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‘Searching’ a great story, not right for its gimmick

6/10 When I saw the first Unfriended, I thought it had the potential to advance film as an art from in a way that very few movies can. Four years later, Searching, which is also entirely composed of shots on … Continue reading

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‘Ingrid Goes West’ a haunting portrait of social media connections, disconnections

9/10 Ingrid Thorburn (Aubrey Plaza, who also produces) sits awake in the night, starring unflinchingly at her phone with tear-glazed eyes that seem skinned as if by some outside tormentor, her breathing unsteady, double-tapping to favorite the Instagram pictures of … Continue reading

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Unfriended chills with good old-fashioned character drama

Unfriended is a bold, refreshing horror movie, not because of its found-footage ish central conceit, but because of what it’s about. The film is almost entirely in one long screen take of Blaire Lily’s (Shelley Hennig) computer. She Skypes with her … Continue reading

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