BY AKSHAY SETH
In the first 15 minutes of “There Will Be Blood,” there is only silence.
BY OMAR MAHMOOD
The film should be appreciated not for the arcs of its individual characters, but for its color and the breathtaking scope of its storylines and themes. It should be read for what it is: a Hispanic in the mold of the Cervantine novelas.
BY KARSTEN SMOLINSKI
Not particularly engaging as an action movie, “Fury” stands more strongly as a dramatic testament to the horrible acts humankind is capable of doing to itself.
BY VANESSA WONG
There’s somewhat of a disparity between how high school kids actually interact with technology and how the film portrays them. The issues it tackles are real and show a deft view of Internet culture, but doesn’t always grasp the teenagers’ motivations behind their actions.
BY MAYANK MATHUR
It’s pretty evident that “The Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby,” directed by newcomer Ned Benson, could have done with a lot less beating around the bush and more of beating the shit out of it.
BY NATALIE GADBOIS
There is no formula to doing nude right, and I bet seven out of ten people reading this disagree with me from one side or the other. But while watching “Gone Girl” for the second time this weekend, my mom turned to me and asked “Is that all we get?” in reference to Affleck’s big reveal.
BY ZAK WITUS
“The Book of Life” opens on the Mexican holiday, El Día de los Muertos, or the Day of the Dead, with two best friends competing for the love of one beautiful woman.
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