HAPPY VALLEY

Happy Valley

“Bar-Lev’s cameras simply place us at ground level in the midst of pastoral State College, PA as the revelations resound. The deeply unsettling Happy Valley is not a work of reportage so much as it’s a portrait of a community suffering from mass dementia. This is the scariest zombie movie I’ve seen in ages.” – Movie Mezzanine, 11/19/2014

FORCE MAJEURE

Force Majeure

“I realize I’ve described Force Majeure as a comedy, but there aren’t any actual jokes, per se. The pitch-black humor erupts at odd moments during awkward pauses, prompted by Östlund’s droll, dispassionate gaze at all these roiling caveman emotions tamped down for appearances’ sake in such a fussy, affluent locale.” – North Shore Movies, 11/19/2014

BIRDMAN

Birdman

BIRDMAN  * * 1 / 2

Starring Michael Keaton, Edward Norton, Emma Stone, Naomi Watts and Zach Galifianakis. Screenplay by Armando Bo, Alexander Dinelaris, Nicolas Giacobone and Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu. Directed by Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu.

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