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  • Director Alex Gibney's choice to follow this spring's Scientology slam Going Clear with the fascinating portrait Steve Jobs: The Man in the Machine might seem like an about-face. But this is practically a sequel. Both Scientology...

  • Brooke, Greta Gerwig's latest Manhattan creation, is a hurricane gobbling up lives. She's a singer, restaurateur, interior decorator, math coach, spinning instructor, and self-described autodidact. When eighteen-year-old admirer Tracy (Lola...

  • Break Point is the kind of movie where a drunk jerk is ready to retire but instead makes one more run at glory, and we're supposed to trot along like a ball boy. It's ostensibly about tennis, while not actually getting into the rules or...

  • 7 days ago | Film Reviews

    Remake The Graduate today and an adult might corner Benjamin Braddock and whisper, "Startups." Debut director Max Joseph gives that a good shot, though the result — the EDM-fueled, drug-laced dream-crusher We Are Your Friends — is so sweaty and si...

  • Remake The Graduate today, and an adult might corner Benjamin Braddock and whisper, "Startups." Debut director Max Joseph gives that a good shot, though the result -- the EDM-fueled, drug-laced dream-crusher We Are Your Friends --...

  • 13 days ago | Film and TV

    "You could make five different N.W.A movies. We made the one we wanted to make." That's director F. Gary Gray during an audience Q&A after a recent screening of Straight Outta Compton, the long-awaited N.W.A movie. In our review, Amy Nicholson...

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