Solitary: Inside Red Onion State Prison

Studio: HBO
Directed by Kristi Jacobson

Feb 06, 2017 Cinema Web Exclusive

The Red Onion State Prison super max facility is home to scores of the commonwealth’s most dangerous offenders. More

Toni Erdmann

Studio: Sony Pictures Classics
Directed by Maren Ade

Jan 30, 2017 Cinema Issue # 59 - 15th Anniversary

Finding himself with some time on his hands after his dog dies and his sole piano student quits, aging goofball Winfried decides to reconnect with his workaholic daughter, Ines, and makes an unannounced and not entirely welcome visit to her office in Bucharest. More

The Salesman

Studio: Cohen Media Group
Directed by Asghar Farhadi

Jan 27, 2017 Cinema Issue # 59 - 15th Anniversary

The Salesman is very much of a piece with writer/director Asghar Farhadi’s 2011 Academy Award-winning masterpiece, A Separation. More

Trespass Against Us

Studio: A24
Directed by Adam Smith

Jan 26, 2017 Cinema Web Exclusive

The inimitable Michael Fassbender stars as one of the more conflicted members of a long line of criminals and ne’er-do-wells.  More

Paris 05:59 Theo & Hugo

Studio: Wolfe Releasing
Directed by Jacques Martineau & Olivier Ducastel

Jan 25, 2017 Cinema Web Exclusive

Paris 05:59: Theo and Hugo fits snugly in a rather classical sense, whatever that may mean ... It is, stylistically, not unlike Andrew Haigh’s Weekend or Richard Linklater’s Before Trilogy. More


Studio: Amazon Studios / Bleecker Street
Directed by Jim Jarmusch

Jan 23, 2017 Cinema Issue # 59 - 15th Anniversary

Scenes unfold like small poems in Jim Jarmusch’s Paterson. More

The Founder

Studio: The Weinstein Company
Directed by John Lee Hancock

Jan 20, 2017 Cinema Web Exclusive

In The Founder, Michael Keaton continues his run of great roles since his reemergence in Birdman. More

I, Daniel Blake

Studio: Sundance Selects
Directed by Ken Loach

Jan 17, 2017 Cinema Issue # 59 - 15th Anniversary

Ken Loach’s searing brand of social realism has made him one of the most important voices in British cinema for decades. More

The Book of Love

Studio: Freestyle
Directed by Bill Purple

Jan 13, 2017 Cinema Web Exclusive

“The Book of Love is long and boring” – the first lyrics of the Magnetic Fields song, couldn’t more aptly summarize this atrocious flop. More