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The Great Hack is an un-cinematic primer on the Facebook data-mining scandal

The Great Hack is an un-cinematic primer on the Facebook data-mining scandal
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Karim Amer, Jehane Noujaim

Runtime

113 minutes

Rating

Not Rated

Language

English

Cast

Documentary

Availability

Netflix July 24

Documentary filmmakers continue to wrestle with the grim reality that many of our era’s most important and urgent issues are woefully un-cinematic. The Great Hack’s challenge: find a...

Mike D'Angelo Mike D'Angelo Jul 17, 2019 at 02:00.

Louis Garrel is still handsome, and still stuck in his dad’s shadow, in the frivolous A Faithful Man

Louis Garrel is still handsome, and still stuck in his dad’s shadow, in the frivolous A Faithful Man
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Louis Garrel

Runtime

75 minutes

Rating

Not Rated

Language

French

Cast

Louis Garrel, Laetitia Casta, Lily-Rose Depp

Availability

Select theaters July 19

Children of celebrities often strive to dissociate themselves from Mom and/or Dad, sometimes even going so far as to take on a different name (as, say, Joe Hill...

Mike D'Angelo Mike D'Angelo Jul 15, 2019.

Ride The Pink Horse hints at the great director Robert Montgomery might have become

<a href="https://film.avclub.com/ride-the-pink-horse-hints-at-the-great-director-robert-1798183135" data-id="" onClick="window.ga('send', 'event', 'Permalink page click', 'Permalink page click - post header', 'standard');"><i>Ride The Pink Horse</i> hints at the great director Robert Montgomery might have become</a>
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Robert Montgomery

Runtime

101 minutes

Rating

Not Rated

Cast

Robert Montgomery, Wanda Hendrix, Thomas Gomez

As an actor, Robert Montgomery was primarily known for such urbane comedies as Here Comes Mr. Jordan and Mr. & Mrs. Smith. But when he turned to directing in the late 1940s, his taste ran toward...

Mike D'Angelo Mike D'Angelo Jul 15, 2019.

Carol Reed’s coded IRA drama Odd Man Out has the look but not the feel of noir

<a href="https://film.avclub.com/carol-reed-s-coded-ira-drama-odd-man-out-has-the-look-b-1798183441" data-id="" onClick="window.ga('send', 'event', 'Permalink page click', 'Permalink page click - post header', 'standard');">Carol Reed’s coded IRA drama <i>Odd Man Out</i> has the look but not the feel of noir</a>
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Carol Reed

Runtime

116 minutes

Rating

Not Rated

Cast

James Mason, Robert Newton, Kathleen Ryan

Decades ago, movie posters were a lot more aggressive, relying not on blurbs from critics but on breathless praise whipped up by the studio’s marketing department. One poster for Carol Reed’s 1947 noir classic Odd Man Out, for...

Mike D'Angelo Mike D'Angelo Jul 15, 2019.

Al Pacino really acts again, but deserves better material than Manglehorn

<a href="https://film.avclub.com/al-pacino-really-acts-again-but-deserves-better-materi-1798184110" data-id="" onClick="window.ga('send', 'event', 'Permalink page click', 'Permalink page click - post header', 'standard');">Al Pacino really acts again, but deserves better material than <i>Manglehorn</i></a>
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David Gordon Green

Runtime

97 minutes

Rating

PG-13

Cast

Al Pacino, Holly Hunter, Chris Messina, Harmony Korine

There’s a wonderful moment early in Manglehorn—you can see it in the trailer; someone liked it so much that they stuck it in there even though it has no story function—in which the title character, A.J....

Mike D'Angelo Mike D'Angelo Jul 15, 2019.

