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Review: 'The Disappointments' Trades in Cheeky, Bleak Humor

Review: 'The Disappointments' Trades in Cheeky, Bleak Humor

TELEVISION | By Kilian Melloy | Nov 8
Rich Burns writes, directs, and star in "The Disappointments," a short-form YouTube series that serves up cheeky gallows humor about gay male midlife and its discontents.

Review: 'Paranormal Activity: Next Of Kin' is a Frightful Addition to the Genre

Review: 'Paranormal Activity: Next Of Kin' is a Frightful Addition to the Genre

TELEVISION | By Kevin Taft | Oct 29
It doesn't redefine the franchise, but the latest addition to the "Paranormal Activity" saga still proves there is life left in its scary premise.

Review: 'Colin in Black & White' Has a Striking Narrative, Vibrant Script, and Innovative Format

Review: 'Colin in Black & White' Has a Striking Narrative, Vibrant Script, and Innovative Format

TELEVISION | By Karin McKie | Oct 29
Colin Kaepernick rises from a lifetime of racial injustice to become an exceptional athlete and activist.

Review: You Might Be Seduced by 'Hypnotic'

Review: You Might Be Seduced by 'Hypnotic'

MOVIES | By Kevin Taft | Oct 27
Kate Siegel is excellent in a film that never rises above a Lifetime movie of the week.

Review: 'Passing' Examines Race, Privilege, and Authenticity

Review: 'Passing' Examines Race, Privilege, and Authenticity

MOVIES | By Kilian Melloy | Oct 27
Hall brings a delicate and yet precise touch to this, her directorial feature debut, an adaptation of the 1929 novel by Nella Larsen.

It's Magic and Mayhem as 'Locke & Key' Returns to Netflix for Season Two

It's Magic and Mayhem as 'Locke & Key' Returns to Netflix for Season Two

TELEVISION | By Kilian Melloy | Oct 22
Season Two of the Netflix adaptation of "Locke & Key" finds the savvy kids of Matheson, Massachusetts standing between otherworldly demons and the destruction of the whole world.

Review: 'Invasion' Focuses on the Human Factor

Review: 'Invasion' Focuses on the Human Factor

TELEVISION | By Kilian Melloy | Oct 22
The show's cast flail and clash like scorpions in a bucket, and it's hard not to pine for a heat ray to sweep in from the 1953 Byron Haskin movie version and take the whole lot of them off our hands.

Review: Western 'The Harder They Fall' a Must on the Big Screen

Review: Western 'The Harder They Fall' a Must on the Big Screen

MOVIES | By Noe Kamelamela | Oct 22
Black Western "The Harder They Fall" finds two gangs facing off at the edge of the American frontier.

Review: 'Four Hours At The Capitol' Offers Revealing Details of the Insurrection

Review: 'Four Hours At The Capitol' Offers Revealing Details of the Insurrection

MOVIES | By JC Alvarez | Oct 22
The HBO Documentary "Four Hours at the Capitol" takes a magnifying glass to the harrowing events of January 6, examining an attack on our democracy.

Review: 'The Velvet Underground' Looks Back on a Vibrant NYC Scene with Scintillating Style

Review: 'The Velvet Underground' Looks Back on a Vibrant NYC Scene with Scintillating Style

MOVIES | By Lewis Whittington | Oct 15
Todd Haynes's fascinating doc about The Velvets also documents a unique era in NYC when it was a mecca for avant-garde artists of every stripe.

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