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  • Severance

    Severance

    I know it’s been a while since you’ve heard anything about this project (Hell, I wouldn’t be surprised if you forgot it existed), but I do have some exciting news to share:

    SEVERANCE will screen at the Albany Film Festival, hosted by the NYS Writers Institute, on March 28 in Albany, NY.

    That’s right, we’re going places!

  • Goldman v Silverman

    Goldman v Silverman

    This is why real New Yorkers avoid going to Times Square.

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  • A New Leaf

    A New Leaf

    ★★★★

    As Henrietta Lowell, Elaine May plays a smart woman's idea of a shallow man's idea of a smart woman, and I am nothing less than flabbergasted. Even with the marks of studio mandates, it's a gleefully brutal piece of filmmaking.

    #52filmsbywomen

  • Harriet

    Harriet

    ★★★

    Clumsy, shopworn biopic form partially elevated by perceptive direction, staged with conviction and an odd, intriguing mysticism. Cynthia Erivo is a star, but you knew that already.

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  • The Square

    The Square

    ★★★

    A movie that wants to tell you about empathy, privilege, political correctness, the social contract and the digital age, and all I want is an explanation for how Elisabeth Moss has a pet chimpanzee. It’s incredibly funny and breathlessly audacious but too baggy and muddled to really satisfy. Terry Notary’s ape-man act is a showstopper, but it arguably shoots the film in the foot; it has to go through an entire third act after already peaking.

  • Blade Runner 2049

    Blade Runner 2049

    ★★★★½

    This movie breaks the world.

    Seriously, let’s take a moment to remember what this actually is, a sequel to a 35-year-old movie that’s been enshrined as a classic. Everything about that points to a stain on the original’s legacy, the best case scenario being one that would fade with enough bleach. This couldn’t be good.

    And it’s not. It speeds right past being “good” without breaking a sweat.

    What it is is one of the most intelligent, ambitious and provocative…