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What’s Up at the Movies: We Review Spike Lee’s “Da 5...

It’s clear that Da 5 Bloods, Spike Lee’s latest film and his first for Netflix, was always intended to feel relevant. Much...

What’s Up at the Movies: We Review “Shirley”

Early on in Shirley, the new film from director Josephine Decker based on Susan Scarf Merrell’s book of the same name, the...

Jane Pickens Announces Upcoming Films in Virtual Screening Room

Like many independent theaters, the Jane Pickens Film and Events Center in Newport is facing serious financial challenges due to the CCOVID-19...

What’s Up at the Movies: We Review “The High Note”

Like The Lovebirds, director Nisha Ganatra’s The High Note is another movie forced into an online release by the pandemic, following the...

What’s Up at the Movies: We Review “The Lovebirds”

Michael Showalter’s The Lovebirds, which stars Issa Rae and Kumail Nanjiani as a couple on the rocks who find themselves tied up...

What’s Up at the Movies: We Review “Capone”

In 2012, director Josh Trank made his feature film debut with Chronicle, which made creative use of the found-footage format to tell...

What’s Up at the Movies: Spaceship Earth – Watch at Jane...

Though it occurred a few years before I was born, I was vaguely aware of the Biosphere 2 project before sitting down...

What’s Up at the Movies: We Review TFW No GF

One of the first major events to be cancelled due to COVID-19 was South by Southwest (SXSW), a film festival in Austin,...

What’s Up at the Movies: We Review Netflix’s “The Willoughbys”

Netflix’s new, animated comedy The Willoughbys, based on a children’s book of the same name by Newbery Medalist Lois Lowry, is an...

What’s Up at the Movies: We Review Netflix’s “Tigertail”

There’s an inherent difficulty that comes with making a film about the inability to connect. One of cinema’s strengths as a medium...

What’s Up At The Movies: ‘Bombshell’ out this weekend

In its portrayal of former Fox News CEO Roger Ailes’ 2016 sexual harassment scandal, director Jay Roach’s Bombshell tries to balance two very different...

Review: ‘Knives Out’ includes brilliant cast, masterful storytelling

Successful mystery writer Harlan Thrombey (Christopher Plummer) is found dead from an apparent suicide, but private eye Benoit Blanc (Daniel Craig), fresh...

Movie Review: “The Lighthouse” shines bright (and dark…)

When Robert Eggers made his directorial debut in 2015 with one of the best horror films of the decade, it was clear...