BY KAREN YUAN
You’ll lean back several times while watching with an uncomfortable, churning feeling in your gut. And the ending may be one of the most unexpected and jarring endings of all time.
BY CONRAD FOREMAN
For lovers of sports films, this one’s essential. For everyone else, “Draft Day” is still a visually impressive film (especially notable, considering that the vast bulk of the action is busy-work in an office) with a storyline that never loses its audience.
BY SEAN CZARNECKI
“Oculus,” a near masterpiece, demonstrates the ability of that genre to lead us further into the territory of madness in a well-structured, well-executed story that tests and violates your sensibilities.
BY AKSHAY SETH
“The Winter Soldier” is a direct, worthwhile message warning against the perils of big government, delivered with the airtight fluidity of a cleanly executed episode of television sealing bloated seams in the Avengers franchise.
BY ZAK WITUS
Will self-reference and self-deprecating humor continue to excuse postmodern artists from their own creative critiques, or will their irony transform into a stain of hypocrisy that justifies the present postmodern temple’s collapse into abysmal absurdity?
BY AKSHAY SETH
Sure, it all looks and feels like something plucked out of a fairy tale, but why does that nostalgia breathe through every turn of the scene?
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