Homeless (Hassler, 2015)

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If the quickest metric of a directorial debut is to which films it invites comparison, the news about Clay Hassler’s Homeless is very, very good. [Read more...]

24 Days (Arcady, 2014)

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A terrifying kidnapping for ransom raises fears about renewed anti-Semitism. [Read more...]

(Dis)honesty: The Truth About Lies (Melamede, 2015)

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A famous G. K. Chesterton quote states, “Men do not differ much about what things they will call evils; they differ enormously about what evils they will call excusable.” [Read more...]

UnDivided (Martin, 2013)

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“The best way to convince people you don’t have an agenda is to not have an agenda.” [Read more...]

Out of the Dark (Quílez, 2014)

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Either Out of the Dark had the misfortune to be released too soon in the wake of The Babadook or–more likely–horror films in general are a bit too formulaic for my taste. [Read more...]

Rocks in my Pockets (Baumane, 2014)

A pill-popping Soviet psychiatrist, sampling her wares

Cliché alert! Signe Baumane’s debut feature film is an instant classic, thanks to evocative, inventive animation and its authentic, heartfelt look at mental illness. [Read more...]


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