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Daily | Telluride + Toronto 2014 | Morten Tyldum’s THE IMITATION GAME

September 1, 2014

“Cumberbatch handles tired conventions with aplomb, sliding effortlessly into a role that practically demands to be overacted.”

Daily | Venice 2014 | Fatih Akin’s THE CUT

August 31, 2014
The Cut

A “courageous, honest gesture” for some; “close to a disaster” for others.

Daily | Telluride + Toronto 2014 | Jean-Marc Vallée’s WILD

August 31, 2014

Critics are all over the map on this one.

Daily | Venice + Toronto 2014 | David Gordon Green’s MANGLEHORN

August 30, 2014
Manglehorn

“Showcases the finest performance Pacino has delivered in years.” Updated through 8/31.

Daily | Venice 2014 | Ulrich Seidl’s IN THE BASEMENT

August 30, 2014
In the Basement

“The deeper into IN THE BASEMENT we go—the weirder things get—the harder it is to look away.”

Daily | Venice + Toronto 2014 | Barry Levinson’s THE HUMBLING

August 30, 2014
The Humbling

It “may be doomed to dwell” in the “deservedly large shadow” of BIRDMAN, but some find it “deserves to find its own audience.” Updated through 8/31.

Daily | Venice 2014 | Peter Bogdanovich’s SHE’S FUNNY THAT WAY

August 29, 2014
She's Funny That Way

Plus, Wes Anderson talks with Bogdanovich about THEY ALL LAUGHED. Updated through 8/31.

Daily | Whit Stillman’s COSMOPOLITANS

August 29, 2014

Stillman is “cinema’s novelist of manners, who reveals deep and enduring patterns beneath the shimmer of apparent frivolities.”

Daily | Venice + Telluride 2014 | Xavier Beauvois’s THE PRICE OF FAME

August 29, 2014

Critics are split on this comedy loosely based on he true story of the robbery of Charlie Chaplin’s grave.

Daily | Goings On | CRU, Bertolucci, July

August 29, 2014

Critics Round Up is especially handy on a long holiday weekend.

Daily | Venice, Telluride + Toronto 2014 | Ramin Bahrani’s 99 HOMES

August 29, 2014
99 Homes

“An exciting and emotionally grandstanding drama about temptation, shame, humiliation and greed.” Updated through 8/31.

Daily | Telluride + Toronto 2014 | Jon Stewart’s ROSEWATER

August 28, 2014
Gael García Bernal in 'Rosewater'

“Doesn’t feel like a sententious ‘issue’ drama, and is all the more affecting for it.” Updated through 8/31.