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Review – Inherent Vice

What a trip

Criticwire Survey: My First ‘Inappropriate’ Movie

Each week at Indiewire the Criticwire Survey gets film and television critics to answer a specific question and this week’s focus was on the first ‘inappropriate’ movie you saw.

Review – Selma

An astonishing story, told with grace, and I bow down to Queen DuVernay

Review – Foxcatcher

A conduit to examine the hubris of America, and the fallout of never living up to the potential of a greatness that may have never existed

Review – American Sniper

Bleeds red, white and blue in the worst ways

Review – Birdman

A superb examination of the pursuit of validation.

Awesome Mix Vol. 2014: The Best Films of the Year

2014 somehow felt smaller, intimate, and well-paced with releases. Here are 34 of the best.

Review – Interstellar

Space in your face. Beautiful, beautiful space.

Review – Gone Girl

A devilishly good time. What it lacks in style, it makes up for in substance.

Review – Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles

The stern approach to one of the goofiest pop culture entities is a complete misfire

Review – Force Majeure

Force Majeure is a comedy of passive aggressiveness

Review – The Dirties

The Dirties redefines the found footage genre.

Review – Lucy

Welcome to the new age of machine gun metaphysics with Lucy.

Review – Stations of the Cross

The experience of German fundamentalist Catholic guilt is suffocating in the superb Stations of the Cross

Review – Guardians of the Galaxy

Gate crashes Marvel’s cinematic stable and instantly becomes the life of the party