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Join our movie reviewers as they look at this week's movies. Let them whisper in your ear in the darkened theatre, and nobody will shush you. 


The Wanted 18 (Kino Lorber, NR)

Written by Sarah Boslaugh Thursday, 08 October 2015 18:49

The Wanted 18 75You can guess how this story ends, but somehow it doesn’t feel as sad in the telling as it might.


Time Out of Mind (IFC Films, NR)

Written by Pete Timmermann Thursday, 08 October 2015 18:35

Time of Mind 75Because of this unusual tone and structure, Time Out of Mind is a film likely to be just want you need if you’re in a contemplative mood.


He Named Me Malala (Fox Searchlight, PG-13)

Written by Pete Timmermann Thursday, 08 October 2015 18:24

He Named Me MalalaWhat I can tell you is that He Named Me Malala made me want to read I Am Malala; you can take that for what you will.


Time Out of Mind’s Oren Moverman | Life Takes You in Wrong Directions

Written by Pete Timmermann Monday, 05 October 2015 22:17

Oren Main“For me, there’s no absolute way of doing anything. Not in life, and not in movies.”


New Order | Music Complete (Mute)

Written by Marc Farr Sunday, 04 October 2015 17:39

musiccomplete sqThe songs blend quite well into each other, creating a danceable, yet methodical track progression.


Slayer | Repentless (Nuclear Blast)

Written by Marc Farr Sunday, 04 October 2015 17:35

slayer-repentless-album-cover-artWhile different metal trends have come and gone, Slayer stays, well, Slayer.


Pilgrimage Music Festival | 09.26-27.15

Written by Todd Blazer & Steven Pate Sunday, 04 October 2015 16:57

pilgrimage2015 sqAfter a set by Dawes, we moved on to one of the biggest rock stars of all time: Steven Tyler of Aerosmith


Chance the Rapper | 10.13.15

Written by Alexy Irving Sunday, 04 October 2015 16:44

chanceTR sqMake sure you are in the building for what could possibly be the best experimental rap concert of 2015.


Celluloid Atrocities October 2015: Film Biography Wishlist

Written by Pete Timmermann Thursday, 01 October 2015 07:25

biographiesBut who would I most like to hear from who have no real biographical works as yet?


The Martian (20th Century Fox, PG-13)

Written by Pete Timmermann Thursday, 01 October 2015 21:30

The Martian 75This is the type of film that reminds you why formulaic movies with big budgets, big stars, and helmed by a big director exist.


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