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The Detroit Film Critics Society is proud to announce their Best of 2014 nominees and winners in ten categories. The society was founded in Spring 2007 and consists of a group of eighteen Michigan film critics who write or broadcast in the Detroit area as well as other major cities within a 150-mile radius of […]

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I went into Mad Max: Fury Road excited as could be for two hours of the eye-popping, death-defying sci-fi road-rage lunacy the movie’s trailers had promised me. So why did I feel so unfulfilled when I got exactly that?

Interview with Alex Garland, writer/director of Ex Machina by Patrick Dunn

April 26, 2015
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Alex Garland’s résumé reads like a laundry list of recent sci-fi and horror cult hits, with screenplay credits including 28 Days Later (2002), Sunshine (2007), and Dredd (2012). His latest, Ex Machina, may stand to follow that same path of cult adoration – although hopefully for Garland, its box office will follow more in the […]

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Ex Machina reviewed by Patrick Dunn

April 26, 2015
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Ex Machina may not be quite as profound an “ideas” movie as writer-director Alex Garland thinks it is, but I’m willing to cut it some slack for at least taking the shot. Garland’s film is intimate and intensely character-driven, with essentially only three main characters bouncing off each other in a very confined space

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