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Café Society: Beautiful People

So it turns out that the latest young actress to give a dazzling performance in a Woody Allen film wasn’t Emma Stone but rather...

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OPENING Café Society (PG-13) Woody Allen’s latest comedy stars Jesse Eisenberg as a New Yorker in the 1930s whose life changes when he travels to...

Filming the Stockyards

A bunch of cowboys are expected to be sidling up to bars and moseying down sidewalks in the Stockyards this weekend. The fourth Saturday...

Absolutely Fabulous: Passing Fashion

I should start off by saying I’m an Absolutely Fabulous virgin. I had never seen a single episode of the cult 1990s British sitcom...

Bonus Film Review: Ghostbusters

Over the past year or so, a lot of hysterical men succeeded in making me ashamed of my own gender over the new reboot...

Film Shorts

OPENING The Purge: Election Year (PG-13) Not terrible! The third sequel in the horror/action movie franchise sees Frank Grillo back as Leo Barnes, an ex-cop-turned-bodyguard...

Tarantino-esque

In the way that sharks come with remoras and roadkill with crows, Quentin Tarantino films are usually followed with a tail of aesthetic imitators...

Jungle Lug

Edgar Rice Burroughs, the author of Tarzan of the Apes, was never the most skilled wordsmith, but as science-fiction writer Jack DeVitt said, “When...

Film Shorts

OPENING The Dog Lover (PG) Allison Paige stars in this drama as a young animal-rights lawyer who goes undercover to infiltrate a suspected puppy mill....

Stangled Web

Hmmm, what do we make of men writing all the R-rated female-centric comedies these days? Look at Neighbors 2, the upcoming Bad Moms, and...