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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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Big Hero 6

Grandes héroes es una hilarante animación con sobra de corazón sobre un grupo de héroes en proceso.

Julio Fernando Navas, Cinema Ecuador


A wasted opportunity of a movie that tries to shamelessly pander to a fan base it clearly doesn't actually understand. Flashes of excellence that never materializes into anything more than fleeting moments.

John Campea, The John Campea Show

Exodus: Gods and Kings

Irónicamente, la ola de muerte levantada por las diez plagas le da algo de vida a la película, pero es algo meramente visual como ver el agua transformarse en sangre o a una manada de cocodrilos comerse entre sí.

Julio Fernando Navas, Cinema Ecuador


Panique (Panic)

With this dynamic and balanced restoration, Criterion makes a significant case for Panique as one of the most moving and beautiful of unjustly neglected noirs.

Chuck Bowen, Slant Magazine


Brian De Palma's showy Vertigo tribute gets a significant A/V upgrade, highlighting the dreamy haze of Vilmos Zsigmond's cinematography and Bernard Herrmann's score better than any home-video release of the film to date.

Jake Cole, Slant Magazine


M. Night Shyamalan's film is aimed at an audience from whom he cringingly craves fealty.

Keith Uhlich, Slant Magazine

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