V.23 No.37 | 9/11/2014
Noted author Dennis Lehane tries his hand scripting his own slow-burn crime drama
James Gandolfini’s final film, The Drop, takes a stroll on the seedy side of Brooklyn.
V.23 No.36 | 9/4/2014
Old friends are the best friends in slow-moving road trip through Iceland
Old friends reunite for a slow-moving road trip through Iceland in the indie comedy Land Ho!
V.23 No.35 | 8/28/2014
Left-of-center musical comedy finds art in the craziest places
Heady black comedy Frank takes music to a strange, new place.
V.23 No.34 | 8/21/2014
Musical documentary looks at the African rabble-rouser who lit a fire under a hit Broadway musical
Alex Gibney’s documentary Finding Fela explores the explosive life of rabble-rousing Nigerian musician Fela Kuti.
V.23 No.33 | 8/14/2014
Magic in the Moonlight
Woody Allen’s 44th film casts a charming spell
Woody Allen tries a little sleight of hand with the slim but charming period romcom Magic in the Moonlight.
V.23 No.32 | 8/7/2014
The Hundred-Foot Journey
Exotic foodie romance comes with the Oprah stamp of approval
Steven Spielberg and Oprah Winfrey get togther for food and romance in The Hundred-Foot Journey.
V.23 No.31 | 7/31/2014
Sci-fi love story speculates there’s more to life than meets the eye
Indie filmmaker explores science and spirituality in the eyeball-obsessed I Origins.
V.23 No.30 | 7/24/2014
Poignant documentary points the camera at the life of movie critic Roger Ebert
Filmmaker goes from being reviewed by Roger Ebert to making a movie about the famed critic’s final days in Life Itself.
V.23 No.29 | 7/17/2014
Dawn of the Planet of the Apes
Apes + machine guns = awesome
Smart, surprising Dawn of the Planet of the Apes proves the old axiom that apes + machine guns = awesome.
This Week at the Guild Cinema
Festival of Film Noir, Wal-Mart: The High Cost of a Low Price, and Green
Look what’s playing at the Guild this week. We accidentally lost their ad in our print edition—sorry for the inconvenience, everyone!
V.23 No.28 | 7/10/2014
Paul Haggis explores the audacity of despair in morose, muddled anthology
The man behind Crash tries his hand at another all-star anthology with the confused, contrived melodrama Third Person.
V.23 No.27 | 7/3/2014
Earth to Echo
Found-footage sci-fi film is a weak echo of earlier, better efforts
Found-footage, sci-fi film Earth to Echo aims for Spielbergian nostalgia, but is just a faint echo of earlier, better efforts.
V.23 No.26 | 6/26/2014
Pro-choice dramedy is pregnant with possibility
Comedian Jenny Slate impresses in mood-straddling abortion-based dramedy Obvious Child.
V.23 No.25 | 6/19/2014
We Are the Best!
Spirited Swedish flashback gives audiences punk-rock girl power times three
Swedish auteur Lukas Moodysson gives audiences an ’80s flashback with punk rock girl power pic We Are the Best!
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