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Cinema Review :: That's Not Us

By Kilian Melloy | Jul 6
If you're young and want to see your doubts and anxieties represented (or, for some reason, want to remember what being young was like), then this is a film for you.

Blu-ray/DVD Review :: Absolute Beginners

By Jake Mulligan | Jul 6
Julien Temple's obsession with artifice grants him an eye for the oversized. And when he emphasizes it, via sets, colors, and comedy, his film finds a garish poetry.

Cinema Review :: Sand Dollars

By Joseph Pisano | Jul 6
In their latest realistic drama, filmmakers Israel Cárdenas and Laura Amelia Guzmán leave you wondering if maybe it is sometimes better never to have loved at all.

Cinema Review :: How to Win At Checkers (Every Time)

By Kilian Melloy | Jul 6
Shot with lovely cinematography, "How to Win At Checkers" is emotionally complex and bittersweet.

Cinema Review :: Proxy

By Jake Mulligan | Jul 6
Director Brandon Deyette (who also wrote, and stars as Josh) is hardly a visual maestro. But then, he doesn't have to be -- he's just hosting conversations.

Cinema Review :: Lyle

By Kevin Taft | Jul 6
With a new spin on an old horror classic, this moody tale of a young lesbian couple moving into a Brooklyn brownstone to make a family still manages to tread familiar territory.

Cinema Review :: Godless

By Frank J. Avella | Jul 5
In his new feature, "Godless," Joshua Lim delves into the taboo area of brotherly incest, a fascinating narrative endeavor. Unfortunately, Lim's ambition far exceeds the quality of his judgy and melodramatic script.

Cinema Review :: Seed Money: The Chuck Holmes Story

By Kilian Melloy | Jul 5
Porn impresario Chuck Holmes not only re-shaped the "gay look," but walked the walk of true gay power, presenting sex as something fun and worthy of celebration before demonstrating that participation in politics isn't selling out.

Cinema Review :: In The Grayscale

By Kilian Melloy | Jul 5
Claudio Marcone directs this film, which is polished, visually engaging, and emotionally compelling -- gratifying qualities in any film, but especially in a genre crowded with lesser projects. This one stands out.

Blu-ray/DVD Review :: While We're Young

By Louise Adams | Jul 5
One-hit documentarian Josh (Ben Stiller) is in a rut with wife Cornelia (Naomi Watts), noting but never using the spontaneity afforded by lack of children.

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