Archive for January, 2015

‘Black or White’ is a reflective drama dealing with the custody of a mixed-race child that addresses important issues without any finger-wagging. http://ow.ly/IqpQL

‘A Most Violent Year’ is a solid character drama in which its protagonist struggles to run a legitimate business while surrounded by criminal activity. http://ow.ly/IqpyW

The sixth annual Great Digital Film Festival starts this Friday with the 25th anniversary screening of ‘Dick Tracy’ followed by a full day of ‘X-Men.’ http://ow.ly/Iqpi4

This week’s releases include an old and new war drama; an Oscar-nominated performance alongside a plain-clothed superhero; a captivating story of betrayal and vengeance in two parts; and a silly sequel to an exhausted franchise. http://ow.ly/IqoTp

‘A Girl Walks Home Alone at Night’ is a skillfully constructed Iranian vampire love story from first-time writer/director Ana Lily Amirpour. http://ow.ly/Iqozv

‘Cake’ contains a marvellous performance by Jennifer Aniston, but being the best part of a film can sometimes be a disservice. http://ow.ly/IqoaE

‘The Boy Next Door’ starts off steamy but gets cooler with every passing minute, and not even the hot bodies of Jennifer Lopez and Ryan Guzman can turn back up the heat. http://ow.ly/IqnEA