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Deep Throat vs Nixon, Jackie Chan vs the IRA and Olivia Cooke super in a serial killer tale from Victorian times
Also a suspense-cum-horror movie entertains by copying Groundhog Day
Oct 12th, 2017
Misfires from Michael Mann and Clint Eastwood but also two gems: Winter Sleep and Paddington
Human relations and the weather get chilly in the Turkish film Winter Sleep.
Jan 15th, 2015
Tammy needs more laughs, and Gore Vidal puts barbs into 4th of July
Susan Sarandon and Melissa McCarthy take a road trip without even a nod to Thelma and Louise
Jul 3rd, 2014
Spider-Man swoops back; Joe is a backwoods gothic and DOXA’s documentaries enlighten
Too many villains keep Spider-Man hopping in his latest movie.
May 1st, 2014
Gravity Dazzles, Parkland recalls the Kennedy assassination
George Clooney and Sandra Bullock work and float away in space in Gravity
Oct 4th, 2013
FBI plots social media surveillance on Twitter, Facebook
The FBI plans to create a new application to monitor and map user content on popular social media websites.
Jan 26th, 2012
J. Edgar, Immortals, Margin Call, Adam Sandler’s latest and two timely studies of war
Clint Eastwood and Leonardo DiCaprio give us a different view of J. Edgar Hoover, the long-time FBI boss. (Read more)
Nov 11th, 2011
Drive, The Guard, Lion King 3-D, I Don’t Know How She Does It and a VIFF update
Ryan Gosling doesn’t say a great deal but communicates a lot in Drive. To find out what, read more.
Sep 16th, 2011