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Siddharth (2013)

Posted by Lesley Coffin July 16, 2014 0 Comment 2689 views

While Siddharth is limited by its budget and production constraints, it’s also a powerful and emotional look at an epidemic problem.

Words and Pictures (2014)

Posted by Lesley Coffin July 8, 2014 0 Comment 3262 views

Words and Pictures fails, mostly because Juliette Binoche and Clive Owen fizzle rather than sizzle.

Writer/Director Jane Weinstock (The Moment)

Posted by Lesley Coffin July 4, 2014 0 Comment 3392 views

Lesley Coffin sits down with director Jane Weinstock to talk about The Moment.

Lucky Them (2014)

Posted by Lesley Coffin June 23, 2014 0 Comment 2631 views

Lucky Them isn’t Toni Collette’s best but Thomas Haden Church brings a big amount of charm.

Overlooked Gems: You Kill Me (2007)

Posted by Lesley Coffin June 20, 2014 0 Comment 2691 views

If you like Captain America: Winter Soldier, you’ll love the hidden gem of You Kill Me from the same writing duo Christopher Markus and Stephen McFeely.

The Grand Budapest Hotel (2014)

Posted by Lesley Coffin June 17, 2014 0 Comment 5842 views

The Grand Budapest Hotel is one of Wes Anderson’s finest efforts yet.

Filth (2014)

Posted by Lesley Coffin June 11, 2014 0 Comment 3062 views

Filth is shocking and offensive, but it’s not enough.

We Are the Best (2014)

Posted by Lesley Coffin June 4, 2014 0 Comment 9892 views

We Are the Best, from Swedish director Lukas Moodysson reminds us that punk music meant as much to the girls as the boys…and the girls still have a lot to rebel against.

Overlooked Gems: The Group (1966)

Posted by Lesley Coffin May 20, 2014 0 Comment 24803 views

Balancing seven main characters and an epic scope, The Group is one of the unappreciated films of master filmmaker Sidney Lumet, a decade before he created feminist icons such as Faye Dunaway’s character in Network.

Tribeca: Traitors (2014)

Posted by Lesley Coffin May 5, 2014 0 Comment 3125 views

The new film from Morocco, Traitors, can best be described as a thrill ride for people who complain about the characters (or lack of interesting characters) in action movies.

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