Mifune: The Last Samurai

Studio: Strand Releasing
Directed by Steven Okazaki

Dec 08, 2016 Cinema Web Exclusive

 Steven Okazaki has crafted a celebratory, balanced look at the legendary actor Toshiro Mifune. More

Frank and Lola

Studio: Universal Pictures / Paladin
Directed by Matthew Ross

Dec 07, 2016 Cinema Web Exclusive

Watching Michael Shannon act is like catching sight of an iceberg in the distance. As coldly restrained as he appears, sooner or later the entire film will crash against imposing depths hidden below. More

Tree Man

Studio: XLRator
Directed by Jon Reiner and Brad Rothschild

Dec 05, 2016 Cinema Web Exclusive

Tree Man works best as a glimpse inside a world hidden before our very eyes – especially to New Yorkers, for whom the sidewalk tree vendors are an everyday sight during the holiday season.  More

Jackie

Studio: Fox Searchlight Pictures
Directed by Pablo Larrain

Dec 03, 2016 Cinema

No modern actress is better suited to play Jackie Kennedy than Natalie Portman.  More

Things to Come

Studio: Sundance Selects
Directed by Mia Hansen-Love

Dec 02, 2016 Cinema Web Exclusive

Nathalie (Isabelle Huppert) hits a series of crises within the first quarter of Mia Hansen Love’s new film. More

The Eyes of My Mother

Studio: Magnet Releasing
Directed by Nicholas Pesce

Dec 01, 2016 Cinema Web Exclusive

The Eyes of My Mother is a film tailor-made for the sliver of overlap on the “Art House/Gore Hound” Venn diagram.  More

Come and Find Me

Studio: Saban Films/Lionsgate
Directed by Zack Whedon

Nov 28, 2016 Cinema Web Exclusive

An ambivalent suspense drama that pairs David (Aaron Paul) in a seemingly domestic relationship with Claire (Annabelle Wallis), but not for long when she disappears from the home they share and everything else shortly after the opening credits. More

Lion

Studio: The Weinstein Company
Directed by Garth Davis

Nov 26, 2016 Cinema Web Exclusive

On its surface, Lion might seem standard, saccharine holiday fodder – a story of an impossible journey that promises to tug at audiences’ heartstrings and featuring A-List talent. From its opening shot, however, it’s clearly evident that the film is so much more. More

Bad Santa 2

Studio: Miramax / Broad Green Pictures
Directed by Mark Waters

Nov 23, 2016 Cinema Web Exclusive

Bad Santa 2: an intermittently amusing but ultimately misguided and woefully past-due follow-up to the 2003 holiday classic. More