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Almost Arthouse #31: ‘Sicario’

Welcome back to Almost Arthouse. After a lengthy hiatus, hosts Ty Landis and Tom Stoup are back with a  review of Denis Villeneuve's latest thriller Sicario (which premiered at Cannes). The film stars Emily Blunt, Josh Brolin, and Benicio…

‘Cake’ is a careless character study

In Cake, it takes about fifteen minutes for director Daniel Barnz to establish the ground rules for this familiar portrait of grief and addiction, followed up by another 90 minutes or so of dramatic clumsiness and eye-rolling clichés.…

Almost Arthouse #26: 2013 Top Tens

With another year in the books, hosts Ty Landis and Tom Stoup unveil their picks for the best films of 2013. Also, each host reflects on their picks from 2012, as well as offering up 2013 honorable mentions and films they didn't end up…

Most Anticipated Films by Auteurs for 2014

While some of us are still playing catch-up with films we missed in 2013, there's no shame in looking ahead to the seemingly marvelous lineup of films that await us cinephiles in 2014. The buzz will be fast and contagious with festivals…