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  • Satire is a tricky thing. It's best when executed in such a way that not only is the subject amusingly ridiculed, but some alternative to the current state of affairs is suggested. L.A. Slasher, a would-be cutting-edge indictment of...

  • Finland, as any fourth-grade book report could tell you, is a land of contrasts. This explains how director Jalmari Helander can combine scenes of timeless natural beauty with action and dialogue straight out of a 1980s Golan-Globus production....

  • As with any movie concerned with sex trafficking, revenge thriller Bound to Vengeance is often horrifying. Director José Manuel Cravioto, in his English-language debut, nevertheless attempts to subvert the sadly commonplace "woman...

  • 11 days ago | Film and TV

    Finland, as any fourth-grade book report could tell you, is a land of contrasts. This explains how director Jalmari Helander can combine scenes of timeless natural beauty with action and dialogue straight out of a 1980s Golan-Globus production. Th...

  • 11 days ago | Film and TV

    As with any movie concerned with sex trafficking, revenge thriller Bound to Vengeance is often horrifying. Director José Manuel Cravioto, in his English-language debut, nevertheless attempts to subvert the sadly commonplace "woman in captivity" na...

  • The further removed we are from past events, the higher the likelihood we credit them with a significance they might not have had. The recent nature of the goings-on in Fabrizio Conte's disco memoir Club Life is just one of the film's...