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Review: Green Room

Green Room. Reviewed by Steve Kim.   A young, down on their luck punk rock band manage to book a gig at a remote roadhouse run by a Neo-Nazi gang. After witnessing something they should not have, they become trapped … Continue reading

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Review: The Witch

The gist. In 17th century New England, a deeply religious Puritan family leaves a plantation to build their own farm in a rural area. They soon become tormented by the evil lurking in the surrounding forest, leading the family to … Continue reading

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Review: Spotlight (2015)

Spotlight. Written by Steve Kim. Based on real life events, Spotlight deals with the high profile Boston Catholic sex abuse scandal and the group of Boston Globe investigative journalists who brought it to light in early 2002. Spotlight finds a … Continue reading

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Review: Brooklyn (2015)

  The gist. Based on Colm Tóibín’s best-selling novel, Brooklyn follows Eilis (Saoirse Ronan), a young Irish immigrant as she adapts to life in 1950s Brooklyn. She soon falls in love with a boy, but when she is needed back … Continue reading

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Review: Beasts of No Nation

Beasts of No Nation. Written by Steve Kim. The gist. As civil war is breaking out in an unspecified West African country, young Agu (Abraham Attah) finds himself enlisted as a child soldier in the rebel army under the command … Continue reading

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Review: Kumiko, the Treasure Hunter

Kumiko, the Treasure Hunter. Written by Steve Kim. The gist. Inspired by an urban legend, Kumiko, the Treasure Hunter tells the story of a young, reclusive Japanese woman who is convinced that the treasure from the movie Fargo actually exists. … Continue reading

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Review: Room

Room. Written by Steve Kim. The Gist. Based on Emma Donoghue’s bestselling novel, Room tells of the story of Ma (Brie Larson) and her diligent efforts to keep her son, Jack (Jacob Tremblay), safe and happy as they are held … Continue reading

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