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Barely Lethal doesn't have a bad hook. Haughty high school queen bees have forever wrought havoc at the movies, but none have squared off with a rival trained to kill, a trait marking Megan Walsh (Hailee Steinfeld) as a potentially tantalizing protagonist....
From: Slant Magazine | By: Ed Gonzalez and Sal Cinquemani | Friday, May 22, 2015
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In a competition otherwise marked by compromise and caution, Hou Hsiao-hsien's austere, astounding The Assassin feels like it's been beamed in from another era entirely, even as its heavily saturated, aggressively digital images carry an undeniably modern...
From: Slant Magazine | By: Ed Gonzalez and Sal Cinquemani | Friday, May 22, 2015
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Barbara Hammer's Welcome to This House is part essay film, part historical documentary, less dutifully explaining the life of American poet Elizabeth Bishop than finding an audio-visual means to elucidate the inscription on Bishop's headstone: "All the...
From: Slant Magazine | By: Ed Gonzalez and Sal Cinquemani | Friday, May 22, 2015
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The Canadian youths in Jean-Fran├žois Caissy's Guidelines are at that formative, often uncomfortable, time in their lives when they become aware of their independence while still under the relative control of the adults in their midst. Between scenes...
From: Slant Magazine | By: Ed Gonzalez and Sal Cinquemani | Friday, May 22, 2015
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The scariest moment in Poltergeist happens before the film has begun, as the newly amended MGM logo fades up and is disrupted by digital static before reaching completion. It's a pre-film jolt that demonstrates how the corporate visage is malleable and...
From: Slant Magazine | By: Ed Gonzalez and Sal Cinquemani | Friday, May 22, 2015
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1. "Ridin' Dirty." Richard Brody on Mad Max: Fury Road. "[George] Miller and his co-writers, Brendan McCarthy and Nico Lathouris, lend the story a quasi-Biblical starkness as well as a visionary mythology involving a band of older biker women, the Vuvalini,...
From: Slant Magazine | By: Ed Gonzalez and Sal Cinquemani | Friday, May 22, 2015
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Watching Emily Blunt's kidnapping specialist Kate Macer be talked into volunteering to assist on some patently shady cross-border operation near the start of Sicario, I was oddly reminded of a similar scene at the start of Aliens, where despite losing...
From: Slant Magazine | By: Ed Gonzalez and Sal Cinquemani | Thursday, May 21, 2015
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The Rose is a prestige studio film that wants to be mistaken as a cry from the bowels of hell, as an authentic, gritty depiction of the tribulations and toll of fame. The film is anchored by an unbridled lead performance from Bette Midler as the titular...
From: Slant Magazine | By: Ed Gonzalez and Sal Cinquemani | Wednesday, May 20, 2015
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1. "Jon Hamm Talks About the Mad Men Series Finale." The actor speaks with Dave Itzkoff of the New York Times about the screen cut to the 1971 Coca-Cola "Hilltop" commercial and more. "My take is that, the next day, he wakes up in this beautiful place,...
From: Slant Magazine | By: Ed Gonzalez and Sal Cinquemani | Wednesday, May 20, 2015
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"Which way do you want to go?" one young idealist asks another midway through Tomorrowland. "Backwards or forwards?" In every Brad Bird film, the will of the innovator overpowers the evils of complacency: a mouse with a culinary gift abandons the comforts...
From: Slant Magazine | By: Ed Gonzalez and Sal Cinquemani | Wednesday, May 20, 2015
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