V.24 No.20 | 5/14/2015
Film Review Spring Can odd indie romance get its act together for love or monsters?
Devin D. O’Leary Oddball indie Spring mixes monsters and amore.
V.24 No.14 | 4/2/2015
Film Review White God Canine coup strikes Hungary in animalistic revenge flick
Devin D. O’Leary Every dog has its day in animalistic revenge flick White God .
V.24 No.12 | 3/19/2015
Film Review ’71 Fast-paced British thriller drops viewers into the middle of the Northern Ireland conflict for some bruising action
Devin D. O’Leary Gripping thriller ’71 looks at the conflict in Northern Ireland from behind enemy lines.
V.23 No.51 | 12/18/2014
Film Review Annie It’s a hard-knock life for a former orphan and a guy who used to be Daddy Warbucks in this not-so-expertly updated musical
Devin D. O’Leary Tone-deaf update of Annie can’t find its rhythm.
V.23 No.45 | 11/6/2014
Film Review Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance) Michael Keaton mocks his own backstory in high-flying show biz satire
Devin D. O’Leary Michael Keaton mocks his own backstory in heady, high-flying show biz satire Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance).
V.23 No.36 | 9/4/2014
Film Review Land Ho! Old friends are the best friends in slow-moving road trip through Iceland
Devin D. O’Leary Old friends reunite for a slow-moving road trip through Iceland in the indie comedy Land Ho!
V.23 No.30 | 7/24/2014
Film Review Life Itself Poignant documentary points the camera at the life of movie critic Roger Ebert
Devin D. O’Leary 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.17 | 4/24/2014
Film Review Jodorowsky’s Dune Surrealist filmmaker’s long-lost masterpiece comes to life in imaginative, inspirational documentary
Devin D. O’Leary Cult filmmaker explores sci-fi classic in Jodorowsky’s Dune.
V.23 No.13 | 3/27/2014
Zentropa Film Review Nymphomaniac: Volume I Lars von Trier’s fetish is the specialization of knowledge
Samantha Anne Carrillo The first volume of the final installment in Lars von Trier's "Depression Trilogy," Nymphomaniac finds a battered sex addict talking sex, polyphony and fly-fishing with a bookish fisherman.
V.23 No.11 | 3/13/2014
Film Review Need For Speed Aaron Paul is in the driver’s seat for zippy car chase film that ends up “braking bad”
Devin D. O’Leary Need for Speed is based on the popular EA series of the same name. In the original games, players race exotic sports cars and ... Nope, that’s pretty much all there is to it.
V.23 No.10 | 3/6/2014
Film Review Gloria Honest Chilean drama admits love isn’t any easier the second time around
Devin D. O’Leary Gloria doesn’t spend a lot of time introducing us to its main character. This isn’t a first-date situation. Lelio’s sensitive romantic drama simply drops us into her life and lets us discover who she is over the course of time.
V.22 No.42 | 10/17/2013
Film Review Captain Phillips Intimate pirate thriller hits the high seas like a runaway typhoon
Devin D. O’Leary Tom Hanks is so damn likable that sometimes you just don’t want to like him. But the guy keeps delivering.