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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 “Babyteeth”

In Babyteeth, the feature-film debut of director Shannon Murphy, chaos and order exist as complements instead of opposites. The events of the...

What’s Up at the Movies: We Review “The Story of Fire...

One of the earliest scenes in Will Ferrell’s newest movie, Eurovision Song Contest: The Story of Fire Saga, encapsulates both its greatest...

What’sUp at the Movies: We Review “Palm Springs”

As a movie featuring a time loop, it’s inevitable that every review of Palm Springs, which released on Hulu today after premiering...

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 “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...

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...

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

Early responses to The Rental, the directorial debut of actor Dave Franco, have been interestingly divided. While movies often do better with...

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...

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 “Nobody Knows I’m Here”

Despite its Chilean setting and origin, director Gaspar Antillo’s debut film Nobody Knows I’m Here (Nadie Sabe Que Estoy Aquí in the...

What’sUp at the Movies: We Review “The Old Guard”

The Old Guard, Netflix’s new action film from director Gina Prince-Blythewood, is in a constant state of conflict with itself. The premise—...

What’sUp at the Movies: We Review “First Cow”

From the opening minutes of First Cow, the latest film by American director Kelly Reichardt, nature has an enormous presence. The camera...

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: ‘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...

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 “John Lewis: Good Trouble”

John Lewis has some advice for you… “Get into trouble, good trouble,” he recommends. The 80-year-old Congressman and longtime...

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...