‘Beasts’ brings magic to the South

Men, women and children parade through the streets of a swampy neighborhood, and homemade alcoholic beverages are consumed in unmarked bottles, the children burn Roman candles as they run. This community is called the Bathtub, and life is different here. First-time director Benh Zeitlin creates an expressive and signature film
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ALVH-060 - Abraham Lincoln (Benjamin Walker) makes an historic speech.

Lincoln brings fresh blood to cliche vampire films

At first sight, previews for “Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter” spurred the only thought that could overshadow the blatant absurdity of its title: “Do we really need more vampire movies?” The answer to that question, of course, is no. Interestingly enough this film succeeds in not only separating itself from much of today’s vampire rage.
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‘Seeking a Friend’ falls into common cliches

“Seeking a Friend for the End of the World” doesn’t stop to find out whether we’ve had our fill. The feature shouts “The sky is falling, the sky is falling!” and plunges headfirst into showing us the inhabitants of a few towns — if the world is ending for everyone, our self-absorption certainly isn’t aware of it — running around like Chicken Littles with their heads cut off.
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The PFA celebrates Gregory Peck with a new series

The week of March 17, 1939, was fairly active in terms of news. On Monday of that week, a new pope, Pius XII, entered the Vatican. On Wednesday, German troops occupied the remaining portions of Bohemia and Moravia and Czechoslovakia ceased to exist as a united state. By Friday, British
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‘Safety Not Guaranteed’ guarantees emotional honesty

Time travel can go horribly, frightfully wrong. The merest alteration in the fabric of time could result in catastrophic results. Riskier than time travel is the time travel movie. With classics like “Back to the Future”, “Terminator” and “Donnie Darko” figuring prominently in the American canon, time travel pictures have
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