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Review: Atomic-Age Thriller 'The Incredible Shrinking Man' Gets Great New Blu-ray from Criterion

Review: Atomic-Age Thriller 'The Incredible Shrinking Man' Gets Great New Blu-ray from Criterion

By Sam Cohen | Oct 18, 2021

Sci-fi B-movies rarely get as engaging as 1957's "The Incredible Shrinking Man." This existential thriller arrives on Blu-ray courtesy of The Criterion Collection.

Review: Humphrey Bogart-Starring 'High Sierra' Shines on Blu-ray from Criterion

Review: Humphrey Bogart-Starring 'High Sierra' Shines on Blu-ray from Criterion

By Sam Cohen | Oct 18, 2021

The Humphrey Bogart-starring 1941 drama "High Sierra" is now available on Blu-ray from The Criterion Collection with a new 1080p presentation sourced from a 4K restoration of the film's original 100-minute cut. This edition boasts many features.

Review: 'To the Sea' an Understated, Emotional Gem

Review: 'To the Sea' an Understated, Emotional Gem

By Kilian Melloy | Oct 18, 2021

A couple new to a seaside village find tranquility and turmoil as they both fall in love with the same local man. Heartbreak seems inevitable — but hope creates a sweet, erotic tension in this emotional gem.

Review: Zinging Dialogue Saves the Paper-thin Plot of 'Hetero'

Review: Zinging Dialogue Saves the Paper-thin Plot of 'Hetero'

By Kilian Melloy | Oct 18, 2021

Zinging dialogue saves the paper-thin plot of this teen comedy, in which a high school GSA has to double its membership by getting some straight students to join up, or else disband.

Review: 'Women Is Losers' Takes Gutsy Swings at Complicated Issues

Review: 'Women Is Losers' Takes Gutsy Swings at Complicated Issues

By Noe Kamelamela | Oct 18, 2021

In "Women is Losers," Celina comes of age in 1960s San Francisco.

'Halloween Kills' Carves Out $50.4 Million At Box Office

'Halloween Kills' Carves Out $50.4 Million At Box Office

By Lindsey Bahr | Oct 17, 2021

"Halloween Kills" may be available to watch at home, but the latest installment in the Michael Myers saga is making a killing at the North American box office in its first weekend in theaters.

 Hannah Gadsby Gives Netflix the Middle Finger Over Dave Chappelle

Hannah Gadsby Gives Netflix the Middle Finger Over Dave Chappelle

By Emell Adolphus | Oct 17, 2021

Comedian Hannah Gadsby gave Netflix the middle finger over dragging her into the Dave Chappelle controversy.

Watch: 'The Batman' Trailer Unveils Pattinson in Dark, Violent Turn

Watch: 'The Batman' Trailer Unveils Pattinson in Dark, Violent Turn

Oct 17, 2021

Warner Bros. has unveiled its trailer for "The Batman," which features Robert Pattinson's first bone-crunching turn as a DC Comics superhero.

Strike Dodged with Deal Between Film and Tv Crews, Studios

Strike Dodged with Deal Between Film and Tv Crews, Studios

By Andrew Dalton | Oct 17, 2021

An 11th-hour deal was reached Saturday, averting a strike of film and television crews that would have seen some 60,000 behind-the-scenes workers walk off their jobs.

Review: 'Moon Manor' A Funny, Piquant Meditation on the End of Life

Review: 'Moon Manor' A Funny, Piquant Meditation on the End of Life

By Kilian Melloy | Oct 16, 2021

Erin Granat & Machete Bang Bang's surprising comedy is a lively celebration that follows an elderly Alzheimer's patient's carefully planned last day on Earth.

Todd Haynes: Finding the Frequency of the Velvet Underground

Todd Haynes: Finding the Frequency of the Velvet Underground

By Jake Coyle | Oct 16, 2021

The most often-repeated thing said about the Velvet Underground is Brian Eno's quip that the band didn't sell many records, but everyone who bought one started a band.

Review: 'Introducing, Selma Blair' Funny, Relatable

Review: 'Introducing, Selma Blair' Funny, Relatable

By Kevin Taft | Oct 15, 2021

Honest and heartbreaking, "Introducing, Selma Blair" shows the actress facing her greatest role: Herself.

Review: 'The Velvet Underground' Looks Back on a Vibrant NYC Scene with Scintillating Style

Review: 'The Velvet Underground' Looks Back on a Vibrant NYC Scene with Scintillating Style

By Lewis Whittington | Oct 15, 2021

Todd Haynes's fascinating doc about The Velvets also documents a unique era in NYC when it was a mecca for avant-garde artists of every stripe.

Review: 'Socks On Fire' Part Poetry, Part Documentary

Review: 'Socks On Fire' Part Poetry, Part Documentary

By Kilian Melloy | Oct 15, 2021

Tone poem, documentary, feature film, family epic... "Socks on Fire" is a little of all these things, plus an invitation to observe family and familial legend all at once.

Review: 'Transformistas' Captures Joy, Elation

Review: 'Transformistas' Captures Joy, Elation

By Roger Walker-Dack | Oct 15, 2021

A wonderfully engaging documentary about the pioneer drag queens of Santa Clara, Cuba.

Review: 'Kapana' a Vivid Tale...Also a PSA

Review: 'Kapana' a Vivid Tale...Also a PSA

By Kilian Melloy | Oct 15, 2021

"Kapana" is a kind of grilled meat sold by food stand vendors in Namibia. But director Philippe Talavera isn't just telling a story of "street meat" - he's exploring GLBTQ outlaw status, personal honesty, and commitment.

Review: 'Needle In A Timestack' a Sci-Fi Love Story

Review: 'Needle In A Timestack' a Sci-Fi Love Story

By Kevin Taft | Oct 15, 2021

John Ridley's feature directorial debut is a gentle, fascinating, sci-fi love story about what it means to love in time.

Review: Iconic Monster Michael Myers is Back in 'Halloween Kills'

Review: Iconic Monster Michael Myers is Back in 'Halloween Kills'

By JC Alvarez | Oct 15, 2021

There's no stopping the most terrifying masked murderer in cinematic history! The original Scream Queen, Jamie Lee Curtis, returns in to take on Michael Myers.

Review: 'My Fiona' a Reflection on Friendship With Sweet Realism

Review: 'My Fiona' a Reflection on Friendship With Sweet Realism

By Roger Walker-Dack | Oct 14, 2021

In "My Fiona," suicide brings more questions than answers.

Review: It's Shakespeare Reimagined in an LGBTQ-Friendly 'As We Like It'

Review: It's Shakespeare Reimagined in an LGBTQ-Friendly 'As We Like It'

By Kilian Melloy | Oct 14, 2021

Hung-i Chen and Muni Wei and an all-female cast reimagine Shakespeare's "As You Like It" into a high-energy romp set a few decades from now.

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