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Crusading journalist Gary Webb’s exposé of Contras, cocaine, and the CIA gets a slick yet artless treatment in KILL THE MESSENGER.

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A pair of loners in an airport hotel cross paths in unexpected ways in BIRD PEOPLE, an offbeat French drama.

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A quirky indie film about a rock ‘n roll genius hiding underneath a giant cartoon head.

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Jude Law plays a consummate bad boy in DOM HEMINGWAY, a sadly empty exercise in macho posturing.

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The dark showbiz satire TRUST ME is elevated by the empathetic eye of writer/director/star Clark Gregg.

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MALADIES, the latest James Franco art project, squanders stellar performances and a sharp visual style on an airless exercise in monotony.

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John DiMaggio discusses the profession of voice acting in I KNOW THAT VOICE
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I KNOW THAT VOICE profiles the unsung heroes of voice acting in a loving and far-ranging documentary tribute to the profession.

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Our review of the high-end Plantronics RIG gaming headset, where you can switch between calls, music, and game audio seamlessly.

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The Desolation of Smaug is entertaining and massive, but not as enticing as its initial entry.

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An angry nerd loses control in both real and fantasy worlds in the hilarious, heartbreaking character study ZERO CHARISMA.

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Tense and uncompromising, A SINGLE SHOT is a bravura showcase for Sam Rockwell as a hunter who makes a series of fatal mistakes.

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THE SPECTACULAR NOW emanates an idealized, swoony sense of romance – often at the expense of verisimilitude.

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NOW YOU SEE ME is a satisfyingly silly hybrid of an ensemble heist movie and a cat-and-mouse thriller – with magic!

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“Before there was punk, there was A Band Called Death”, a 1970’s Detroit punk band formed by three African American teenage brothers- David, Bobby and Dannis Hackney. They are now getting the recognition they deserve, including being known as the first black punk band.

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It’s a rare thing for me to see my local comic shop (and many others) put a cap on the amount of issues you can buy for a #1, but Jonathan Hickman has earned that kind of buzz and respect in the industry due to both his mainstream work for

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There’s a joke in here, something about the inmates running the asylum, but it seems a bit weak compared to the wit of The Answer. This penultimate issue of Mike Norton and Dennis Hopeless’ superhero-gone-intellectual tale finds both the costume-clad Answer and his genius librarian sidekick Devin in the creepy

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