The spirits of Raymond Chandler and James M. Cain course through "Black Coal, Thin Ice," a bleak but powerful, carefully controlled Chinese detective thriller.
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Dietrich Brueggemann's rigorously reproving drama about the dangers of fanatical Catholicism is as preachy as the tenets it explodes.
Striking a moody, complementary downbeat to electrifying Sundance opener "Whiplash," "Low Down" traces two years in the life of noted jazz pianist Joe Albany.
An enormously ambitious, visually stunning and richly satisfying futuristic epic from the gifted Korean genre director Bong Joon-ho.