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Review | This '50s Danish flick will keep you on your toes

Review | This ’50s Danish flick will keep you on your toes

February 21, 2021
"Ordet" isn't a quirky comedy or a quick romantic-comedy. But The CW's quarantine film reviewer says it's still an accessible watch. The 1950s Danish film is smart and fastidious in its discussion of Christianity, and it has something to offer viewers regardless of their religious identity.
Review | Revisiting the classic western that epitomized the genre

Review | Revisiting the classic western that epitomized the genre

February 17, 2021
Looking for a classic to add to your quarantine watchlist? One columnist recommends "Once Upon a Time in the West," a film rich enough to entrance both film buffs and those watching a western for the first time.
Review | This crime flick is more American than we want to believe

Review | This crime flick is more American than we want to believe

February 15, 2021
'Scarface' has become an American classic – probably because it gets at the heart of our political struggles.
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Review | John Carpenter’s genius is distilled in this classic horror comedy

January 24, 2021

John Carpenter made his first movie while he was still a film student at the University of Southern California at the age of 26, with a screenplay by Dan O’Bannon (who also acted in the film and would...

Review | In the mood for a truly disorienting rom-com? Try 'Buffalo '66'

Review | In the mood for a truly disorienting rom-com? Try ‘Buffalo ’66’

November 4, 2020

Vincent Gallo has had one of the more bizarre career paths of any feature film director in recent American history. Starting his career as an actor, supposedly appearing in Martin Scorsese’s “Goodfellas”...

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Review | Nightmare on Elm Street never fails to frighten

October 21, 2020

What comes to mind when you’re trying to find a horror film to watch? Do you seek the one that you know will scare you, or do you hold back, wanting something easy with just a hint of terror? As fall...

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