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Film Reviews

Angels in the Field

Heaven knows I don’t have anything against poofy escapism, but when it’s packaged with shallow rah-rah feminism, it doesn’t seem to do much for...

Pain and Glory: Salva

Movies are usually worse or better than their hype. It’s a truly rare occasion when a movie turns out exactly as good as its...

Jojo Rabbit, Your Reich Is Calling

The success of Thor: Ragnarok meant that Taika Waititi could make whatever film he wanted to make as a follow-up, and so we have...

This Side of Parasite

Recently, Latin American films such as The Maid (Chile), The Second Mother (Brazil), and Roma (Mexico) have explored what it’s like to work for...

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,...