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Review: Burr Steers’ ‘Pride and Prejudice and Zombies’

“The morality and plot of the film, despite the hand-holding, are impossible to follow, as wars, balls, tea parties, schemes, and bizarrely combative discussions between sisters all feel as equally light and dreary as the next, like equal servings of spoiled plain yogurt.”

Of Love and Other Demons: ‘L’inconnu du lac’ (Alain Guiraudie, 2013)

A Weekly Column on Love and Erotica in Cinema by Justine A. Smith

His Blazing Automatics: Gareth Evans Just Made the Best Action Film of 2016 in 5 Minutes with ‘Pre Vis Action’

“It’s not even February, but it feels safe calling Pre Vis Action the best action film of 2016.”

The Dueling Cavalier: The Horror of Maternal Sexuality in ‘The Boy’ and ‘The Babadook’

“Both films deal with maternal sexuality: The Boy punishes it and rebukes mothers for caring about anything other than their children, and The Babadook acknowledges it as difficult to balance with childcare, but an inescapable part of motherhood nonetheless.”