Punching Henry

Studio: Well Go USA Entertainment
Directed by Gregori Viens

Feb 23, 2017 Cinema Web Exclusive

The title adroitly sums up the barrage of abuse Henry Phillips faces in this sequel to 2009’s cult hit Punching the Clown. More

As You Are

Studio: Votiv Films
Directed by Miles Joris-Peyrafitte

Feb 22, 2017 Cinema Web Exclusive

Debut director Miles Joris-Peyrafitte’s film shows off a talent for exploring realistic and interesting characters in moody, visually well-crafted vignettes. More

London Town

Studio: IFC Films
Directed by Derrick Borte

Feb 21, 2017 Cinema Web Exclusive

The world British punk rock band The Clash came to prominence in, and the politically charged nature of their work, calls for something special should anyone choose to bring it to the screen. Director Derrick Borte and screenwriter Matt Brown certainly find a different angle with London Town, weaving Joe Strummer into a standard coming-of-age drama.  More

War on Everyone

Studio: Saban Films
Directed by John Michael McDonagh

Feb 13, 2017 Cinema Web Exclusive

 It seems unlikely that, in an America ravaged by police shootings and generally teetering on the edge of authoritarian dystopia, audiences will be endeared to a pair of gleefully corrupt cops who resort to violence for kicks.  More

Kedi

Studio: Oscilloscope Laboratories
Directed by Ceyda Torun

Feb 09, 2017 Cinema Web Exclusive

Existing somewhere between a feature-length ad for Turkish tourism and the most artful internet cat video ever made, Kedi is a documentary exploring the enormous stray cat population in modern Istanbul. More

I Am Not Your Negro

Studio: Magnolia Pictures
Directed by Raoul Peck

Feb 08, 2017 Cinema Web Exclusive

Raoul Peck’s stunning new documentary, I Am Not Your Negro, is without a doubt one of — if not the — best documentaries of the year. More

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