“The Salesman” delivers amid controversy

Rob Carraher CONTRIBUTOR The controversy surrounding Asghar Farhadi’s “The Salesman” lead to him not coming to the United States to accept his Academy Award for Best...

Shyamalan’s “Split” revives thriller themes

Rob Carraher CONTRIBUTOR The career of M. Night Shyamalan started with so much promise. “The Sixth Sense” redefined what audiences expected for thrillers. “Unbreakable” and “Signs”...

Hidden Figures Review

Will Patterson A&E EDITOR “Hidden Figures” is about the black women who made NASA’s missions to win the space race a success. This movie is a...

Movies to see over Thanksgiving break

Jeff Turner ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT EDITOR Certain Women (Reichardt, 2016) Director Kelly Reichardt has been a low-budget filmmaker from the very beginning. Few maintain more steady indie...

“Raw”: graphic and brilliant

Rob Carraher CONTRIBUTOR Julia Docournau’s feature debut “Raw” has been the subject of film festival controversy despite being received as highly regarded cinema. The horror genre...

Film preview: “(Re)Assignment”

Jeff Turner ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT EDITOR “(Re)Assignment,” as it’s now being called, has been floating around IMDB.com for the past few years. There was talk of...

Sundance winner is dark and charming

Jeff Turner SENIOR STAFF WRITER The Sundance Grand Jury Prize winner, “I Don’t Feel at Home in this World Anymore,” the directorial debut of frequent Jeremy...

“Taxi Driver”: Travis Bickle’s psychology

Jeff Turner ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT EDITOR Nobody ever wants to see themselves as a bad person, even when they’re doing bad things. Romanticism is the heroin...