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Glenn Heath Jr.

With deep love and affection for their characters, Baker and co-writer Chris Bergoch create a vibrant community pushed to the fringes by economics but still bursting at the seams with creative possibility. more

Oct 17, 2017 6:12 PM Film

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David Appleby

The enchanting qualities of Ashdown Forest in Sussex—the inspiration for Winnie the Pooh’s Hundred-acre wood—are on full display from the beginning of Goodbye Christopher Robin. more

Oct 17, 2017 6:04 PM Film

In the grand spectrum of horror subgenres, Italian giallo films are the most visually and emotionally kinetic. more

Oct 10, 2017 4:26 PM Film

More of interest is the way van Gogh unapologetically subverted societal norms in trying to capture the majestic essence of simple landscapes and objects. more

Oct 10, 2017 4:15 PM Film

Villeneuve’s “epic” film may look and sound important, but that’s just the hubris talking. more

Oct 3, 2017 3:46 PM Film

Harry Dean Stanton, who passed away on Sept. 15, 2017 at the tender age of 91, was an actor who embodied the endless process of aching reassessment. more

Oct 3, 2017 3:28 PM Film

Two new films by master directors, both opening at the Digital Gym Cinema on Friday, Sept. 29, examine the tireless work of such relentless individuals, albeit through very different lenses. more

Sep 26, 2017 4:58 PM Film

Stronger examines the emotional and psychological trauma of the Boston Marathon bombing through the experiences of survivor Jeff Bauman (played by Jake Gyllenhaal). more

Sep 19, 2017 3:33 PM Film

Initially, Marjorie Prime confronts the fragility of memory from an academic perspective. more

Sep 19, 2017 3:13 PM Film

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Photo by Ryan Kuratomi

In serving such a diverse community, DGC has tried to expand its programming to fit the growing interest expressed by local audiences. more

Sep 13, 2017 11:37 AM Fall Arts 1 Comments

Beach Rats embraces the fragmentation of confused youth through a collage of incomplete images. more

Sep 12, 2017 1:55 PM Film

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jake jung

The bravura first person slaughter that opens Jung Byung-gil’s The Villainess instills an aesthetic connection between rage and violence. more

Sep 12, 2017 1:48 PM Film

Crown Heights begins in 1980, a year in which New York City was experiencing a brutal crime wave that left politicians and police in desperate need of convictions. more

Sep 6, 2017 8:32 AM Film

The film’s ultimately conventional take on rationalized violence lacks teeth, relegating it to an already overflowing bin of cold-nosed morality tales that are indistinguishable from each other. more

Sep 6, 2017 8:26 AM Film

Despite what most believe, the fall season can be bad for quality films. So the merit of these features boils down to the writer’s sensibility (it’s all about trust), and what CityBeat readers are looking for in the first place. more

Aug 29, 2017 4:21 PM Film 1 Comments

In writer/director Lake Bell’s latest comedy, a jaded filmmaker tries to convince three couples that marriage should be limited to a seven-year contract with the option to renew. more

Aug 29, 2017 4:08 PM Film

Relentless and intoxicating, Good Time is a manic and devious exploration of greed. more

Aug 22, 2017 2:07 PM Film

Actor, screenwriter, lothario, Flamenco dancer—Hampton Fancher has forgotten more experiences than most people have had in their entire lifetime. more

Aug 22, 2017 1:57 PM Film

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Claudette Barius

As a stand-alone studio film, Logan Lucky is one of the most joyously political in recent memory. more

Aug 15, 2017 5:16 PM Film

Poets don’t explain themselves,” says the red-haired muse Stella (Pamela Flores) to naïve writer Alejandro (Adan Jodorowsky) toward the beginning of Endless Poetry. more

Aug 15, 2017 5:05 PM Film

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