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Rating Title/Year Author
Madeline's Madeline (2018) Bob Mondello Helena Howard makes a heart-stopping professional debut as Madeline caught between Molly Parker's manipulative acting teacher and Miranda July's differently manipulative mom. EDIT
Posted Aug 16, 2018
The Miseducation of Cameron Post (2018) Bob Mondello The director has enough faith in her audience to risk making all of the characters complicated, multifaceted and true-to-life. EDIT
Posted Aug 8, 2018
() Bob Mondello Shooting in black and white, [Schwentke has] created an unnervingly persuasive portrait of deception gone haywire in a world gone mad. EDIT
Posted Aug 2, 2018
Far From the Tree (2017) Bob Mondello Enormously affecting. EDIT
Posted Jul 26, 2018
Hva vil folk si (2017) Bob Mondello As the Norwegian snow gives way to sunbaked Pakistani desert on screen, you'll feel a tug between the awful and the artful EDIT
Posted Jul 19, 2018
Eighth Grade (2018) Bob Mondello "Eighth Grade" turns out to be an appealingly generous portrait of adolescent awkwardness, also of parental awkwardness, though Josh Hamilton's fumbling dad is a keeper. EDIT
Posted Jul 19, 2018
Incredibles 2 (2018) Bob Mondello I exaggerate not a bit when I say that parents will feel just as empowered while watching "Incredibles 2" as any child. EDIT
Posted Jun 21, 2018
The Year of Spectacular Men (2017) Bob Mondello For a film that marks both a screenwriting debut and a big screen directing debut, "The Year Of Spectacular Men" makes very few rookie mistakes, and the ones it does are easily outweighed by the snap of the dialogue. EDIT
Posted Jun 15, 2018
Ocean's 8 (2018) Bob Mondello Anne Hathaway makes Daphne Kluger's laugh just one of many annoying things about her, which makes taking advantage of her fun in a movie that's not just a gender switch on heist flicks but a nifty takedown of celebrity culture and the fashion world. EDIT
Posted Jun 14, 2018
American Animals (2018) Bob Mondello Confusing? Not a bit. Writer/director Bart Layton employs all the tricks in the docufiction playbook...[to] create a uniquely tricky heist flick and he makes sure the audience can keep up. EDIT
Posted Jun 1, 2018