Netflix's new original series The OA is part sci-fi, part fantasy, and a whole lot of mystery. The show has all the makings of the next big streaming hit, but is that enough?
The Keeping Room has a promising premise and several ingredients for a successful bit of genre bending filmmaking, but the various elements never quite gel as well as they could or should.
The Better Angels feels like a poor carbon copy of a Terrence Malick film.
In I Origins, writer/ director Mike Cahill uses the old cliche ‘The Eyes Are the Mirror to the Soul’ to make something relatively original.
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The East is the kind of film that says a lot more with a whisper then it does with a scream, and while people may not be able to look past what the film’s ultimate message, in it’s quieter moments all of the emotional punches hit their marks.
The Company You Keep, the latest thriller from actor and director Robert Redford is almost quaint in terms of how unpretentious it is despite subject material and a stacked cast of familiar faces that could have been so much more than this. But it's that smallness that makes it all that much better.
With films coming to home video two days this week (Tuesday and Friday) here's part one of our look at the latest releases including Beasts of the Southern Wild, Killer Joe, Total Recall, Premium Rush, and Arbitrage.
Even when adding subplots involving a deadly cover-up, crooked cops, and a shaky marriage, it’s still hard to make a compelling film set against the backdrop of investment banking. Luckily, Arbitrage overcomes potentially dry material with some great performances and a solid cat and mouse story where the mouse is being chased by dozens of cats through several different houses.
The twisty sci-fi tinged mystery Sound of My Voice raises as many questions as it does answers, and despite a great performance from co-writer Brit Marling as an enigmatic cult leader, viewer enjoyment hinges on the ability to deal with large amounts of ambiguity well.