New Reviews at RogerEbert.com for the week of August 29, 2014
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In telling this story and exploring its meanings, Harris' well-crafted film uses interviews with a number of historians and black photographers. But its greatest asset is the trove of photographs it marshals.
Colorful elements of "Fargo" and "Seven" blend into a bland beige in the mostly straight-to-video "The Calling," a piece that almost miraculously finds a way to waste the prodigious talents of Susan Sarandon, Ellen Burstyn, and Donald Sutherland.
With its eerie rendering of wintry landscapes in rural Upstate New York, this supernatural ghost story about a deceased high-school misfit who haunts a fellow student settles into a near-constant shivery clamminess that goes a long way to masquerade how…
János Szász's "The Notebook" is a well-crafted but otherwise undistinguished and tedious entry in a long line of European films that make a grotesque show of war's horrors, often viewed through the lens of childhood's disabused innocence.
"The Strange Color of Your Body's Tears" is a movie you really should see and judge for yourself since so much of its charms are visceral. It's a pleasure to behold because it doesn't try to be anything more than…