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The Trouble with Harriet

And now for the latest in the star-crossed career of Kasi Lemmons. This woman was directing feature films long before this decade’s boom in...

Blinded by The Lighthouse

This seems to be the year for acclaimed horror directors to make their second films: Jordan Peele with Us, Ari Aster with Midsommar, Jennifer...

Current War: AC/DC

As you may know, The Current War was scheduled to be released by The Weinstein Company in the fall of 2017 until, well, you...

Day Shall Come: Go Down, Moses

Chris Morris made one of this decade’s most brilliant movie satires when he wrote and directed Four Lions back in 2010. If you’ve never...

Monos: Monkeys Do

Of all places, the Movie Tavern at West 7th is the only Tarrant County theater showing a cool Colombian film right now. For Latin...

First Love: Miike Show

At long last, I get to write about Takashi Miike! The insane and uncategorizable Japanese filmmaker has now directed a whopping 103 feature films,...

No Laughing Matter

Joker has a problem. What could have been a dark satire and a social commentary on society and its cruelty is instead a movie...

Ad Astra: Gray Space

I remain stubbornly confounded by the adulation afforded to James Gray. Other intelligent filmgoers — both in my line of work and not —...

Hustlers: Money Moves

I’ve been on the “Jennifer Lopez can act” bandwagon ever since I saw Out of Sight back in 1998. It has been rough sledding...

Brittany: We Come Running

You don’t have to be a fitness geek with 2 percent body fat to run a marathon. In fact, it’s possible to be quite...