SILENCE Speaks Volumes About a Painful Faith
Theatrical Review

SILENCE Speaks Volumes About a Painful Faith

Martin Scorsese’s much-anticipated screen adaptation of the novel Silence by Shūsaku Endō takes complicated subject matter and treats it with the respect that such a…

Gibson’s HACKSAW RIDGE Honors WWII’s Most Unsung Hero
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Gibson’s HACKSAW RIDGE Honors WWII’s Most Unsung Hero

It’s fairly safe to assume that Mel Gibson’s latest directorial effort, the WWII drama Hacksaw Ridge, will never be considered one of the director’s greatest…

99 HOMES Gazes Upon a Predatory Economy – Blu-ray Review
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99 HOMES Gazes Upon a Predatory Economy – Blu-ray Review

99 Homes, new on Blu-ray and DVD, opens with Michael Shannon scowling at the blood-soaked corpse of a man who has just committed suicide while…

99 HOMES is a Grim American Fable
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99 HOMES is a Grim American Fable

In just a handful of films, writer/director Ramin Bahrani has established himself as a mythmaker of the middle class, depicting the financial struggles of former…

MISSION: IMPOSSIBLE – ROGUE NATION Box Office Alternative: Redford, Streep, and Cruise Paint a Devastating Picture of America in LIONS FOR LAMBS
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MISSION: IMPOSSIBLE – ROGUE NATION Box Office Alternative: Redford, Streep, and Cruise Paint a Devastating Picture of America in LIONS FOR LAMBS

This week, Tom Cruise gets to play make believe with his favorite classic television show in Mission: Impossible-Rogue Nation. The film features a new adventure,…

THE AMAZING SPIDER-MAN 2 Tries Its Hardest To Make A Cynic Out Of Ed
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THE AMAZING SPIDER-MAN 2 Tries Its Hardest To Make A Cynic Out Of Ed

Sony has kitted out Peter Parker and New York City with a full suite of their latest products, and they’ve built a whole superhero movie…

THE AMAZING SPIDERMAN 2: With Great Sequels Comes Great Responsibility
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THE AMAZING SPIDERMAN 2: With Great Sequels Comes Great Responsibility

The Amazing Spiderman 2 was released on 16th April in the UK, but the US will have to wait until 2nd May – although one…