Ozu ended his career on a typically melancholy note with An Autumn Afternoon

<a href="https://film.avclub.com/ozu-ended-his-career-on-a-typically-melancholy-note-wit-1798182793" data-id="" onClick="window.ga('send', 'event', 'Permalink page click', 'Permalink page click - post header', 'standard');">Ozu ended his career on a typically melancholy note with <i>An Autumn Afternoon</i></a>
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Yasujirô Ozu

Runtime

112 minutes

Rating

Not Rated

Cast

Chishu Ryu, Shima Iwashita, Shinichiro Mikami (in Japanese w/subtitles)

The great Japanese director Yasujiro Ozu made movies that sneak up on you with their shrewd delicacy. From the late 1940s onward—Ozu died of cancer in 1963—virtually all of...

Mike D'Angelo Mike D'Angelo Jul 15, 2019.

Bluebird bears an unflattering resemblance to a much better film

<a href="https://film.avclub.com/bluebird-bears-an-unflattering-resemblance-to-a-much-be-1798182873" data-id="" onClick="window.ga('send', 'event', 'Permalink page click', 'Permalink page click - post header', 'standard');"><i>Bluebird</i> bears an unflattering resemblance to a much better film</a>
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Lance Edmands

Runtime

92 minutes

Rating

Not Rated

Cast

Amy Morton, John Slattery, Louisa Krause

Three years ago, there was only one possible answer to the question “Can you name a movie, set in the dead of winter, in which various residents of a sleepy town cope with the aftermath of a tragic accident involving a school bus,...

Mike D'Angelo Mike D'Angelo Jul 15, 2019.

The Duke Of Burgundy is a beautiful love story disguised as stylish smut

<a href="https://film.avclub.com/the-duke-of-burgundy-is-a-beautiful-love-story-disguise-1798182485" data-id="" onClick="window.ga('send', 'event', 'Permalink page click', 'Permalink page click - post header', 'standard');"><i>The Duke Of Burgundy</i> is a beautiful love story disguised as stylish smut</a>
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Peter Strickland

Runtime

101 minutes

Rating

Not Rated

Cast

Sidse Babett Knudsen, Chiara D'Anna, Fatma Mohamed

With a title that makes it sound like an 18th-century costume drama—perhaps a cousin to Jacques Rivette’s recent Balzac adaptation, The Duchess Of Langeais—and a marketing campaign that...

Mike D'Angelo Mike D'Angelo Jul 15, 2019.

Faults slowly, skillfully transforms from one kind of movie to another

<a href="https://film.avclub.com/faults-slowly-skillfully-transforms-from-one-kind-of-m-1798182961" data-id="" onClick="window.ga('send', 'event', 'Permalink page click', 'Permalink page click - post header', 'standard');"><i>Faults</i> slowly, skillfully transforms from one kind of movie to another</a>
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Riley Stearns

Runtime

90 minutes

Rating

Not Rated

Cast

Mary Elizabeth Winstead, Leland Orser, Lance Reddick

At first glance, Faults appears to be a cringeworthy comedy of embarrassment in the tradition of Larry David and Ricky Gervais. Its protagonist, Dr. Ansel Roth (stalwart character actor Leland Orser, taking magnificent advantage...

Mike D'Angelo Mike D'Angelo Jul 15, 2019.

Fassbinder transforms his own stage play, The Bitter Tears Of Petra Von Kant

<a href="https://film.avclub.com/fassbinder-transforms-his-own-stage-play-the-bitter-te-1798182398" data-id="" onClick="window.ga('send', 'event', 'Permalink page click', 'Permalink page click - post header', 'standard');">Fassbinder transforms his own stage play, <i>The Bitter Tears Of Petra Von Kant</i></a>
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Rainer Werner Fassbinder

Runtime

125 minutes

Rating

Not Rated

Cast

Margit Carstensen, Hanna Schygulla, Irm Hermann (in German w/ subtitles)

If one includes works made for German television, The Bitter Tears Of Petra Von Kant was Rainer Werner Fassbinder’s...

Mike D'Angelo Mike D'Angelo Jul 15, 2019.

