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Critic Spotlight

  • Robert Daniels
    Robert Daniels

    Robert Daniels is the writer and editor at 812filmreviews.com, and a member of the CIFCC and OFTA. Find Robert @812filmreviews

  • Pamela Hutchinson
    Pamela Hutchinson

    Pamela Hutchinson is a freelance writer, critic, and film historian who contributes regularly to Sight & Sound, the Guardian, and Radio 4. Find Pamela @pamhutch

  • Mad About Movies
    Mad About Movies

    Mad About Movies is your go-to podcast for all things cinema, hosted by Kent Garrison, Brian Gill, and Richard Bardon. Find Mad About Movies @MadAboutMovies

  • Li Lai
    Li Lai

    Li Lai is the founder of Mediaversity Reviews, a site that scores film and TV on gender, racial, and LGBTQ inclusion. Find Li @MediaversityRev

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Latest Reviews

MOVIES

Glass

I liked it but...Ultimately that's what Glass needed: An editor. Someone to dial it back, give it focus, and help to find the truelife moments that make good comics and good comic book movies work.

Sherin Nicole, idobi.com

Don't Come Back from the Moon

It's a very small movie with a very big emotional force that unfolds through the eyes of 16-year-old Mickey, sensitively played by promising newcomer Jeffrey Wahlberg.

Rex Reed, Observer

The Blue Years (Los Años Azules)

The Blue Years is then a film more courageous than accurate but sometimes shows its qualities in the wrong way. [Full Review in Spanish]

Erick Estrada, Cinegarage

DVD/STREAMING

Willie Dynamite

The Arrow Video Blu-ray edition of Willie Dynamite looks great, but is surprisingly lacking in supplements.

Adam Patterson, Film Pulse

True Stories

More than 30 years after its theatrical release, True Stories remains delightfully weird.

Linda Levitt, PopMatters

The Killing of Sister George

Tackles the vicious cultural expectation of how LGBTQ people were forced to remain in the closet, assimilate into expected gender norms or be doomed to invisibility

Nicholas Bell, IONCINEMA.com

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