Film Shorts

Film Shorts

KRISTIAN LIN
OPENING: The Brothers Bloom (PG-13) There’s much to admire and much to feel uneasy about in this comedy-thriller about two adopted brothers and con artists (Adrien Brody and Mark Ruffalo) who run a complex scheme to bilk ...


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KRISTIAN LIN
OPENING: Chéri (R) Dangerous Liaisons director Stephen Frears, writer Christopher Hampton, and star Michelle Pfeiffer reunite for this drama about a retired Parisian courtesan in the 1900s who falls in love with a rival’...



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KRISTIAN LIN
OPENING: Enlighten Up! (NR) Kate Churchill’s documentary about her own disastrous plan to turn her skeptical friend (Nick Rosen) into a yoga practitioner. (Opens Friday in Dallas)


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KRISTIAN LIN
OPENING: Away We Go (R) Sam Mendes’ comedy stars John Krasinski and Maya Rudolph as an expectant couple trying to decide which city to relocate to. Written by Dave Eggers and Vendela Vida. Also with Maggie Gyllenhaal, All...



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KRISTIAN LIN
OPENING: Adoration (R) Atom Egoyan’s latest film is about a high-school student (Devon Bostick) who uses his French class assignment to unearth buried family secrets. Also with Scott Speedman, Rachel Blanchard, Kenneth We...


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KRISTIAN LIN
OPENING: Anvil! The Story of Anvil (NR) Sacha Gervasi’s documentary follows the 1980s Canadian heavy metal band in the present day as they return from a European tour and make one last attempt at a comeback. (Opens Friday...



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KRISTIAN LIN
OPENING: The Brothers Bloom (PG-13) The second film by writer-director Rian Johnson (Brick) stars Adrien Brody and Mark Ruffalo as adopted brothers and con artists who aim to swindle an eccentric heiress (Rachel Weisz) out of h...


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KRISTIAN LIN
OPENING: Angels & Demons (PG-13) Better than The Da Vinci Code at least. Tom Hanks returns with a more sensible haircut for this sequel as a Harvard professor who’s called in by the Vatican to use the clues in a set o...



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KRISTIAN LIN
OPENING:The Limits of Control (R) Jim Jarmusch’s latest film stars Isaach de Bankolé as a criminal who delivers mysterious suitcases to various destinations around the world. Also with Tilda Swinton, John Hurt, Gael Garc...


Film Shorts

KRISTIAN LIN
OPENING: Is Anybody There? (PG-13) John Crowley (Intermission, Boy A) directs this drama about a morbid 10-year-old English boy (Bill Milner) who befriends a retired magician (Michael Caine), the newest resident in the nursing ...