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  • Irish writer/director Gerard Barrett's Glassland is a grim look at the agony and drudgery faced by a working-class Dublin boy (Jack Reynor) whose mother (Toni Collette) suffers from debilitating alcoholism. Collette's performance is...

  • Writer/director Cameron Labine seems to want to prove the obsolescence of the lovable slacker stereotype even as he flogs it for entertainment value. Tyler Labine's Topher is one of two major characters in the fraternal comedy Mountain...

  • There's not much to be said about Sonny Mallhi's languid psychological drama moonlighting as a possession-centered horror film that hasn't already been said by the title. Anguish follows Tess (Ryan Simpkins) as she fails to recover from...

  • If you ever wished for Leos Carax's Holy Motors to be reinterpreted as a manic, wildly irreverent comedy, Matthew O.L. Way's The Genital Warriors is the postmodern absurdist voyage of your dreams. In the opening scene, the narrator,...

  • Somewhere between The King's Speech and Baby's Day Out lies Julian Jarrold's A Royal Night Out, a featherweight flight of historical fancy that follows a young Queen Elizabeth (Sarah Gadon) and an even younger Princess...

  • You may not have heard of Hot Sugar, a producer whose real name is Nick Koenig and who makes music by heavily processing found sounds and then noodling around with them on a keyboard. He's a mild internet phenomenon and the subject/star of Hot...

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