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The best movie about who gangsters – Goodfellas

So says Henry Hill in Martin Scorsese’s Goodfellas, a movie about the benefits and turmoils of life as a New York mobster. Though he isn’t…

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The emotional roller-coaster of growing up gay in “My Best Friend” (mi mejor amigo)

The story of young gay men coming to terms with their sexuality has become a fairly common narrative in Hollywood and European cinema, but Raid…

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Jellyfish: James Gardner’s impressive debut finds a diamond in some serious rough

In an age where we have had no shortage of hard-knocks stories, James Gardner’s debut feature Jellyfish manages to take this trope and spin it…

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“Never Goin’ Back”: Subverts the Slacker Comedy, But to What End?

The first thing that came to my mind after watching Never Goin’ Back was “oh, it’s a female version of Dude, Where’s My Car?” and…

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In The Land of Steady Habits, Nicole Holofcener Explores Uncharted Territory

Anders Hill (Ben Mendelsohn), the self-sabotaging mess at the center of Nicole Holofcener’s sixth feature film, The Land of Steady Habits, isn’t the sort of…

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Stevan Mena completes his horror trilogy with “Malevolence 3: Killer”

It was four years ago, in the midst of shooting “Malevolence 3: Killer” in the Lehigh Valley, that filmmaker Stevan Mena came to the realization…

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Film Review: Colin Firth in “The Mercy”

The prestige biopic can seem a pretty bolted-down genre in terms of narrative possibility, but that’s not to say it provides a uniform audience experience:…

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A profoundly moving, painfully topical drama: Rosie 

Paddy Breathnach’s Rosie, directed from a script by Roddy Doyle, is difficult to try and pigeonhole. It’s at once an authentic family drama, a heart-wrenchingly…

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“Paul, Apostle Of Christ” Looks Great, But Needed A Rewrite

When watching “Paul, Apostle of Christ,” viewers will be well-served to remember St. Paul’s words to the early Corinthian Christians: “But God chose what is…

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EXTRACURRICULAR ACTIVITIES Is A Witty And Dark Trip

Extracurricular Activities is a 2019 American Comedy Thriller directed by Jay Lowi and written by Bob Sáenz. In it, a mature, intelligent high school student…

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