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Save the art, save the culture, stop the Nazis

Save the art, save the culture, stop the Nazis

The Last Vermeer beats The Monuments Men handily with its hands down, hands tied behind its back, and its eyes blindfolded. Need I say more?
It's The Croods 2, doods!

It's The Croods 2, doods!

Yes, I enjoyed the Croods, but don't tell anybody.
The best Korean swordfighting movie you'll ever see

The best Korean swordfighting movie you'll ever see

REVIEW The Swordsman Stars: 4.
Save me, Max Cloud!

Save me, Max Cloud!

Never fear? Max Cloud is here? This new comedy/sci-fi adventure has this Gazette critic wondering if this was meant as Ready Player Two meets Matthew McConaughey's Serenity. Perhaps. Perhaps not.
The future of Chinese animation lies in its mythological past

The future of Chinese animation lies in its mythological past

Like Chinese Animation? The Gazette's film critic is pretty sure that if you don't now, then you soon will as tales like Jiang Ziya become more and more prevalent even in North America.
Black history on film for one and all

Black history on film for one and all

Black History Month adds an extra focus on Black film, especially for non-Black audiences. You could live your life watching
High crimes in the wake of the flood

High crimes in the wake of the flood

Cut Throat City was an official selection at this year's SXSW Fest as it has all of the right ingredients to throw moviemaking in the face of Quentin Tarantino. It worked well too, much to this reviewer's surprise.
Braveheart of the Steppe: the incredible legend of Queen Tomiris

Braveheart of the Steppe: the incredible legend of Queen Tomiris

Now on DVD and VOD is the epic tale of the avenging Queen of the Great Steppe: Tomiris was a fierce leader and warrior whose life lives on in legend.
Tricks of the mind

Tricks of the mind

Brandon Cronenberg's new film is a startling distant cousin to other mind infiltration movies. Here, an agent takes possession in order to commit assassination in the guise of another person. The problem with the process is more than just psychological, however.
The battles of Humans and their Gods

The battles of Humans and their Gods

One of this week's newest DVD releases is a real standout for the year: Polish writer/director Lech Majewski's new film set in the heart of America's red rock canyons in Utah. Valley of the Gods features solid actors in solid performances of a strange sci-fi thinkpiece about industry vs. heritage. Who would win between the richest seeking more riches and the Gods that they're up against?