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  • Hereditary

    Hereditary

    ★★★★

    Annie (Toni Collette, THE SIXTH SENSE) is an artist. She constructs dollhouse-sized dioramas of important incidents from her own life. She lives with her husband (a largely muted, almost incidental Gabriel Byrne, THE USUAL SUSPECTS) and their teenage kids, son Peter (Alex Wolf, JUMANJI: WELCOME TO THE JUNGLE) and daughter Charlie (newcomer Milly Shapiro). Peter is your average teenage doofus. Nice guy, likes to hang out, get high once in a while, think almost constantly about girls. Charlie... well, she's…

  • A Girl at My Door

    A Girl at My Door

    ★★★★

    Young-nam (Doona Bae) is a South Korean police Captain, freshly arrived at her new station amongst a small, close-knit fishing community on the southern shores of Yeosu and in total contrast to her previous post in Seoul. She didn’t apply to be stationed out in the sticks; in the wake of an internal investigation (about what exactly, we are not informed, although clues to what might have happened present themselves along the way); Young-nam has found herself removed to this…

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  • Dredd

    Dredd

    ★★★★

    About a million years ago (1980-85ish), when I was a boy, I bought a comic each and every week called 2000AD. And I loved it. I mean, properly LOVED it. The flagship strip in this publication was (and all these years later, remains) Judge Dredd. The titular lead character (his name, a play on that of novelty UK ska/reggae artist Judge Dread - who himself lifted the moniker from a Prince Buster tune - although there any similarity ends, absolutely)…

  • Chronicle

    Chronicle

    ★★★★

    Awkward loner Andrew (Dane DeHaan, soon to appear as Harry Osborn in The Amazing Spider-Man 2) is invited by his more affable cousin Matt (Alex Russell, Bait, Carrie) to go to a party, to help cheer him up. Andrew has problems at home; his mother is dying of cancer, the cost of her medication has become prohibitive, and his dad is an abusive drunk. Andrew brings with him the bulky old video camera he's been using of late to document...…