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WONDER Review

It’s intentions are undeniably good, and it’s so inoffensive that even the most jaded soul could crack a smile at its whimsical airs.

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THELMA Review

There's no experience quite as enriching as watching a film that allows its surface narrative to betray a loaded and mystifying interior meaning that's both elusive and begging to be milled for interpretation.

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DAGUERREOTYPE Review

This was excruciatingly hard to write about - not only because the film gives me so little to work with, but also because of my constant denial of who is responsible for this bore fest.

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ALONG FOR THE RIDE Review

k Ebeling's Along for the Ride, a portrait of self-destructive maverick artiste Dennis Hopper and the falls and rebounds of his post-Easy Rider career, aims to profile the director-actor from a position as of yet really seen attempted; intimately.

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SUBURBICON Review

Why the Coens or Clooney could possibly care about suburbia enough to tackle it in such a way is beyond me, but what it resulted in is a film whose clear incompetence betrays its haphazard sense of self-importance.

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MANSFIELD 66/67 Review

“You can write anything once someone is dead; you can write a whole book of lies, and there's nothing we can do,” ruminates shock provocateur John Waters over the credits of the off-beat analysis of seminal Hollywood starlet Jayne Mansfield's final days.

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THE SNOWMAN Review

The question of what exactly went wrong with the winter serial killer fiasco The Snowman will, I hope, puzzle critics and audiences alike for years because, even after seeing it in all its ludicrous glory, there is no satisfying answer.

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DEMENTIA 13 Review

Dementia 13 comes across as rigid and bland in a way that, seemingly in the effort to differ itself from the original, it had to sacrifice any traceable sliver of a personality.

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FLATLINERS Review

If we were to go off of the film's mundane ruminations over the experience of knocking at death's door, the afterlife is an eternal purgatory of being forced to relive the most middling of direct-to-DVD horror films scene by scene.

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KINGSMAN: THE GOLDEN CIRCLE Review

The Golden Circle still has its set pieces and its jaw-dropping moments of high-octane action and choreography, but I was stuck on whether or not we needed this much more of it in the grand scheme of things.

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RAT FILM Review

I was too distracted by Anthony's treatment of his subjects (both rats and otherwise) to really engage with this high-concept approach to this dreary movie about animal cruelty.

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