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Calvary (2014)

Review by-Jarrett Leahy During Sunday confessionals, one of Father James’ parishioners calmly informs his confessor that he plans to kill the small-town Irish priest in one week’s time. Shaken but resolute, Father James makes a conscious effort to continue his daily duties. But as the week draws to an end, it becomes more clear that […]

Magic In The Moonlight (2014)

Review by-Jarrett Leahy Stanley is a renowned English magician and illusionist who has built a reputation as an expert in exposing fraudulent clairvoyant swindlers. But when a close friend asks him to uncover a gifted American “spiritualist” preying on a rich family friend, Stanley finds himself swept up in the charm of this young woman […]

The Drop (2014)

Review by-Jarrett Leahy When a notorious Brooklyn “drop bar,” an establishment used to funnel and hide mob money until it is ready to be collected and transported., is robbed, Bob, the establishment’s longtime bartender, knows his nefarious bosses are not going to be too pleased. Wanting their money back, Chevka, the Chechen mob leader, informs […]

God’s Pocket (2014)

Review by-Jarrett Leahy When Mickey Scarpato’s narrow-minded stepson, Leon, is killed in a construction “accident,” Mickey tries to handle all of the arrangements for his distraught wife, Jeanie. But when Jeanie begins to suspect that her son’s death wasn’t the accident originally reported, Mickey, must call upon the neighborhood’s more nefarious characters to investigate, while […]

Draft Day (2014)

Review by-Jarrett Leahy On the day of the NFL draft, Cleveland Browns’ general manager Sonny Weaver makes a huge splash when he trades for the number one overall selection, putting the Browns in line to draft the most heralded quarterback prospect in recent memory, Bo Callahan. However, in the final hours leading up to the […]

Divergent (2014)

Review by-Jarrett Leahy Set in the post-apocalyptic shell of the city of Chicago, a group of survivors has established a “utopian” society where citizens are divided into five different factions based on the desired virtues of the community. In order to discover which path in life one shall take, all teenagers must consent to intensive […]

The Double (2014)

Review by-Jarrett Leahy Overlooked at work, rejected by the woman he adores, ridiculed by his disparaging mother, Simon is a sheepish, diffident man who is struggling for personal identity in a cold and unsympathetic world. The sudden arrival of James, a new co-worker who is inexplicably identical to Simon, threatens to make matters worse. As […]