The Kindergarten Teacher has some very strange ideas about the creative process

<a href="https://film.avclub.com/the-kindergarten-teacher-has-some-very-strange-ideas-ab-1798184499" data-id="" onClick="window.ga('send', 'event', 'Permalink page click', 'Permalink page click - post header', 'standard');"><i>The Kindergarten Teacher</i> has some very strange ideas about the creative process</a>
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Nadav Lapid

Runtime

119 minutes

Rating

Not Rated

Cast

Sarit Larry, Avi Shnaidman, Lior Raz (in Hebrew w/subtitles)

Availability

Select theaters July 31

There’s something fundamentally weird about The Kindergarten Teacher, the sophomore feature by Israeli filmmaker Nadav Lapid (

Mike D'Angelo Mike D'Angelo Jul 15, 2019.

Hooters is where the heart is in the winning indie comedy Support The Girls

<a href="https://film.avclub.com/hooters-is-where-the-heart-is-in-the-winning-indie-come-1828493866" data-id="" onClick="window.ga('send', 'event', 'Permalink page click', 'Permalink page click - post header', 'standard');">Hooters is where the heart is in the winning indie comedy <i>Support The Girls</i></a>
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Andrew Bujalski

Runtime

93 minutes

Rating

R

Language

English

Cast

Regina Hall, Haley Lu Richardson, Shayna McHayle, Lea DeLaria, AJ Michalka, Brooklyn Decker, James Le Gros

Availability

Select theaters August 24

Set in a tacky Hooters-style sports bar called Double Whammies, Andrew Bujalski’s delightful...

Mike D'Angelo Mike D'Angelo Jul 15, 2019.

Werner Herzog lends his voice and brand, but little else, to the unilluminating Meeting Gorbachev

<a href="https://film.avclub.com/werner-herzog-lends-his-voice-and-brand-but-little-els-1834418736" data-id="" onClick="window.ga('send', 'event', 'Permalink page click', 'Permalink page click - post header', 'standard');">Werner Herzog lends his voice and brand, but little else, to the unilluminating <i>Meeting Gorbachev</i></a>

Werner Herzog has made himself such an effective brand name in documentary filmmaking that it’s become difficult not to approach some of his projects with a degree of cynicism. That’s not to suggest that he ever phones it in, exactly—Herzog is a man of almost boundless curiosity, capable of being genuinely, even passionately, interested in virtually any subject. But he’s still aware of who’s...

Mike D'Angelo Mike D'Angelo Jul 15, 2019.

The 100-Year-Old Man Who Climbed Out The Window... is as wacky as its title

<a href="https://film.avclub.com/the-100-year-old-man-who-climbed-out-the-window-is-a-1798183721" data-id="" onClick="window.ga('send', 'event', 'Permalink page click', 'Permalink page click - post header', 'standard');"><i>The 100-Year-Old Man Who Climbed Out The Window...</i> is as wacky as its title</a>
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Felix Herngren

Runtime

114 minutes

Rating

R

Cast

Robert Gustafsson, Iwar Wiklander, David Wiberg (in Swedish, German, English, Spanish, French, and Russian...

Mike D'Angelo Mike D'Angelo Jul 14, 2019.

Two master filmmakers make a rare misstep on day 7 of Cannes

<a href="https://film.avclub.com/two-master-filmmakers-make-a-rare-misstep-on-day-7-of-c-1798247366" data-id="" onClick="window.ga('send', 'event', 'Permalink page click', 'Permalink page click - post header', 'standard');">Two master filmmakers make a rare misstep on day 7 of Cannes</a>

Here’s a sentence I’ve never written from Cannes before: The new Dardenne brothers’ movie was kind of a letdown. Bear in mind, that’s mostly due to the ridiculously high bar set by the Belgian duo during the past 20 years—what qualifies as lesser work from them might easily represent another filmmaker’s crowning achievement. (It’s also worth noting that my least favorite of their films from...

Mike D'Angelo Mike D'Angelo Jul 14, 2019.

