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Squaring the Circle (The Story of Hipgnosis)

Studio: Brigade
Anton Corbijn

Jan 25, 2023 Cinema Web Exclusive

The beauty of Corbijn’s film is that anyone–even those who know The Dark Side of the Moon’s cover and nothing more–can find things to enjoy and love in Hipgnosis’ story.


Magazine Dreams

Studio: Los Angeles Media Fund
Elijah Bynum

Jan 24, 2023 Cinema Web Exclusive

Magazine Dreams is a mostly paper-thin look at the dangers of toxic masculinity.


Alice, Darling

Studio: Lionsgate Films
Mary Nighy

Jan 22, 2023 Cinema Web Exclusive

Alice, Darling is undoubtedly difficult thematic terrain to navigate, but Nighy and her cast all acquit themselves admirably.


Little Nicholas: Happy As Can Be

Studio: Buffalo 8
Directors: Amandine Fredon, Benjamin Massoubre

Dec 21, 2022 Cinema Web Exclusive

Little Nicholas’ animation style, primarily reliant on watercolor, is the perfect visual accompaniment to the film’s breezy narrative.


My Policeman

Studio: Amazon Studios
Director: Michael Grandage

Nov 28, 2022 Cinema Web Exclusive

My Policeman is a well-made film that fails to grip the audience in the way the story should.



Studio: Sideshow and Janus Films
Director: Jerzy Skolimowski

Nov 26, 2022 Cinema Web Exclusive

EO, Jerzy Skolimowski’s contemporary retelling of Robert Bresson’s Au Hasard Balthazar, calls forth a profound emotional response.


Bardo: False Chronicle of a Handful of Truths

Studio: Netflix
Director: Alejandro G. Iñárritu

Nov 04, 2022 Cinema Web Exclusive

Alejandro Iñárritu seizes the opportunity to have his bardo — his meditation of how far he and his homeland have come.


To Leslie

Studio: Momentum Pictures
Director: Michael Morris

Oct 24, 2022 Cinema Web Exclusive

To Leslie is an excellent film that searches for redemption among the downtrodden.



Studio: Quiver Distribution
Director: Allan Ungar

Oct 21, 2022 Cinema Web Exclusive

Based on true events, Bandit works well as a straightforward, enjoyable piece of storytelling.