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Critic Spotlight

  • Robert Daniels
    Robert Daniels

    Robert Daniels is the writer and editor at 812filmreviews.com, and a member of the CIFCC and OFTA. Find Robert @812filmreviews

  • Pamela Hutchinson
    Pamela Hutchinson

    Pamela Hutchinson is a freelance writer, critic, and film historian who contributes regularly to Sight & Sound, the Guardian, and Radio 4. Find Pamela @pamhutch

  • Mad About Movies
    Mad About Movies

    Mad About Movies is your go-to podcast for all things cinema, hosted by Kent Garrison, Brian Gill, and Richard Bardon. Find Mad About Movies @MadAboutMovies

  • Li Lai
    Li Lai

    Li Lai is the founder of Mediaversity Reviews, a site that scores film and TV on gender, racial, and LGBTQ inclusion. Find Li @MediaversityRev

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Latest Reviews

MOVIES

Holiday

A provocative film by an astonishing filmmaker that is compelling and uncompromisingly strong. A must-see.

Victoria Alexander, FilmsInReview.com

Everybody Knows (Todos lo saben)

Everybody Knows stands out as Farhadi's most interesting film to date.

Daniel Nava, Chicago Cinema Circuit

Happy Death Day 2U

... Rothe proves her performance as Tree was no fluke, elevating a clever concept into not only a better sequel but that rare follow-up that improves the original film instead of sinking it.

Kevin A. Ranson, MovieCrypt.com

DVD/STREAMING

Pokémon 4Ever

There's no point to prolonging the inevitable, except to pad the movie out to its barely feature-length run time.

Tasha Robinson, AV Club

Suburbia

An essential entry in early-'80s independent American cinema, Suburbia receives a radical Blu-ray upgrade from Shout! Factory, along with a pair of commentaries worth hearing in full.

Clayton Dillard, Slant Magazine

10 Things I Hate About You

Based to a great degree on William Shakespeare's much-filmed Taming of the Shrew, 10 Things I Hate About You is without question the teen movie to watch with your best girl or yarn carrying grandma.

IGN Staff, IGN Movies

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