Film Festivals

Synchronic

‘Synchronic’ Review: A Warm and Suspenseful Call for Human Connection

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The filmmakers behind ‘Spring’ and ‘The Endless’ tell an affecting tale about the importance of the people in our lives.

First Love

‘First Love’ Review: More Bloody Fun From the Legendary Takashi Miike [Fantastic Fest]

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Miike has made the best ‘True Romance’ riff you’ll ever see.

Personal History Of David Copperfield

‘The Personal History of David Copperfield’ Review: Aims For Whimsy But Comes Up Short

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Armando Iannucci’s take on Dickens is a stilted and tedious step down from ‘The Death of Stalin.’

I Was At Home But

‘I Was At Home, But…’ Review: An Expressionless Attempt at Stoicism

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This atmospheric drama lacks the emotional impact its premise suggests.

True History Of The Kelly Gang

‘True History of the Kelly Gang’ Review: A Gleefully Bonkers Take on Australia’s Greatest Outlaw

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More like Portrait of a Kelly Gang on Fire.

Jojo Rabbit Forest

‘Jojo Rabbit’ Review: A Hitler Comedy That’s More Safe Than Subversive

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Taika Waititi’s latest is too cute to land a punch.

Young Ahmed

‘Young Ahmed’ Review: A Dark Look at Impressionable Adolescence

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The Dardenne brothers latest film takes on a complicated young subject and clutching your chest.

Knives Out

‘Knives Out’ Review: A Whodunit That’s Fun But Faulted

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If nothing else, Rian Johnson’s film is definitive proof that Daniel Craig has impeccable comedic talents.

Guns Akimbo

‘Guns Akimbo’ Review: A Sensory Overload that Fires Blanks

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Despite an enticingly bananas premise, the follow up from ‘Deathgasm’ director Jason Lei Howden is something of a misfire.