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2 thoughts on 5 films: The critics are trying to get along with THE DICTATOR

Article: 2 thoughts on 5 films: The critics are trying to get along with THE DICTATOR

Going to the movies should never, ever be stressful (unless, of course, you’re planning on seeing the latest Lars von Trier flick). You want to see something new and relevant so that you can talk it up with your know-it-all friends. But you don’t want to sit through the one film that everyone thought would be great, but…isn’t. So here is our formula, simplifying the should-you-see-it conundrum: 5 new releases x 2 critical samplings = what you should go see Simple enough, right? This week we have a deadpan despot, a dreamy-eyed British lady-lover, aliens in the ocean, pregnant ladies and the men who love ‘em.

Film intelligence: Living in stereo

Article: Film intelligence: Living in stereo

Every week there are dozens of film news stories. Every week, we read them all and bring you the five most important ones in the single most important blog post you’ll ever read (today [at this moment]). This week: fires, CATCHING FIRE, and sharks with frickin’ laser beams attached to their heads.