The Independent - Cinema

How Jordan Peele is pushing horror forward by looking to the past
With 'Us' and 'Get Out', writer-director Peele is quickly establishing a legacy that feels tethered...
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New York Times - Movies

The hero’s journey to this milestone is filled with many memorable moments, from his debut,...
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Critic’s Pick: ‘Us’ Review: Jordan Peele’s Creepy Latest Turns a Funhouse Mirror on Us
The director of “Get Out” returns with a horror movie about a family terrorized by...
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The film’s writer and director discusses a haunting scene where members of a family meet...
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Streaming Movie Review: ‘The Dirt’ Review: A Badly Bewigged Bummer
Based on the tell-all book about “Mötley Crüe,” this film adaptation sands down the source...
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‘Sunset’ Review: Discovering a Dark Past and a Cataclysmic Future
In his second feature, the director Laszlo Nemes (“Son of Saul”) applies his near-subjective cinematic...
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‘Hotel Mumbai’ Review: Terrorism as Popcorn Movie?
The film re-creates the November 2008 terrorist attacks in Mumbai through the eyes of a...
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‘Dragged Across Concrete’ Review: The Evil That Men Do (Repeatedly)
This neo-exploitation potboiler about brutal men on both sides of the law stars Mel Gibson...
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This Is Lupita Nyong’o. Hollywood, Please Keep Up.
The Kenyan-Mexican star of “Us” and “Black Panther,” who seems to excel at everything —...
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Disney Moves From Behemoth to Colossus With Closing of Fox Deal
The $71.3 billion acquisition of most of Rupert Murdoch’s entertainment empire is officially done. The...
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