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  • Mark Perez has written one of the tightest comedy scripts to make it to be the big screen in ages. Game Night, directed by John Francis Daley and Jonathan Goldstein, wastes not a single second of dialogue, gives killer lines to every...

  • Sidemen: Long Road to Glory hits the familiar notes of Standing in the Shadows of Motown and 20 Feet from Stardom, documentaries focused on unappreciated musicians (like session players and background singers) who've made...

  • Tiptoeing toward the hot tub of camp without quite diving in, Double Lover starts to fracture Chloe’s point of view, resulting in at least one fabulous Cronenbergian dream scene ...

  • The narrative is needlessly complicated, and it all seems crafted just to build to a single joke voiced in the third act

  • Here’s the Marvel movie even non-Marvel fans are prepared to root for, the rare black superhero film, one boasting not only an almost-all black cast but helmed by a black director as well

  • Ferenc Török's black-and-white drama, which compellingly charts the course of just a few hours in a Hungarian village on August 12, 1945, probes an underrepresented slice of Second World War history -- the brief pocket of time between...

  • With Becks, directors Elizabeth Rohrbaugh and Daniel Powell have crafted an understated musical that really works, thanks to Alyssa Robbins' heartfelt music and standout performances from the cast. Brooklyn singer-songwriter Becks (Lena...

  • Neuroscientist Julia has a hack for just about everything: She guzzles Soylent and she'll reject a potential mate because his brain scans show a lack of empathy. Director and co-writer Whitney Cummings stars as the not-looking-for-a-man scientist...

  • As you might have guessed and/or feared, Will Gluck's screen adaptation of Peter Rabbit departs fairly significantly from Beatrix Potter's beloved children's tales. But while the film does insist on its own irreverence a bit too...

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