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MOVIES IN RELEASE
TITLE RATING
Souvenir, The: Part II 5
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BOTTOM 5
MOVIES IN RELEASE
TITLE RATING
Fanatic, The 1
Antebellum 1
Craft, The: Legacy 1
Woman in the Window, The (2021) 1
Lucy in the Sky 1

2012 Tribeca Film Festival MOVIES
TITLE RATING
Take this Waltz 3.19
Sleepless Night 4.14
Hysteria 3.88
Fourth Dimension, The 4
In Their Skin 5
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2013 Fantasia International Film Festival MOVIES
TITLE RATING
Big Bad Wolves 5
Horror Stories 3
Ritual: A Psychomagic Story 3
Doomsdays 5
Resurrection of a Bastard, The 4
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2013 Toronto International Film Festival MOVIES
TITLE RATING
What If (2014) 1
Sacrament, The 3
Labor Day (2013) 1
Right Kind of Wrong, The 2
Dom Hemingway 3.29
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2013 New York Film Festival MOVIES
TITLE RATING
Inside Llewyn Davis 4.27
Her 4.34
Secret Life of Walter Mitty, The 3.6
Alan Partridge 4
Missing Picture, The 4
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2013 Chicago International Film Festival MOVIES
TITLE RATING
Inside Llewyn Davis 4.27
August: Osage County 1.78
Raze 2.43
Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom 3.63
Labor Day (2013) 1
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2016 Sundance Film Festival MOVIES
TITLE RATING
Swiss Army Man 4
Outlaws and Angels 4.78
Wiener-Dog 2
Hollars, The 4
Kate Plays Christine 2
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2016 Slamdance Film Festival MOVIES
TITLE RATING
Embers 4.14
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2016 Boston Sci-Fi Film Festival MOVIES
TITLE RATING
Pitch Black 3.56
Big Ass Spider! 4
Survivalist, The 3
Phoenix Incident, The 3
Alienated 2
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2019 Sundance Film Festival MOVIES
TITLE RATING
Farewell, The (2019) 4.63
Hail Satan? 3.86
Death of Dick Long, The 3
Judy & Punch 4
We Are Little Zombies 4
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2019 South by Southwest Film Festival MOVIES
TITLE RATING
Alice (2019) 5
Extra Ordinary 4
Yes, God, Yes 4
Them That Follow 4
Art of Self-Defense, The 5
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Independent Film Festival Boston 2019 MOVIES
TITLE RATING
Her Smell 5
Luce 3
Death of Dick Long, The 3
Art of Self-Defense, The 5
For the Birds (2019) 3
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2019 London Film Festival MOVIES
TITLE RATING
Knives Out 4.2
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2021 Sundance Film Festival MOVIES
TITLE RATING
In the Earth 3
Sparks Brothers, The 5
Strawberry Mansion 4
We're All Going to the World's Fair 2
Marvelous and the Black Hole 4
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2021 South by Southwest Film Festival MOVIES
TITLE RATING
Paul Dood's Deadly Lunch Break 2
Spine of Night, The 3
Violet (2021) 4
Who We Are: A Chronicle of Racism in America 4
Broadcast Signal Intrusion 3
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2020 Sundance Film Festival MOVIES
TITLE RATING
Minari 4.9
Shirley 4.08
Save Yourselves! 4
Wander Darkly 5
Father, The 5
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2021 Cinequest Film Festival MOVIES
TITLE RATING
My Zoe 4
Since August 5
This Is Not a War Story 4
Bitter Sugar 5
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2021 Seattle International Film Festival MOVIES
TITLE RATING
Strawberry Mansion 4
Who We Are: A Chronicle of Racism in America 4
Censor 3
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Independent Film Festival Boston 2021 MOVIES
TITLE RATING
We're All Going to the World's Fair 2
Strawberry Mansion 4
Dry, The 4
Holler 3
Marvelous and the Black Hole 4
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2021 Toronto Film Festival MOVIES
TITLE RATING
Dear Evan Hansen 1
Violet (2021) 4
Last Night in Soho 3.38
Dune (2021) 3
Rescue, The (2021) 4
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2021 New York Asian Film Festival MOVIES
TITLE RATING
Junk Head 3.57
Hold Me Back 4
Escape from Mogadishu 4
Joint 3
Asian Angel, The 4
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2021 Fantasia International Film Festival MOVIES
TITLE RATING
Yakuza Princess 5
Ghosting Gloria 3
Junk Head 3.57
Tokyo Revengers 3
Raging Fire 4
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2021 Venice Film Festival MOVIES
TITLE RATING
Dune (2021) 3
Last Night in Soho 3.38
Halloween Kills 2
Last Duel, The 2
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2021 New York Film Festival MOVIES
TITLE RATING
Dune (2021) 3
French Dispatch, The 4
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2021 London Film Festival MOVIES
TITLE RATING
French Dispatch, The 4
Last Night in Soho 3.38
King Richard 4
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2021 Telluride Film Festival MOVIES
TITLE RATING
King Richard 4
Rescue, The (2021) 4
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2021 Chicago International Film Festival MOVIES
TITLE RATING
Dune (2021) 3
Broadcast Signal Intrusion 3
French Dispatch, The 4
Last Duel, The 2
King Richard 4
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KING RICHARD
"Will power."
