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Kevin Jagernauth

Kevin Jagernauth

Hitting the open road has long been one the great American pastimes, but in Lauren Wolkstein and Christopher Radcliff‘s “The Strange Ones,” it’s the setting for some crackling tension. And today we have the exclusive trailer for…

This is a reprint of our review from the 2017 Cannes Film Festival. Maybe the second or third shot in Yorgos Lanthimos‘ “The Killing of a Sacred Deer” is of a hospital waste bin, over which Colin Farrell, as heart surgeon Steven Murph…

Director Luca Guadagnino will spent the rest of the year deservedly basking in the acclaim for “Call Me By Your Name.” However, next year he’ll be back in the spotlight, with horror fans giving him plenty of scrutiny about his redo of…

Even as summer season flop “The Dark Tower” took major hits from critics, and stories emerged about its fractious post-production, everyone involved put on their game faces. Just days before the critically slammed picture opened, “The Walki…

One of the most divisive movies of the year, everyone has an opinion on “mother!” but Rex Reed‘s review for The Observer might take the cake. The critic has never been a fan of Darren Aronofsky, but “mother!” holds a speci…

It’s one week until we all go back into the Upside Down, and while you can listen to the soundtrack right now, I presume most of us are waiting for the total “Stranger Things” season 2 experience. In the year since the show debuted, i…

Sometimes you have to travel half the world to find your family, and that notion sparks the indie drama “Barracuda.” Directed by Julia Halperin and Jason Cortlund, the film tells the story of a family fractured and stitched back together, a…

Last year, Sean Penn made headlines with his piece in Rolling Stone, recounting his odd but very casual hang time with notorious Mexican drug dealer Joaquín Guzmán Loera better known as El Chapo, a meeting arranged by Mexican actress Kate del Castillo….

For an author who as already seen plenty of adaptations of his work, 2017 has been a bit of a banner year for Stephen King. On television, “The Mist” and “Mr. Mercedes” unfolded, at the multiplex “The Dark Tower” and…

When Tilda Swinton works with a director she likes, there’s a good chance she’ll wind up making another movie with them should the opportunity arise. One of the filmmakers on her Rolodex is Jim Jarmusch, with the pair previously collaborati…