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Bonus Film Review: The Mermaid

Big movies tend to come out in the Far East around Chinese New Year, and the recent festivities included the likes of Kung Fu...

Film Shorts

Opening Theeb (NR) Nominated for the Oscar for Best Foreign Film, this Jordanian movie stars Jacir Eid al-Hwietat as a Bedouin boy who must guide...

Peek-a-Boo

Ladies and gentlemen, I’ve just run across the first genuinely Satanic movie of my life. Lots of horror flicks traffic in mere demonic trappings...

Not-So-Young Guns

Somewhat illogically, I think that Forsaken would have been better if it had been made 25 years ago with the same cast of actors....

Film Shorts

Opening Where to Invade Next (R) Michael Moore’s latest documentary has him invading other countries looking for answers to America’s social problems. (Opens Friday in...

Meta Man

With Deadpool, the Marvel Comics movies definitively burst into their decadent phase. Other superhero films (including some of Marvel’s) have riffed comically about the...

Happy Returns

At first, it was all good for 45 Years. After winning the Silver Bear (runner-up) prize at the prestigious Berlinale last year, this British...

Bonus Movie Review: Hail, Caesar!

Over the weekend, I watched the Super Bowl and got caught up on this week's movies, and I got far more entertainment value from...

Pick Again

I like Teresa Palmer. The athletic blonde Australian, who turns 30 this month, is equally at home in comedies like Take Me Home Tonight...

Lone Star Images

Caroline Frick started the Texas Archive of the Moving Image in her tiny apartment in Austin in 2002. “It was a surreal, bootstrap kind...