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Reviews sin city: a dame to kill for

When Sin City was released way back in 2005, it marked a return to grown-up filmmaking for its director Robert Rodriguez. After starting his first foray into child entertainment with Spy Kids, he…

Reviews child of god

Child of God, the latest film from actor-director James Franco and based on Cormac McCarthy’s novel of the same name, concerns one Lester Ballard (Scott Haze), a young man living…

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Satyajit Ray enters the realm of childhood fantasies with Joi Baba Felunath, crafting a detective story that incorporates elements from Hindi faith with its rich tapestry of supernatural figures that a younger Ray may have found as engrossing as his heroes from comics and pulp novels. Joi Baba Felunath is the second film to feature …

Reviews Deliver Us From Evil

Although it’s tempting to start this review with a bunch of nasty quips riffing off of the film’s title (such as, “they could deliver us from evil, but not mediocrity”), it seems beneficial to try to resist. Not that the film doesn’t deserve all the slander it can get, but if we’re just playing the name calling game, then we’ll never get a chance to…

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Joe Berlinger, the Academy Award-nominated documentarian behind Paradise Lost and Some Kind of Monster, collaborated with CNN Films to make his newest film about Whitey Bulger and the recent legal proceedings surrounding his case. The film doesn’t cover much about Bulger’s personal history as a criminal, opting more to …

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Four Corners is a film that illuminates unseen sectarian violence that has been plaguing the South Africa as its frustrated and impoverished citizens grow weary of playing by a rulebook that leaves basic necessities just out of reach. Stone-faced men appoint themselves as generals of brutal organizations, using tattoos as a permanent …

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