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Smash-Up

In recent years we’ve seen great flowerings of filmmaking from countries as far-flung as Iran, Mexico, South Korea, and Romania. The foreign scene that...

Heard that Song

Amber Heard recently complained about her supermodel good looks getting her typecast in eye-candy roles in lowbrow slasher flicks and action thrillers. Maybe, but...

Film Shorts

Opening They Will Have to Kill Us First (NR) Johanna Schwartz’ documentary about musicians in Mali who continue to make music despite Boko Haram’s mission...

Drone Wars

Now that drones have become part of the way we fight war, for good or ill, they’ve started to be incorporated into war movies...

Drifting Cowboy

>I Saw the Light opens with a bold statement of intent: Hank Williams (Tom Hiddleston), perched on a stool on an otherwise bare stage,...

Film Shorts

Opening Batman vs. Superman: Dawn of Justice (PG-13) Zack Snyder (300) directs this blockbuster as Bruce Wayne (Ben Affleck) tries to clamp down on the...

Doris’ Day

Amid the increasing awareness of sexism and ageism in Hollywood, a small number of low-budget filmmakers have caught onto the fact that they can...

Tiny Nation House

Here’s a 94-minute found-footage horror movie that would have worked better as an 8-minute found-footage Funny or Die comedy sketch. They’re Watching, which opens...

Film Shorts

Opening Hello, My Name Is Doris (R) Sally Field stars in this comedy as an office worker who pursues a romance with a much younger...

Tumbling Run

I don’t watch The Big Bang Theory, so I was unfamiliar with Melissa Rauch before I saw her lead performance in The Bronze, which...