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70s Rewind: THE SUPER COPS, Batman and Robin Fight the System

Ron Leibman and David Selby star in director Gordon Parks' rowdy adaptation of a police story drawn from real life.

Now Streaming: RAINING IN THE MOUNTAIN, Intrigue, Drama, Action

Directed by King Hu, the late 70s drama ('Kong shan ling yu') features royal intrigue, Buddhist philosophy, and beautiful action; now streaming on The Criterion Channel.

Review: HONEYDEW, Exciting Rural Horror

Sawyer Spielberg, Malin Barr, and Barbara Kingsley star; Devereux Milburn directed.

Review: DEEPER WOUNDS (EXPANSIVAS), Stripped Down Thriller Speaks Clearly to its Intended Audience

Sisters Ana and Flavia reunite to gather their mother's remains. The eldest sister Flavia still harbors a lot of anger and hate about her death. She is determined to prove that it was their father who killed their mom so...

Review: THE NEVERS, Don't Call It a Comeback, They've Been Here For Years

Joss Whedon’s (Avengers, Firefly, Angel, Buffy, the Vampire Slayer) banishment from public life has been as swift as it has been brutal. By all accounts, Whedon’s fall from professional grace was well-deserved. After the box-office failure and critical drubbing of...

Review: FRANK OF IRELAND, Brashly Comic and Totally Ridiculous

Brian Gleeson, Domhnall Gleeson, Sarah Greene and Pom Boyd star in the series, soon to stream on Amazon Prime Video.

Review: THUNDER FORCE, Superhero Action-Comedy, Short on Action and Comedy

Melissa McCarthy, Octavia Spencer, and Jason Bateman star; Ben Falcone directed. Now streaming on Netflix.

Review: VOYAGERS, In Space, Hell Is Other (Beautiful) People

Colin Farrell, Tye Sheridan, and Lily-Rose Depp star in the sci-fi adventure, directed by Neil Burger.

Review: THE TUNNEL, Come For the Disaster, Leave for the Family Drama

Thorbjørn Harr, Ylva Fuglerud, and Lisa Carlehed star in the disaster thriller from Norway, directed by Pål Øie.

Review: BETTER DAYS, Under the Punishing Shadow of School Bullies

Directed by Derek Tsang and nominated for an Academy Award as Best International Feature Film; now available on home video.

Review: 2021 OSCAR NOMINATED SHORT FILMS - DOCUMENTARY, Hong Kong Splits and More

All five titles nominated for Academy Award, Best Documentary (Short Subject), are included in the program, now playing in select theaters.

Review: A GIRL MISSING, Freedom of Expression

Tsutsui Mariko stars in director Fukada Kôji's piercing character study, now streaming on The Criterion Channel.

Review: Almodóvar & Swinton Make Short, Beautiful Music in THE HUMAN VOICE

Conceived as a short project during Covid lockdown, Pedro Almodovar's The Human Voice, based on Jean Cocteau's stage play, with its popping colors and its melodramatic theme, is a quintessential Almodovar film. It is also a great reflection on filmmaking...

Review: 2021 OSCAR NOMINATED SHORT FILMS - LIVE ACTION, Fraught With Tension

All five titles nominated for Academy Award, Best Live Action Short, are included in the program, now playing in select theaters.

Review: GODZILLA VS. KONG, Monster Match Made in Heaven

Directed by Adam Wingard, the action film stars Alexander Skarsgard, Rebecca Hall, Millie Bobby Brown, Brian Tyree Henry, Julian Dennison and Demian Bicher.

Review: MADE FOR LOVE, Satirical Dark Comedy, Cristin Milioti Showcase

Cristin Milioti, Billy Magnussen and Ray Romano star in the sci-fi series, now streaming on HBO Max.

Review: THIS IS NOT A BURIAL, IT'S A RESURRECTION Signals the Arrival of a Major New Voice in Cinema

Directed by Lemohang Jeremiah Mosese, gorgeously shot in full frame by Pierre de Villiers, and enhanced by a captivating score by Berlin-based electronic composer Miyashita Yu, the film is a highly visual, aural experience that charts a new frontier in its cinematic language.

Review: 2021 OSCAR NOMINATED SHORT FILMS - ANIMATED, Dazzling Array of Ideas, Emotions, Characters

Eight films are featured in the program, including all five nominated for Academy Award, Best Animated Short.

Review: NO ORDINARY MAN, Finding Joy & Struggle in Transgender History

Anyone who is a part of a marginalized group can tell you that representation matters; not just having someone like ourselves in movies or books, but seeing ourselves in history, as a part of the world, making a mark on...

Blu-ray Review: Criterion's THE PARALLAX VIEW Uncovers 1970s Paranoia

Warren Beatty is plenty dirty.  In fact, he’s literally covered with mud.  The venerable leading man finds himself in figurative hot water shortly after nearly being washed away by literal tons of water.  One could conclude that that’s what he gets for snooping...