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99 Homes

A deliberately discomfiting portrait of how the line between victim and victimizer can easily blur.
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A Brilliant Young Mind

This sensitive drama tries to add too much to its story, resulting in a depressed, though still positive, value of its cinematic experience.

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Rather a mess, but an exhilarating one, the latest iteration of the Peter Pan legend captures the quintessence of childlike wonder.
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South Park: The Complete 18th Season

As the long-running animated show stumbles through its last years, it still manages to land plenty of satirical punches.

The Martian - featured

“Martian” blasts off with $55 million

Matt Damon's plight gets audiences excited for a $55 million take; "Sicario" opens wide with strong results.
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Indy Style — Oct. 2

On this week's show Chris reviews "The Martian," "Sleeping with Other People," "The Walk," "Sicario" and "Avengers: Age of Ultron" on video.



Good movies misdirect us; less accomplished ones misdirect themselves. Such is the case with "Sicario."
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The Martian

"The Martian" turns the familiar tropes of the space-disaster genre on its head in a film that's exhilarating, joyous — and surprisingly funny.

of "film" poses for a portrait at the Village at the Lift Presented by McDonald's McCafe during the 2015 Sundance Film Festival on January 25, 2015 in Park City, Utah.

Writer/director Leslye Headland

Writer/director Leslye Headland follows up the success of "Bachelorette" with "Sleeping With Other People," a smart and sensitive take on the modern romcom.
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Sleeping with Other People

One of the smartest and most ambitious romantic films in a while, "Sleeping with Other People" laughs at the tragedy of love.

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Women in Love (1969)

The biggest problem with the horribly dated "Women in Love" is that it pushes the female characters off to the side.
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“Hotel” books most of the weekend grosses

"Hotel Transylvania 2" sucked up most of the new box office this weekend with a haul of $47 million.

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Avengers: Age of Ultron

No, it wasn't quite the same thrill ride as the first movie — but how could it be? The "Avengers" sequel is still a CGI-enhanced corker.
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Indy Style — Sept. 25

This week's show includes reviews of "Hotel Transylvania 2," "The Intern," "The New Girlfriend," "Pawn Sacrifice," "Stonewall" and "Green Inferno" plus "Love & Mercy" on video.