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  • The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo

    The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo

    ★★★★

    "Whatever it is that you’ve been through, you don’t have to tell me. I’m just glad you’re here."

    With the international success of Stieg Larsson’s novel “Men Who Hate Women” and its sequels, it was inevitable that a cinematic version would be made. The three films that make up Larsson’s ‘Millennium Trilogy’ were made back to back and were all released in Sweden in 2009 before making their way around the world to financial and critical success. The first film,…

  • Labyrinth

    Labyrinth

    ★★★½

    "Turn back, Sarah. Turn back before it’s too late!"

    After working on The Dark Crystal together, Jim Henson and Brian Froud wanted to do another project together, but they had a few stipulations. One, they didn’t want to tell a story that was so dark. Two, they didn’t want it to be all puppets – they wanted to include people as well. After locking those in, they came up with a concept that included goblins stealing a baby, and away…

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  • Intacto

    Intacto

    ★★★★

    "Place your bets."

    Juan Carlos Fresnadillo broke onto the international scene with "28 Weeks Later," the sequel to Danny Boyle's film, and has been tied to a number of high-profile Hollywood projects since, including the just-announced "Pet Sematary" remake. But it's his feature film debut, 2002's "Intacto," that one only need look at to understand why this writer/director is in such hot demand. Join us -- Pete Wright and Andy Nelson -- as we begin our Foreign Language series with…

  • Rogue One: A Star Wars Story

    Rogue One: A Star Wars Story

    ★★★★

    "I'm one with the Force. The Force is with me."

    Look at this- The Film Board is back with a thuggish gathering of galactic implications. Last year doesn’t totally count as long ago nor far, far away for a new star wars movie, but the Disney franchise treatment this month goes all the way back into a sub-mid-prequel sort of thing with Rogue One: A Star Wars Story. If you’re not sure where this movie belongs in the mix, we’ll…