Joe Leydon

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Review: 'Tom's Wife'

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A tragedy set in Depression-era Texas, "Tom's Wife" recalls indie heartland dramas that proliferated on fest circuit two decades ago. Writer-director Alana Cash's feature conveys period flavor…

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Review: 'Revelations'

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Houston-based multi-hyphenate Benny Mathews follows his indie comedy "Where's the Party, Yaar?" with "Revelation," a supernatural thriller that's long on arresting visuals and spooky atmosphere, but…

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Review: 'Life is Life'

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A melancholy dramedy about missed connections and libidinal vicissitudes, Michal Bat-Adam's "Life Is Life" likely will satisfy discerning auds during its global fest tour. Israeli-produced pic could…

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Review: 'Sleepover'

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Girls just want to have fun in "Sleepover," a frenetic, featherweight trifle aimed at tweener femmes who view Ashley and Mary-Kate Olsen as older, enviable role models. Adults may be unsettled, if…

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Review: 'The Affair'

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Self-indulgent characters fail to generate much interest or sympathy in Carl Colpaert's "The Affair," an indie drama that recalls the most pretentious pseudo-artsy product of the 1960s and '70s. Tone…

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