The Water Diviner takes a refreshing dive into one of history’s footnotes

By Andrew Collins on April 27, 2015

A worthy directing effort from Crowe

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Underdogs and the power of faith: director Alejandro Monteverde on Little Boy

By Andrew Collins on April 23, 2015

Based on Interview with Alejandro Monteverde, Director of Little Boy   The “faith-based” box When it comes to telling stories, director Alejandro Monteverde doesn’t believe in a sacred-secular dichotomy. “I’m constantly being put in a box, he says, “constantly.” At first…

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There are still new stories to be told in the Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel

By Andrew Collins on March 6, 2015

Over favorite octogenarian expats are back

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McFarland, USA Shows How to Run the Race

By Christian Hamaker on February 20, 2015

Well played if overly familiar, this inspirational sports story is tough to fault.

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Moral Discussions Engage in “Winter Sleep”

By Christian Hamaker on January 30, 2015

Breathtakingly beautiful and rich in moral discussion, this intimate epic earns every minute of its lengthy running time.

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“Can you draw out Leviathan with a fishhook?”

By Andrew Collins on January 24, 2015

Profoundly Russian – in both the literal and literary sense

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Still Alice: Memory and the self-made woman

By Andrew Collins on January 18, 2015

The family drama rendition of Memento

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The Imitation Game: A war story for the 21st century

By Andrew Collins on December 12, 2014

Hollywood has been waiting to tell this story for some time

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Where Perfection Is the Standard and Grace Is in Short Supply

By Christian Hamaker on October 17, 2014

Whiplash jazzes up a formulaic story.

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Isolation and Freedom in “Tracks”

By Kendrick Kuo on September 19, 2014

A reckless woman treks through the Australian desert to find peace

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