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Turbo Kid

Elijah Davidson
Turbo Kid
Imagine Sam Raimi teamed up with James Cameron to make a Mega Man movie for a buck twenty-five. That’s Turbo Kid.

Results

Elijah Davidson
Results
Instead of being a movie where beautiful people fall in love, Results is a movie where people are more concerned than they ought to be with being beautiful and in love.

A Most Violent Year - Alternate Take

Andy Singleterry
A Most Violent Year - Alternate Take
In A Most Violent Year, that line follows Abel like a pursuing tripwire, even as he tries to stay away from it. Everyone around him wallows in crime, but he keeps to his code...

‘71

Elijah Davidson
‘71
The film is principally a gripping action thriller, albeit one that’s made to look like a 70s conspiracy thriller.

Last Days in the Desert

Elijah Davidson
Last Days in the Desert
Last Days in the Desert is an artful, thoughtful exploration of Christ, his like-us-ness, his relationship with his Father, and his relevance in our lives today...

Going Clear: Scientology and the Prison of Belief

Elijah Davidson
Going Clear: Scientology and the Prison of Belief
As an investigation into the structure of the strange, Modern—and I use that in the philosophical sense—belief system, Going Clear is fascinating...

Song of the Sea

Kent Webber
Song of the Sea
Music also plays an integral role in the film. At the very beginning, we hear the mother Bronah playing the song of the sea for her son, Ben. This song functions as a character throughout the film. Wherever it is played, dead stone is turned back to living flesh...

Blackhat

Steven Vredenburgh
Blackhat
As a whole Blackhat falls short, but the moments that work, work well. One such moment comes at the end of the film in which Hemsworth confronts the film’s unnamed villain, as row upon row of torchbearers pass by...

American Sniper

Elijah Davidson
American Sniper
Like Selma, American Sniper has its faults, both historical and cinematic, but regardless, this is a movie we need right now. I’m grateful for it.

A Most Violent Year

Gary Ingle
A Most Violent Year
Chandor’s film excels because it doesn't take violence for granted; it actually takes the time to question every violent decision made by its characters.
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