Review: Abuse of Weakness

Isabelle Huppert is as formidable as ever, but Abuse of Weakness eventually collapses due to its lack of insight into its central dilemma, writes FMR’s Jordan Baker.  Truth can be stranger than fiction, but...

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Review: Sin City: A Dame to Kill For

Eva Green’s scenery-chewing femme fatale enlivens this hollow, yet often diverting sequel, writes FMR’s Jordan Baker.  The over-stylized, faux-noir alleys of Frank Miller‘s Sin City stories may be treacherous, but few of them compare with...

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Desmond Tutu Children of the Light

Review: Children of the Light

As one of the most important figures in fighting against South African Apartheid, Archbishop Desmond Tutu has secured his place as a national hero. New documentary Children of the Light by Dawn Gifford...

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Review: The One I Love

Charlie McDowell’s Sundance sensation is off-kilter, playful, and an uncommonly assured debut, writes FMR’s Jordan Baker While a good movie should be able to withstand the spoiling of its twists, sometimes the experience...

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The Zero Theorem Review

Review: The Zero Theorem

At last, at last, Terry Gilliam is back to his very "Brazil" best with this beautiful, delicate and accomplished movie, writes FMR's Cate Baum

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Review: Calvary

John Michael McDonagh‘s second film is a major improvement from his debut, yet it can’t quite reach unqualified greatness, writes FMR’s Jordan Baker. The opening scene of Calvary gives off the feel of an Agatha...

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Review: Get On Up

Get On Up is a solid and entertaining showbiz biopic held together by a star-making performance from Chadwick Boseman, writes FMR’s Jordan Baker.  If Hollywood is listening properly, they will know that a...

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Review: Guardians of the Galaxy

Guardians of the Galaxy is an engaging sci-fi adventure that ranks among Marvel Studios’ best, writes FMR’s Jordan Baker. Though there’s not a pirate to be found in Guardians of the Galaxy (at least not of...

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Review: One Day: A Musical

Joe Kowalski’s “One Day: A Musical” is an unmistakable indie endeavor writes FMR’s James Grimsby As Joe Kowalski – also known as YouTube personality PogieJoe – prepares for his YouTube channel’s four-year anniversary,...

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Review: Magic in the Moonlight

Though billed as a light comedy, Magic in the Moonlight is as dour and unpleasant as its protagonist, writes FMR’s Jordan Baker.  A movie may show a character acting in an unpleasant manner without...

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