Film review: "Ouija: Origin of Evil"

Film review: "Ouija: Origin of Evil"

A legitimately creepy horror flick that's dripping with wit, style, and imagination, "Ouija: Origin of Evil" makes for a fantastic way to get into the Halloween spirit


The formation of a Star

"American Honey" star Sasha Lane was a student studying social work and psychology at Texas State University when she caught the attention of British director Andrea Arnold while on Spring Break, laying on a beach in Panama City, Florida. At the time, Lane was feeling directionless and looking to make a change; when she was approached by Arnold, her assistant, and casting director to possibly appear in the film — despite having no prior acting experience — she jumped at the opportunity.

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Film review: "Under the Shadow"

The first feature from writer-director Babak Anvari, the atmospheric Iranian horror film "Under the Shadow" is set in post-Revolution Tehran of the late 1980's, where a woman and her young daughter must contend with dark forces building both inside and outside their home. The wife of a doctor, Shideh (Narges Rashidi) finds her own career aspirations stymied when her political activism during the Revolution results in her rejection from medical school.

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Greased up and ready to go

"The Greasy Strangler" is one weird-ass film. Actor Sky Elobar tells us about uncomfortable situations, his upcoming projects, and how greasy the movie really is

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Film review: "A Man Called Ove"

Adapted by director Hannes Holm from a best-selling novel by Fredrik Backman, the crowd-pleasing Swedish dramedy "A Man Called Ove" revolves around Ove (the delightful Rolf Lassgård), a curmudgeonly old man who rules over his suburban neighborhood with an iron fist. Head of the neighborhood association until his neighbors voted him out, Ove makes his daily rounds, heckling everyone within earshot over any perceived infractions to the community bylaws, no matter how small.

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Film review: "American Honey"

Written and directed by British filmmaker Andrea Arnold, the beguiling "American Honey" is a rambling, intoxicating road movie about youth, freedom, poverty, and the American Dream.

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Film review: "The Girl on the Train"

Based on the novel by Paula Hawkins, "The Girl on the Train" is a whodunit in the vein of "Gone Girl." Maybe it's unfair to juxtapose the two stories, but the makers of this film are so clearly hoping to recapture the success of David Fincher and Gillian Flynn's viciously clever mystery that the comparisons are unavoidable.

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Film review: "The Dressmaker"

"The Dressmaker" is a fascinating mix of tones, shifting between dark humor, melodrama, and a bit of camp -- with just the right amount of crazy to give the film its pleasantly nutty flavor.

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Film review: "The Birth of a Nation"

Swirling with controversy, "The Birth of a Nation" opens this week. It's a personal decision to go see the film, but here's what you should know

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