Guest Reviews

Review: ‘Amor Crónico’ 

Posted November 23, 2014 by Guest Writer

Directed by Jorge Perugorría, Starring CuCu Diamantes, Andrés Levin, Adela Legra and Liosky Clavero. Now Available on DVD, VOD and Digital Acclaimed Cuban singer CuCu Diamentes, a New York City transplant since her college days, recently returned to her home country to perform in cities across the nation. It was the first time in history […]

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In Theaters

Review: ‘Foxcatcher’

Posted November 20, 2014 by Jake Kring-Schreifels

Written & Directed by Bennett Miller Starring Steve Carrell, Channing Tatum, Mark Ruffallo, Siena Miller & Vanessa Redgrave In Theaters Friday, November 21, 2014 Foxcatcher, the hauntingly quiet new film from Bennett Miller, is about wrestling just as much as what wrestling is about: power, physicality, and isolation. The story is strange and grows stranger. […]

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Review: ‘The Theory of Everything’

Posted November 13, 2014 by Jake Kring-Schreifels

Directed by James Marsh; Written by Anthony McCarten Starring Eddie Redmayne, Felicity Jones, David Thewlis, Charlie Cox & Maxine Peake Opens Friday in select theaters Everything in The Theory of Everything has a glossy glow to it. The film follows the life of cosmologist Stephen Hawking in a way that coats his brilliance and love […]

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Review: ‘True Son’

Posted November 10, 2014 by Jason Teich

Directed by Kevin Gordon Now Playing in Los Angeles ‘True Son,’ Kevin Gordon’s new documentary about the election campaign of a 22-year-old Stockton, California City Council hopeful, aspires to be an inspirational beacon of youthful idealism in America’s sea of political apathy and gridlock. But the doc suffers from a sweeping lack of specificity, conflict, […]

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Review: ‘Imagine I’m Beautiful’

Posted November 4, 2014 by Guest Writer

By: Makia Martin Written By: Naomi McDougall Jones Directed By: Meredith Edwards Starring: Naomi McDougall Jones, Katie Morrison, Jan Kutrzeba, Lucas Salvagno Screening in Toronto at The Carlton Theatre & The Kingsway Theatre – November 7-13, 2014 Lana: When you see a photo of someone, you can kind of tell who they are. Kate: So […]

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Review: ‘Before I Go to Sleep’

Posted November 1, 2014 by Jake Kring-Schreifels

Directed by Rowan Joffe Written by Rowan Joffe (Screenplay) and S.J. Watson (Novel) Starring Nicole Kidman, Colin Firth, Mark Strong, & Anne-Marie Duff NOW PLAYING in NYC and Select Theaters In ‘Before I Go to Sleep, a woman wakes up one morning and appears to be escaping a forgettable one-night stand. The truth is, she does […]

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