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BEAU IS AFRAID Review: Ari Aster Delivers Another Brilliant, Confounding Masterpiece

Joaquin Phoenix stars in the new film by Ari Aster.

Trailer: BEAUTIFUL BOY Offers Earnestness and Tragedy

Belgian director Felix van Groeningen is deeply interested in chronicling the emotional lay-of-the-land of 'downfall.' From his comedic family comedy-drama The Misfortunates, to the death of a small child for a pair of firebrand Bluegrass musicians in The Broken Circle...

The Many Faces Of Dwayne Johnson

This week sees worldwide premieres of Rawson Marshall Thurber's Central Intelligence, starring Kevin Hart and Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson. Peter Martin didn't slag the film in his review, and included the following bit about Dwayne: "Johnson has always threatened to...

Review: CENTRAL INTELLIGENCE, Lowbrow Comedy Hijinks

Exceedingly silly, Central Intelligence survives a rough start to achieve at least one of its evident goals, namely, to be a lowbrow comedy for audiences with low expectations. Dwayne Johnson and Kevin Hart star as an updated pair of 1980's...

The Trailer For Jared Hess' DON VERDEAN Is Like Lucifer Farted In Your Brain

Napoleon Dynamite helmer Jared Hess returns to screens December 11th with his latest slice of oddity. Sam Rockwell stars as as the titular Don Verdean, a Biblical archaeologist hired by a small town church to bring ancient artefacts from the...