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Whip it good

Andrew (Miles Teller) first meets Terrence Fletcher (J K Simmons) while alone, practicing on a drum-kit at the elite Shaffer Conservatory he’s in his first semester at. “Do you know who I...
Staring contest. Go.

Shooting for the Stars

Charting a constellation of has-beens, hangers-on and hopefuls, of celebrity Caligaris, doting agents and pre-pubescent divos, David Cronenberg’s Maps to the Stars, written by Bruce Wagner, is ...
Who, me? A barber? // Cameron MacRae

The dead will rise, again

Just like the unkillable slasher in some ’80s horror series (take your pick), Dedfest is returning now for its seventh iteration, collecting a swath of horror films from around the world and le...
Fury: proving, yet again, that war is hell

Signifying nothing

Repeat after me: “War is hell.” Now keep repeating that for over two hours and by the time you’re finished you might have some idea as to the cumulative insights gathered in David A...
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Be careful who you let in

A funeral gloom still permeates the Peterson family home when David (Downton Abbey’s Dan Stevens), veteran of some unspecified foreign conflict, unexpectedly shows up at their door just to tell...