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The Birth of a Nation: Paid in Blood

It was going so well for The Birth of a Nation this past winter. Debuting just after the Oscars had nominated yet another slate...

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OPENING   The Alchemist Cookbook (NR) Ty Hickson stars in this horror movie as a young slacker who falls prey to paranoid delusions while holed up...

Voiceless: Abort! Abort!

Maybe you saw “God Is a Boob Man,” Saturday Night Live’s parody of contemporary Christian movies, when it aired this past spring. After sitting...

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OPENING Author: The JT LeRoy Story (R) Jeff Feuerzeig (The Devil and Daniel Johnston) directs this documentary about the literary hoax that was exposed in...

Film Shorts

OPENING The Beatles: Eight Days a Week — The Touring Years (NR) Ron Howard’s documentary about the band during the years 1963-66. Starring Elvis Costello,...

Hollywood Round-Up

Oscar season has started to get into swing with the release this week of three big Hollywood movies based on real-life stories or well-known...

Boxer Willie

You should always be suspicious of homeless dramas that star Oscar-nominated Hollywood actors. There are so many different ways that such movies can go...

Snowden: Whitehat

In some ways, Oliver Stone suits an Edward Snowden biopic perfectly. Who better to tell the story of this generation’s foremost government whistle-blower than...

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OPENING The Disappointments Room (R) Kate Beckinsale stars in this horror film as a mother who unleashes supernatural forces in the attic or her new...

Water Landing

Named for US Airways pilot Chesley “Sully” Sullenberger, Clint Eastwood’s film tells the real-life story of how, in January 2009, Sullenberger and co-pilot Jeff...