Film

For all of its faults, “Ismael’s Ghosts” succeeds at one major task: respecting film as art by serving as an homage to French New Wave cinema.

Todd Haynes brilliantly tells the cinematic tale of two deaf kids through the form of a silent movie, playing with the conventions of the genre to create multiple layers through which to explore the deaf experience.

Ben Wheatley, whose new film "Free Fire" opens in theaters Friday, April 21, talked to The Michigan Daily about the creation of such an intricate, fast-paced film.

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'Free Fire' is Tarantino violence at its most reserved and action movie cheesiness at its most palatable.

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The film justifies it’s own existence by being the best kind of bad movie imaginable.

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Things happen in his movies, to be sure, but that’s not really the point.

The quality of the writing is where “The Case for Christ” lives and dies.

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It’s a lovely little film, unglamorous and unembellished.

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As a celebration of the creativity and drive of a talented group of people, the M-agination Film Festival was undeniably a success.

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“Smurfs: The Lost Village” is not terrible. It’s only bad.