Variety  |  No Comments

Not everyone will enjoy this slide down a narrative garbage chute lined with thorns, but those with a taste for midnight-movie outrageousness will cotton to its bad-taste absurdism.

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SXSW Film Review: ‘Spettacolo’

March 15, 2017  |  Variety  |  No Comments

Though at core it’s about a dying way of life, the location and photography here semi-perversely encourage just the kind of foreign tourism which factors in that slow death.

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Film Review: ‘The Time of Their Lives’

March 15, 2017  |  Variety  |  No Comments

There is nothing like a dame, and at the grand age of 83, Dame Joan Collins is still nothing like one — not by the Queen's definition of the term, at least.

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SXSW Film Review: ‘The Archer’

March 14, 2017  |  Variety  |  No Comments

This OK action thriller sometimes veers uncomfortably close to women-in-prison exploitation terrain.

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