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  • Big-budget action epics might be the current norm, but there's something to be said for the slow burn. Enter Standoff, which delivers pretty much what its title advertises.
    Bird (Ella Ballentine) is something of an obsessive photo bug...

  • Many filmmakers have tried in recent years, but few have nailed the elusive formula of the two-hander romantic comedy quite like Emily Ting with Already Tomorrow in Hong Kong. Ruby (Jamie Chung) is a Los Angeleno who, lost on her first...

  • On the surface, there isn't much to object to in How to Be Single. Look, it says! No matter how fabulous their lives may seem, everyone wants to be happier and more fulfilled. Everyone is looking for something more, just like you! And...

  • "I've turned into this kind of crazy optimist," Michael Moore admits in his new documentary Where to Invade Next, his first film in six years. At 61, the gadfly savant has mellowed. Instead of charging into rooms, he shuffles, the American...

  • Deadpool is his film's own junky, retrograde RiffTrack, cracking endlessly about balls and gayness, about burn victims and 90s bands and the conventions of superhero movies. Marvel comics' "merc with a mouth" is a sort of shock-jock Spider-Man,...

  • Five overlapping tales constitute Southbound, whose most commendable trait is that one story bleeds seamlessly into the next — rarely do multi-director horror anthologies amount to more than the sum of their mixed-bag parts. That...

  • Tumbledown is one of those movies where a quirky man meets a quirky woman and it's instantly obvious they'll end up together. Hannah (Rebecca Hall) is the widow of Hunter Miles, a moody folksinger. Andrew (Jason Sudeikis), a pop-culture...

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