Netflix’s twisty sci-fi thriller I Am Mother has a lot on its mainframe

<a href="https://film.avclub.com/netflix-s-twisty-sci-fi-thriller-i-am-mother-has-a-lot-1835270004" data-id="" onClick="window.ga('send', 'event', 'Permalink page click', 'Permalink page click - post header', 'standard');">Netflix’s twisty sci-fi thriller <i>I Am Mother </i>has a lot on its mainframe</a>
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Grant Sputore

Runtime

113 minutes

Rating

Not Rated

Language

English

Cast

Clara Rugaard, Rose Byrne, Luke Hawker, Hilary Swank

Availability

Netflix June 7

It takes guts to make a science-fiction/horror film that visually recalls Alien and name its repository of artificial intelligence “Mother.” (Technically, the Nostromo’s...

Mike D'Angelo Mike D'Angelo Jul 14, 2019.

The Measure Of A Man is not employment, says this affecting award-winner

<a href="https://film.avclub.com/the-measure-of-a-man-is-not-employment-says-this-affec-1798187384" data-id="" onClick="window.ga('send', 'event', 'Permalink page click', 'Permalink page click - post header', 'standard');"><i>The Measure Of A Man</i> is not employment, says this affecting award-winner</a>
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Stéphane Brizé

Runtime

93 minutes

Rating

Not Rated

Cast

Vincent Lindon, Karine De Mirbeck, Matthieu Schaller (in French w/ subtitles)

Availability

Select theaters April 15

Early in The Measure Of A Man, unemployed machinist Thierry Taugourdeau (Vincent Lindon), who’s in his early 50s, gets...

Mike D'Angelo Mike D'Angelo Jul 14, 2019.

If you can’t guess where The Ones Below is going, you’re probably one of its characters

<a href="https://film.avclub.com/if-you-can-t-guess-where-the-ones-below-is-going-you-r-1798187909" data-id="" onClick="window.ga('send', 'event', 'Permalink page click', 'Permalink page click - post header', 'standard');">If you can’t guess where <i>The Ones Below</i> is going, you’re probably one of its characters</a>
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David Farr

Runtime

86 minutes

Rating

R

Cast

Clémence Poésy, David Morrissey, Stephen Campbell Moore, Laura Birn

Availability

Select theaters, VOD, and iTunes May 27

“Hi, we’re your creepy new neighbors,” isn’t quite how Theresa (Laura Birn) and Jon (David Morrissey) introduce themselves in The Ones Below, but they...

Mike D'Angelo Mike D'Angelo Jul 14, 2019.

Break Point scores some laughs, but fails the Ron Shelton sports comedy test

<a href="https://film.avclub.com/break-point-scores-some-laughs-but-fails-the-ron-shelt-1798184758" data-id="" onClick="window.ga('send', 'event', 'Permalink page click', 'Permalink page click - post header', 'standard');"><i>Break Point</i> scores some laughs, but fails the Ron Shelton sports comedy test</a>
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Jay Karas

Runtime

91 minutes

Rating

R

Cast

Jeremy Sisto, David Walton, J.K. Simmons

Availability

iTunes and VOD now; select theaters September 4

When it comes to lightly comic sports movies, Ron Shelton has long been the gold standard, yet rarely does anyone attempt to emulate films like Bull Durham, Tin Cup, and Play...

Mike D'Angelo Mike D'Angelo Jul 14, 2019.

With Match, playwright Stephen Belber recycles elements from his earlier Tape

<a href="https://film.avclub.com/with-match-playwright-stephen-belber-recycles-elements-1798182397" data-id="" onClick="window.ga('send', 'event', 'Permalink page click', 'Permalink page click - post header', 'standard');">With <i>Match</i>, playwright Stephen Belber recycles elements from his earlier <i>Tape</i></a>
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Stephen Belber

Runtime

92 minutes

Rating

R

Cast

Patrick Stewart, Carla Gugino, Matthew Lillard

When in doubt, playwright Stephen Belber apparently opts to place two male characters and one female character in a room, supplying one of them with a tape recorder and at least one of them with a hidden agenda. That scenario describes Tape,...

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