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Critic Spotlight

  • Ani Bundel
    Ani Bundel

    Ani Bundel is a TV Writer for Elite Daily and WETA and contributes regularly to NBC News THINK and Culturess. Find Ani @anibundel

  • LaToya Ferguson
    LaToya Ferguson

    LaToya Ferguson has reviewed for Entertainment Weekly, The Guardian, Paste, and is a regular contributor to the A.V. Club. Find LaToya @lafergs

  • Remezcla
    Remezcla

    Remezcla publishes reviews and other articles geared toward a modern Latinx audience. Find Remezcla @REMEZCLA

  • Bill Arceneaux
    Bill Arceneaux

    Steeped in the NOLA film scene, Bill Arceneaux is a freelancer of 8 years who currently writes for Big Easy Magazine. Find Bill @billreviews

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Latest Reviews

MOVIES

Cold Pursuit

If you're willing to embrace this sense of gratuitous fun, then Cold Pursuit is a real treat.

Matt Rodgers, Flickering Myth

Fighting with My Family

This is a movie that will charm everyone, whether you can identify the most complex of submission holds or you're still clueless as to the nature of a powerslam.

Tom Beasley, Flickering Myth

Burning (Beoning)

When Jong-su states, late in the movie, that "the world is a mystery", he may as well be speaking for the audience - even after they leave the cinema.

Tom Beasley, Flickering Myth

DVD/STREAMING

The Front Runner

...it exists primarily as a historical retelling, leaving it feeling shallow, like a lighter and less interesting version of something Aaron Sorkin would make.

Derek Deskins, Edge Media Network

Berlin Alexanderplatz

Criterion's Blu-ray offers only a mild upgrade in picture quality from the studio's earlier standard-definition release, but now Rainer Werner Fassbinder's 15-hour-plus epic runs at 25fps, as per the original German television broadcast.

Jake Cole, Slant Magazine

Bohemian Rhapsody

"Bohemian Rhapsody" is less a movie and more a ploy to prey on your nostalgic adoration for the music of Queen...

Derek Deskins, Edge Media Network

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