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“Birdman” is an exquisite, well-crafted, and inventive masterpiece that is not only another piece of evidence for director Alejandro González Iñárritu’s genius but also very likely to be the best film of the year.
Despite its imperfections, "Whiplash" is a frenzied exploration of music and perfectionism that showcases rising star Miles Teller's true-life drumming talent.
Director Jorge Gutierrez's "The Book of Life" features stunning visuals and a unique brand of animation.
Fred Ho performs at Harvard in November 2009 after being awarded the Harvard Arts Medal.
Director David Ayer's "Fury" tackles complex themes with an all-star cast that includes Brad Pitt, Shia LaBeouf, and Logan Lerman. But a stunted script jeopardizes the success of so many other factors, resulting in a far from original product.
Director Steven De Castro explores the last years of Fred Ho ’79, who was an avant-garde jazz musician/composer who played baritone saxophone, an author, a clothing designer, and a major face in Asian American radical activism.
"The Best of Me" stars James Marsden and Michelle Monaghan in an adaptation of Nicholas Sparks' novel of the same name. Two high school sweethearts are brought back together after 20 years apart in a film that exemplifies the weepy romantic genre.
Director Michael Cuesta's "Kill the Messenger" tells the true story of how American journalist Gary Webb (Jeremy Renner) wrote an article in the 1990s exposing corruption in the US government, tasted fame, then paid for it.
"The Book of Life" is a simple Day of the Dead-themed film with vibrant visuals and a spectacularly innovative animation style. Despite its narrative shortcomings, the film features a colorful cast of characters and clever writing, making it an entertaining family film for the fall.