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Cinema Blind Spots: Blue Velvet (1986)

Austin takes a look at the 1986 cult classic "Blue Velvet." Is it David Lynch's masterpiece or master failure?
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Inherent Vice

A mystery movie about a bad detective lovingly crafted by a modern master. Worth a watch, but give it space; the story is a doozy.

From left, Matthias Schoenaerts, James Marsden, Wentworth MIller, Karl Urban and Eric Stonestreet star in "The Loft," a 2015 release from Open Road Films and director Erik Van Looy.

Quick Takes: Jan. 30

Nick Rogers offers some quick takes on a trio of new movies that opened this weekend — "The Loft," "Black or White" and "Project Almanac."
Joaquin Phoenix stars as Doc Sportello and Josh Brolin stars as Detective Christian F. "Bigfoot" Bjornsen in "Inherent Vice," a 2014 Warner Brothers release adapted from Thomas Pynchon's novel and directed by Paul Thomas Anderson.

Inherent Vice

Writer-director Paul Thomas Anderson's witty, wise and ambitious film falls just shy of stoned immaculate, but comes awfully, and entertainingly, close.

Ruddy Rodriguez stars in "The House at the End of Time" (2014).

The House at the End of Time

"The House at the End of Time" is an entertaining and suspenseful puzzle whose pieces don't match the formulaic horror film pictured on the box.
The Sound and the Shadow playing at the Heartland Film Festival

The Sound and the Shadow

A frequently-engaging mystery full of lighthearted whimsy, "The Sound and the Shadow" is a movie worth your time.