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Review :: On Guard / Five Day Lover

By Kilian Melloy | Aug 23
Though 1961's "Five Day Lover" and 1997's "On Guard" may seem an odd pairing for this double-bill Blu-ray release, the films both highlight Philippe de Broca's genius for folding farce, action, and romance into atmospheric cinema.

Review :: The Man Who Knew Infinity

By Kilian Melloy | Aug 23
Unless you're a completist with a yen for math dramas, this Blu-ray won't exert enough appeal to warrant buying a disc instead of streaming it once.

Review :: The Assistant

By Roger Walker-Dack | Aug 23
French directing duo Christophe Ali and Nicolas Bonilauri are back with a new movie after an absence of ten years from our screens. For their return they have chosen a wonderfully tense and stylized European thriller.

Review :: Beautiful Something

By Dale Reynolds | Aug 23
Interlocking stories of gay young men and older, white, Latino and black, tops and bottoms, in a fine overview of gay Philadelphia.

Review :: I Am JFK Jr.

By Louise Adams | Aug 22
Steve Burgess and Derik Murray's bittersweet reminiscence of the heir apparent to American royalty using archival footage and interviews, as well as chats with surviving friends.

Review :: Ben-Hur

By Kilian Melloy | Aug 19
In this age of farcically demagogic presidential candidates and Bernie or Busters, a tale of irrationally driven zealots and the calmer voices that seek to contain them ought to resonate. Alas, not so much.

Review :: War Dogs

By Kilian Melloy | Aug 19
Part buddy movie comedy, part boys' fantasy flick, based on real events but looking like so much Hollywood cotton candy, this is a movie that wants to be more fun that it is.

Review :: A Tale of Love and Darkness

By Kilian Melloy | Aug 19
Natalie Portman's venture into screenwriting and feature filmmaking is a deceptively complex and layered film, calm and dense and fraught with unease.

Review :: Lo & Behold: Reveries Of The Connected World

By Greg Vellante | Aug 19
This straightforward, periodically tedious, yet almost always fascinating documentary from the legendary Werner Herzog explores how the Internet has shaped, and will continue to shape, our species.

Review :: Spa Night

By Kilian Melloy | Aug 19
What we see on screen is but a fraction of what we get from this empathetically-written, sensitively acted and directed work.

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