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The Lobster (2015)

An absurdist black comedy about society’s obsessive mating rituals.

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Patriots Day (2016)

A well-made action-packed real life disaster story overlaid with a weak ‘human interest’ melodrama.

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The Innocents (2016)

A soulful essay about atrocities committed against nuns during war.

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What is Film Criticism? (Essay)

An essay on the origin, purpose, problems, and future of film criticism.

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Fences (2016)

An intimate and densely lyrical insight into the African-American experience.

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Perfect Strangers (2016)

An entertaining and voyeuristic peek into the black-box of secrets: the iPhone.

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Hidden Figures (2016)

A feel-good bio-pic about a remarkable episode in history.