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THE FIGHT Review

It’s not that we want to drastically change the way we view the ACLU, we just want to zoom in closer to see the flaws and to know that, like their lawyers, the organization is complicated and human.

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THE VAST OF NIGHT Review

To invest in The Vast of Night is to wait, eagerly, for a twist and to decide not only what it means for the characters, but also what it means more broadly because maybe there’s a valuable lesson that will help us all if only we can find it.

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THE FLOOD Review

This film is trying to tackle two parts of the immigration system — the officers and the asylum seekers — but is really only doing justice for one of them.

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RUN THIS TOWN Review

Run This Town couldn’t hit the political-thriller notes because of the way it chose to tell its story, needing more pieces of Rob Ford and his staffers to paint a more complete picture.

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THE NIGHT CLERK Review

Written and directed by Michael Cristofer, The Night Clerk further complicates the issue of the male gaze in cinema by filtering it through a sympathetic character.

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GIVE ME LIBERTY Review

Give Me Liberty is a quirky, fun film that has a relatability because of the issues it tackles, but it feels like pieces are missing. 

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PINK WALL Review

Written and directed by Tom Cullen, Pink Wall is a sparse film, packing a lot into its 85-minute runtime but without all the frills.

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PRIMAL Review

If you’re a Nicolas Cage fan looking for a nonsensical, funny film, this one will certainly do the trick. 

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THE CAT AND THE MOON Review

Though The Cat and the Moon needs more originally and a stronger guardian presence, it serves as a good starting place for Alex Wolff, and will hopefully provide more opportunities for directorial work. 

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BLINK OF AN EYE Review

Blink of an Eye may be a love letter to Dale Earnhardt Senior and to the sport of racing, but ultimately, it’s a one-pager that belongs in the NASCAR Hall of Fame and doesn’t have all the emotional impact that a good love letter should. 

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