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The Diary of a Teenage Girl

“The Diary of a Teenage Girl” Movie Review

“The Diary of a Teenage Girl” (2015)   When we initially meet 15-year-old Minnie Goetze (Bel Powley), she is basking the glow of having sex for the first time as she walks home. Minnie was […]

CW69–08/21/2015

Listen to Me Marlon

“Listen to Me Marlon” Movie Review

“Listen to Me Marlon” (2015) It’s rare to say that the subject of a documentary is also the narrator of the film, but with “Listen to Me Marlon” it makes a brilliant film. Director Stevan […]

CW69–08/21/2015

Cop Car

“Cop Car” Movie Review

“Cop Car” (2014) Travis (James Freedson-Jackson) and Harrison (Hays Wellford) have decided to run away. The best of friends, Harrison is the more reserved of the two. Travis is more daring and outgoing than Harrison. They […]

CW69–08/14/2015

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“Fort Tilden” Movie Review

“Fort Tilden”  (2014) When we first meet Allie (Clare McNulty) and Harper (Bridey Elliott), two friends and roommates, they are at a rooftop concert featuring two performers they call “the twins.”  It’s one of those self-indulgent […]

CW69–08/14/2015

The Look of Silence

“The Look of Silence” Movie Review

 “The Look of Silence” (2015) In 2012, documentary filmmaker Joshua Oppenheimer made the Academy Award-nominated “The Act of Killing.” While it didn’t win an Oscar, it did win almost every critics association award and racked […]

CW69–08/07/2015