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A Quiet Shame: Movies About the Catholic Church Sex Scandal

Movie Mezzanine, one of my long-time outlets (if you count two years, give or take, as a long time on any quantifiable scale), underwent a makeover in 2016, and I’m happy to share my first contribution to the site in all of its new and shiny glory: an essay about the Catholic Church sex scandal on film, and how even the very best films in that mode tend not to be about the victims. 94 more words

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The Manning Conspiracy

The weather guessers (or the weather puppets, if you prefer) were wrong on Friday.  They had predicted between 3 and 6 inches of snow.

Prior to Friday, temperatures were balmy and most of our meager season’s snow had melted.  809 more words

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Pics With Jason Sudeikis & Rebecca Hall, Ethan Hawke & Emma Watson Battle Horror Fare - Specialty Preview

Oscar hopefuls continue to dominate the specialty space, though counterprogramming is in full swing as some distributors hope to tap awards-weary audiences. Rebecca Hall and Jason Sudeikis star in… 2,087 more words


Review: The Club, 2016, dir. Pablo Larraín

“If you need another reason to fume at this year’s slate of Oscar nominees, look no further than Pablo Larraín’s The Club. Think of it as a Chilean counterpoint to Tom McCarthy’s Spotlight, sans the gloss and with a greater emphasis on the guilty and afflicted than on the supposed saviors: Spotlight is about good guys taking down bad guys, while The Club inhabits the same grey moral space as John Michael McDonagh’s Calvary. 43 more words


Pick of the Litter - February 2016



(20th Century Fox) Ryan Reynolds, Morena Baccarin, Gina Carano, Ed Skrein. So there’s this guy, see? He’s got a mouth on him. 561 more words


REVIEW: The Club

This review originally appeared on Movie Mezzanine, for whom I covered Fantastic Fest in Austin, TX.

When great filmmakers tackle religion, they do not just talk about God – they show God in their visual schema. 424 more words

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Have you dreamed of owning the infamous, beloved and iconic CLUB sign? This is your chance to snatch a unique piece of memorabilia designed by Stef Morgner!! 19 more words