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  • Kimberly Levin's Runoff deals with an old-as-time moral quandary — how far will you go to protect your family? — but the movie achieves an understated resonance through Levin's emotionally sensitive compositions and her...

  • 2 months ago | Film and TV

    Long gone are the days when depictions of reporters in movies were reduced to a fedora with a white “Press” card tucked into the brim. We have Robert Redford and Dustin Hoffman in All The President’s Men and Peter Finch’s epic cry o...

  • The reason to see Marc Silver's documentary 3½ Minutes, 10 Bullets — about the 2012 shooting of Jordan Davis, a black teenager, by Michael Dunn, a white, middle-aged computer programmer — is to behold the grueling...

  • Even within the strictest formulas of today's superhero-driven Hollywood, the experienced craftsman with a genuine enthusiasm for the form can find precious moments that are able to accommodate his or her personality. See, for example, director...

  • The Overnight — like writer-director Patrick Brice's Creep — is a clever 80-minute game with a punchline ending. Though working within different genre frameworks (Creep is a set-in-the-woods thriller, The...

  • Daniel Duran's Bravetown is a textbook example of substance-over-style success: Aside from a showy opening (a tracking shot that snakes through a club, cribbing freely from Carlito's Way, Boogie Nights, etc.), the movie...

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