Renoir REVIEW

Written by Guillermo Troncoso. French writer-director Gilles Bourdos brings to the screen a drama based on the little known story of Andree Heuschling, a young woman who became the last model to work for the classic impressionist painter, Pierre-Auguste Renoir. …

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Prisoners REVIEW

Written by Guillermo Troncoso. Every parent’s worst nightmare: having their child kidnapped. The fallout from this horrible scenario is explored in this exhausting and dark thriller from director Denis Villeneuve (Incendies). Two couples are understandably shaken and deeply affected when …

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The Act of Killing REVIEW

Written by Christopher D. Bruce. Firstly, if you have had any inclination towards seeing this documentary, congratulations, your instincts are correct. Go see it.  “The Act of Killing is about killers who have won, and the sort of society they …

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The Family REVIEW

Written by Lily Davis. The Family is not the cringe-worthy disaster I had pictured, it is instead a rather flawed but overall enjoyable film. The story follows ex-mafia family the Manzonis from the moment they step into their new life …

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Machete Kills REVIEW

Written by Guillermo Troncoso. Robert Rodriguez openly states his passion and love for the Grindhouse era of cinema. He teamed up with Quentin Tarantino in 2007 to bring us the two film feature that included Rodriguez’s Planet Terror and Tarantino’s …

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Gravity REVIEW

Written by Zac Platt. There’s nothing else that feels the way Gravity does. Its weightlessness and terrifying freedom aren’t just the film’s conceit, they’re its thesis. Every part of this gorgeous film work in unison; the cast, soundscape, camera, even …

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Captain Phillips REVIEW

Written by Guillermo Troncoso. In 2009 Captain Richard Phillips embarked on what he thought would be just another trip transporting cargo aboard the Maersk Alabama. Unbeknownst to him, Somali pirates were planning to take a ship for ransom. Four pirates …

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