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Kristian Lin

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Film Shorts

  OPENING   Akira (R) A movie set in 2019 but released in 1988, Katsuhiro Ôtomo’s anime classic receives a re-release, with voices by Mitsuo Iwata, Nozomu...

Kajillionaire: July Heist

Of all the filmmakers to make a caper film, Miranda July would have ranked very low on the list of people I’d expect. The...

Van Cliburn Competition Postponed

In news that will surprise very few of you, the Van Cliburn Foundation announced today that the 16th Van Cliburn International Piano Competition has...

The Nest: Keeping Up Appearances

We haven’t heard much from Sean Durkin since his debut feature almost a decade ago, Martha Marcy May Marlene. I could be wrong, but...

Film Shorts

OPENING Alone (R) Slightly better than the similar and starrier Unhinged. Jules Willcox stars as a recent widow who drives her U-Haul on a long-distance...

Film Shorts

  OPENING All In: The Fight for Democracy (PG-13) Lisa Cortés and Liz Garbus’ documentary chronicles the history of voter suppression in America. (Opens Wednesday in...

Film Shorts

  OPENING   Critical Thinking (NR) John Leguizamo directs and stars in this drama based on the true story of the Miami inner-city high-school chess team that...

Tenet: If I Could Turn Back Time

They say that life can only be understood backward but must be lived forward. Well, Christopher Nolan says, “Screw all that. We can do...

R.I.P., Chadwick Boseman

Back in April, when everything was locked down, a bunch of my social media friends posted various “2020 sucks” memes on their feeds. I...

Da Kink in My Hair: Beauty Shop

I find myself dissatisfied with Jubilee Theatre’s new show, Da Kink in My Hair. I saw the final show of the troupe’s season on...