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A Novel Film: Amy Adams, Jake Gyllenhaal and Michael Shannon Soar in 'Nocturnal Animals'

A Novel Film: Amy Adams, Jake Gyllenhaal and Michael Shannon Soar in 'Nocturnal Animals'

Thursday, December 08, 2016  |  Bob Grimm

A jilted husband uses the power of the pen to mess with his ex-wife’s mind in Nocturnal Animals , an engaging and dark-hearted film from director Tom Ford.

Amy Adams, on fire in 2016 even after you deduct points due to Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice , plays Susan Morrow, a bizarre art-gallery owner s...

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Soaring High: 'The Eagle Huntress' Is a Dramatic Documentary That Will Capture Your Heart

Soaring High: 'The Eagle Huntress' Is a Dramatic Documentary That Will Capture Your Heart

Thursday, December 08, 2016  |  Bob Grimm

Director Otto Bell’s documentary The Eagle Huntress actually plays out like a cool, dramatic adventure film as a young girl aims to be the first eagle hunter in her family.

Aisholpan, a 13-year-old Mongolian girl living with her tribe, has always been fascinated by eagles, and wants to become a champio...

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True TV: 'SuperMansion' Declares War on Christmas; 'Star' Gets Behind the Music

True TV: 'SuperMansion' Declares War on Christmas; 'Star' Gets Behind the Music

Wednesday, December 07, 2016  |  Bill Frost

SuperMansion: War on Christmas (Thursday, Dec. 8, Crackle), holiday special: Oldster superhero Titanium Rex (voiced by Bryan Cranston) and his geezeriffic League of Freedom are forced to stop arguing for a hot minute to save Christmas from a new supervillain, Mr. Skibumpers (Jim Parsons), a malevolen...

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Home Video Review: ‘The Eyes of My Mother’ Is Nightmarish, Old-School Horror

Home Video Review: ‘The Eyes of My Mother’ Is Nightmarish, Old-School Horror

Tuesday, December 06, 2016  |  Bob Grimm

Ever wondered what would happen to your kid if you raised her in the middle of nowhere with no friends—and showed her how to perform surgery on decapitated cow heads?

Well, writer-director Nicolas Pesce has. Heck, he’s made a whole damned movie about it, The Eyes of My Mother .

After a really strange gu...

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A Historic Romance: 'Loving' Is a Powerful, Important Film About a Couple's Fight to Simply Be Together

A Historic Romance: 'Loving' Is a Powerful, Important Film About a Couple's Fight to Simply Be Together

Thursday, December 01, 2016  |  Bob Grimm

Director Jeff Nichols, who has already made two excellent movies in Mud and Take Shelter , released a very good movie earlier this year called Midnight Special . Here, in late 2016, he has released another excellent one.

Loving , written and directed by Nichols, recounts the true story of Richard and Mildre...

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Delightfully Off the Rails: 'The Handmaiden' Is a Great Mystery-Thriller That Only Chan-wook Park Could Make

Delightfully Off the Rails: 'The Handmaiden' Is a Great Mystery-Thriller That Only Chan-wook Park Could Make

Thursday, December 01, 2016  |  Bob Grimm

Director Chan-wook Park ( Oldboy , Thirst ) seems to have made a relatively tame movie by his standards—at least for a good part of The Handmaiden ’s running time.

A young woman (Tae-ri Kim) is recruited by a scam artist (Jung-woo Ha) for a robbery plot involving another young woman (Min-hee Kim) and her u...

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