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Unplanned (2019)

Unplanned plays like an impassioned jeremiad, feverishly pitched toward the contented faces in the choir.  

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A Private War (2018)

“War is cruelty,” William Tecumseh Sherman once said.  “There is no use trying to reform…

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The Girl in the Spider’s Web (2018)

In The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo–the first English-language adaptation of Stieg Larsson’s novel series–director David…

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Mad Max: Fury Road (2015)

Mad Max: Fury Road creates a world of magnificent desolation, where humanity skitters from one…

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Overlord (2018)

A strange cinematic bisque, Overlord so effectively stirs genuinely jarring horror elements into a gripping…

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Mid90s (2018)

Children of the mid-90s lived on the edge of a vanishing frontier, when the Internet…

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Hunter Killer (2018)

My high school humanities teacher was an adorably quirky woman who had a saying:  “The…

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The Hate U Give (2018)

When it comes to depicting teenagers, Hollywood generally puts its characters in two cheap, lazy…

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The Sisters Brothers (2018)

The Sisters Brothers takes place at an odd junction in America’s history.  It’s 1851, and…

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Halloween (2018)

The Halloween franchise now spans forty years, long enough to spawn a host of terrible sequels, cheap…

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