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First Images from THE HANDMAID'S TALE: A Frightening Dystopia

Margaret Atwood's 1985 dystopian sci-fi book The Handmaid's Tale has taken on a disquieting prescience, given the recent US election. So it's quite fortunate timing that Hulu is producing a series based on the book, and they've released some images...

Review: COMPLIANCE is a Taut, Brilliant Character Piece

If I told you that Compliance is a taut, brilliant character piece, would you believe me without question? Anybody who has read of the Milgram experiment in the 60's is probably convinced that they wouldn't fall prey to such...

COMPLIANCE Trailer Asks How Far Is Too Far?

That is a long list of accolades and supportive quotes pulled from reviews of Craig Zobel's second feature Compliance. Do not be fooled however as Zobel's film proved to be one of the more divisive titles to emerge on the...

SXSW 2012 Review: COMPLIANCE Presents Cheap, Dishonest Thrills

An interesting thing happened while I was viewing Compliance. It's something that might be unique to a festival viewing experience, but it nonetheless brings a few of the film's problems to the forefront. Let me explain: This feature from...