4 stars
Rob Gonsalves says... "You may be forgiven, watching "King Richard," for wondering what exactly Richard Williams’ deal was. Was he a prophet or a damned lucky delusional?" (more)
GHOSTBUSTERS: AFTERLIFE
"Honestly not even that great as nostalgia."
2 stars
Jay Seaver says... "There's a line, somewhere around 1978 or so, where folks on one side experienced the original "Ghostbusters" as a great, kind of crude big-budget comedy with a disappointing sequel in the same vein (maybe the first adult-skewing comedy their parents let them watch); on the other side, people who watched "The Real Ghostbusters" on Saturday mornings, had toys, games, comics, all sorts of stuff that goes with a light adventure franchise, even though most would circle back around to the original movie. "Ghostbusters: Afterlife" is a movie very much for the latter audience, and that's fine - they buy more movie tickets, after all - but once the filmmakers went that route, they could have made a much better movie." (more)
HOUSE OF GUCCI
"Gucci Gucci Ewww"
2 stars
Peter Sobczynski says... "At a time when it feels as if the majority of the films put into production have little more on their minds than to offer additional ways of monetizing the intellectual properties of the mega-conglomerates that own them, the fact that there is still someone like Ridley Scott out there should be a cause for celebration for most cineastes. At 83, an age when most people in his line of work have been consigned to the Lifetime Achievement Award circuit, he is not only still turning out films at a ferocious pace but appears to be one of the very few working today who is still willing and able to produce large-scale films that are aimed primarily at an adult audience. He is a filmmaker who clearly swings for the fences every time he takes on a new project and while that has resulted in a number of great works over the years—I will presume that a list of his notable works will not be needed—the down side is that he has also missed by a mile quite a few times in the past, though at least his failures tend to be more intriguing than the better efforts of most other filmmakers that I could name. For example, last month’s “The Last Duel” was a muddled Middle Ages epic that recounted the events leading up to France’s last legal sanctioned duel through three different viewpoints that interpreted the details in vastly dissimilar ways. I did not care for it very much but I am happy that he was able to get something that goes so far against the current grain produced and it received enough raves from other people to make me think that perhaps I should give it another chance and see if it improves on a second viewing." (more)
ETERNALS
"Adventure almost as big as its ideas."
4 stars
Jay Seaver says... "Jack Kirby's comic book series "The Eternals" was published by Marvel Comics but only retrofitted into the shared universe later, and not always well (one gets the idea later writers would have more use for the grand mythology than the individual characters), and one often gets the sense that the movie adaptation would be better off outside the Marvel Cinematic Universe as well. Though not perfect, Chloe Zhao's film is grand fantasy with its own big ideas, and is at its best when one doesn't have to worry about it fitting into another framework as this month's apocalypse." (more)
KURT VONNEGUT: UNSTUCK IN TIME
"So it goes."
4 stars
Rob Gonsalves says... "In 1941, an 18-year-old Kurt Vonnegut Jr. inscribed a book to his high-school girlfriend, who would later become his wife. He wrote, “To be shown to our children when they begin to wonder what things are most important in this world that some fools call hell.”" (more)
ANITA
"A capable tribute to a Hong Kong superstar."
3 stars
Jay Seaver says... ""Anita" is a perfectly fine musician biography for someone who seemingly should have something a lot grander. Anita Mui was a huge star in Hong Kong - commercially successful at a level few if any have been since and envelope-pushing on top of that - and this movie could almost be about any pop star who died young. It's a glossy, enjoyable movie of that type, and seems to be going over well in its native territory, but outsiders won't necessarily get a sense of what a big deal she was." (more)
SPINE OF NIGHT, THE
"Pure pulp."
3 stars
Jay Seaver says... ""The Spine of Night" wears its influences proudly, to the extent that one may wonder what it is besides those influences, particularly if bloody fantasy is not particularly one's cup of tea. It's an impressively-mounted example of that particular genre, especially considering how far back its inspirations are, but not for everyone. If one isn't into nudity, bloody violence, and power fantasies for their own sake, they probably won't get a whole lot else out of the movie." (more)
VIOLET (2021)
"Time to give Olivia Munn some respect."
4 stars
Rob Gonsalves says... "Olivia Munn has been on my radar since 2006, when she started as one of the hosts of G4’s goofball gamers-and-geeks program 'Attack of the Show.'" (more)
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