Labyrinth of Lies powerfully confronts the silence of postwar Germany

By Andrew Collins on October 10, 2015

How does one account for the collective sins of a nation?

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“Grandma” searches for a semblance of love amid tragic dysfunction

By Andrew Collins on August 28, 2015

A role tailor-made for Lily Tomlin

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No Escape is the expat’s worst fears realized

By Andrew Collins on August 26, 2015

Family-centered, but not family-friendly, action

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Birdman: the Torture of Creative Integrity

By Paul Miller on August 26, 2015

Review of Birdman, Directed by Alejandro Inarritu Oscars are useful as cultural barometers. They say much about what we think is excellent–and, thus, about ourselves. While the Academy was crowning Alejandro Inarritu’s Birdman Best Picture of 2014, I was watching…

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Ricki and the Flash want us to forgive ourselves

By Kendrick Kuo on August 7, 2015

A story of forgiveness without confession

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Paper Towns tears down the straight-laced facade of suburbia

By Andrew Collins on July 28, 2015

The teenage philosophers and poets are back, and it’s delightful

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Irrational Man is a hopeless triumph of the conscience

By Andrew Collins on July 27, 2015

It sure would be comforting to be a Christian…

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Southpaw shows us the virtues of floating like a butterfly

By Andrew Collins on July 24, 2015

The story of a boxer who learns to grow up

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Jimmy’s Hall: Footloose in Ireland

By Kendrick Kuo on July 10, 2015

The classic story of religious prudes versus enlightened love.

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Me, Earl, and the Dying Girl is the cancer movie our generation deserves

By Andrew Collins on June 12, 2015

Better than The Fault in our Stars

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