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The Detroit Film Critics Society is pleased to announce the Best of 2015 winners in ten categories. The society was founded in spring 2007 and consists of a group of seventeen film critics who write or broadcast in the Detroit area as well as other major cities within a 150-mile radius of the city including […]

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Joel and Ethan Coen’s Hail, Caesar! is a silly, very funny romp through Hollywood’s Golden Age.

Hail, Caeser! reviewed by Patrick Dunn

February 5, 2016
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The brothers seem to be just messing around here, which is still better than many filmmakers doing their absolute best, and as such Hail, Caesar! is an above-average film. But it’s still not a very good one.

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45 Years reviewed by Tom Santilli

February 2, 2016
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Soon-to-be 70-year-old actress Charlotte Rampling has been around for six decades, and in the touching drama 45 Years (opening today), she finally has a role she can sink her teeth into.

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Mad Max: Crashes and Compassion on the Fury Road by Chris Williams

February 1, 2016
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In his continuing Oscar countdown, Chris Williams looks at the chaos and surprising compassion of Mad Max: Fury Road.

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Charlie Kaufman and Duke Johnson, Co-directors of Anomalisa Interviewed by Mike Tyrkus

January 19, 2016
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Charlie Kaufman and Duke Johnson recently spoke with CinemaNerdz and Tom Santilli (my colleague from the Detroit Film Critics Society [DFCS]) from Examiner.com about making Anomalisa, developing the film’s unique animation style, the talented actors showcased in the film, and some surprising audience reactions to the movie.

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