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Sundance 2021 Review: MASS, An Unflinching, Uncompromising Examination of Loss and Mourning

It might be one of the deepest and most abiding ironies of the last year that it took the emergence of one pandemic (COVID-19) to temporarily end another pandemic (school shootings). With the majority of elementary and high school students...

Hey Australia! Win Tickets to See THE DEATH OF STALIN in Cinemas!

The Death Of Stalin is a political satire film that has an ensemble cast including Steve Buscemi, Rupert Friend, Simon Russell, Jeffrey Tambor, Jason Isaacs and Olga Kurylenko. Moscow, 1953: when tyrannical dictator Joseph Stalin drops dead, his parasitic cronies...

Animated HAPPY FAMILY Trailer: Friendly Monster Transformation

A teaser for the animated adventure Happy Family was released a couple months ago and now the sparkling full trailer has dropped. It concerns an unhappy family that is transformed into monsters. The English voice cast is stellar: Emily Watson,...

Review: A CURE FOR WELLNESS, A Most Curious and Thrilling Adventure

A curiosity, indeed, Gore Verbinski's A Cure for Wellness is a magnificent production of a tiny idea. Lockhart (Dane DeHaan) is a bloodthirsty junior executive at a financial services firm in Manhattan who would like nothing more than to become...

Exclusive: RIO, I LOVE YOU App - What, Or Who, Do You Love?

As we swing into the weekend, it's a good time for fun, films, and film apps. Rio, I Love You is "the third in the 'Cities of Love' trilogy," per official verbiage, "following Paris, Je T'Aime and New York, I...

Now On Blu-ray: SWEETWATER, A Mixed Bag Of Violent Acts

Sweetwater, a Western from Logan and Noah Miller, is out on Blu-ray and DVD today via Arc Entertainment. Bill Graham wrote about Sweetwater when it played at Dallas IFF this year. He wrote in part: "Violent and dark, this feels like a William...

Review: SWEETWATER Would Go Down Better With A Bit More Sugar

Sweetwater isn't easy to enjoy. For such a spare and tight film, there seems to be a lot of dead air. Part of that is because it brings together three narratives that don't mesh until nearly halfway into the film....

January Jones Shoots A Lot of Bad Folks in SWEETWATER Trailer

Despite a fair number of film roles, Mad Men's January Jones has not been able to break meaningfully into the cinema. In Sweetwater, writer-director Logan Miller has anchored a film around her as an avenging angel in a purple dress.In...