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Wednesday, 12 Sep 2018

Team Lady Bird, all the way. That’s one appropriate thumbnail reaction to the Dave Matthews Band’s tour-ending show Monday at the Hollywood Bowl, which included a mid-set rendition of “Crash...

Sunday, 09 Sep 2018

September 8, 2018 9:00PM PT Zach Lipovsky and Adam Stein's impressive indie sci-fi debut makes virtues of its limitations. Directed by first-time feature helmers Zach Lipovsky and...

Monday, 13 Aug 2018

August 12, 2018 11:56PM PT Bettina Oberli’s first French feature makes a nice parallel between mankind’s inability to control the natural world and human fallibility when it comes to...

Wednesday, 01 Aug 2018

August 1, 2018 1:14AM PT A time-travel device complicates dishonor amongst thieves in Tim van Dammen's clever Kiwi farce. The mean streets of Thames, New Zealand — though...

Thursday, 26 Jul 2018

July 26, 2018 1:54AM PT Two men battle amphibious hordes on a South Atlantic island in this handsome adaptation of Albert Sánchez Piñol's widely-translated novel. Xavier...

Saturday, 14 Jul 2018

In the blue waiting room of an orphanage sits a Kyrgyz woman in a traditional head scarf, while in a nearby dormitory a young boy is awakened and told his mother has finally come to pick him up. As mother...

Friday, 29 Jun 2018

For devotees of John Coltrane, whose adoration of the late, pathfinding saxophonist borders on the religious, 2018 has been a banner year. In March, Sony Legacy released a four-CD set of Coltrane’s...

Friday, 15 Jun 2018

The game began when they were nine years old. Thirty-five years later, it’s still going strong as five lifelong friends dedicate one month each year to playing “tag,” the old grade-school...

Monday, 07 May 2018

When the three hours of PBS’ “Little Women” finally draw to an end, it feels less like a coming-of-age saga than a mystery. How it is possible to make Louisa May Alcott’s beloved classic so dull...

Friday, 23 Mar 2018

A dumbed-down “Die Hard” tribute debuting on Netflix, Kyle Newacheck’s “Game Over, Man!” is a movie full of bodily fluids and violence, centered on three dopey hotel housekeepers with terrible...