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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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Latest Reviews

MOVIES

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

Glass

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

DVD/STREAMING

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

Obsession

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

Glass

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

Keith Uhlich, Slant Magazine

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