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  • Plan B
  • Plan B

    From Superbad to Good Boys, the buddy comedy genre is chock-full of films where two best friends—the dorkier the pair, the better—go on an adventure, full of mishaps and hijinks, usually taking place over one long, chaotic day with one specific goal in mind. more...
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  • Preparations to Be Together for an Unknown Period of Time
  • Preparations to Be Together for an Unknown Period of Time

    With Hungarian writer-director Lili Horvát’s second feature, it’s less a question of “Will they or won’t they?” than “Are they or aren’t they?” Márta (Natasa Stork, a scintillatingly enigmatic presence) is an accomplished Hugarian neurosurgeon who’s spent much of her career in the U.S. She meets another Hungarian doctor at a conference in New Jersey, where they arrange to meet up a month later on a bridge in Budapest. more...
  • The Planters
  • The Planters

    Alexandra Kotcheff and Hannah Leder wrote, directed, starred in, and even did most of the crew work for this intriguing dark comedy, which is better than it has any business being. more...
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  • The Painter and the Thief
  • The Painter and the Thief

    In this uninspired documentary from Norwegian filmmaker Benjamin Ree, we witness the start and later development of a beautiful friendship, one that’s undeniably meaningful to the participants but no more interesting because of that. more...
  • The Prom
  • The Prom

    The Prom, a Ryan Murphy adaptation of the 2018 Broadway musical by the same name, follows four fictional Broadway performers—two narcissistic has-beens (Meryl Streep and James Corden), a serial chorus girl (Nicole Kidman), and an irksome Juilliard graduate (Andrew Rannells)—in desperate need of some positive press. more...
  • Pieces of a Woman
  • Pieces of a Woman

    For a film titled Pieces of A Woman, it sure does spend quite a bit of time focusing on characters other than the main woman, Martha (Vanessa Kirby). more...
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  • Project Power
  • Project Power

    The latest pandemic-ready offering from Netflix, Project Power is a largely entertaining and competently choreographed action flick that wastes little time on extemporaneous background details or complex character arcs. more...
  • The Perfect Candidate
  • The Perfect Candidate

    Writer-director Haifaa Al-Mansour is widely recognized as being the first female filmmaker from Saudi Arabia; she’s also the first filmmaker to shoot a film (her 2012 directorial debut, Wadjda) entirely in the Kingdom. more...
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