Posts by Dan Schindel

Dan Schindel

About The Author

Born and raised in rural Maryland, Dan Schindel now lives and works in LA, hoping to one day soon trick someone into paying him to write about film. He loves all the movies equally, no matter what genre or pedigree. He spent last year watching and writing about a documentary every day, so now he knows everything.
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Review: ‘Calvary’


Calvary is an exploration of faith and the Catholic Church with a darkly ironic bent. Dan Schindel has the review.

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Review: ‘Sex Tape’


Dan Schindel says you're probably better off watching someone's real sex tape than this film.

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Review: ‘Dawn of the Planet of the Apes’


Dan Schindel reviews the latest film in the Planet of the Apes series.

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Review: ‘Venus in Fur’


Dan Schindel looks at the Roman Pilanski film based on the play.

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Review: ’22 Jump Street’

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Dan Schindel says 22 Jump Street is almost as good as its predecessor and one of the best movies of the summer.

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Review: ‘The Fault in Our Stars’


Dan Schindel finds plenty of faults with The Fault in Our Stars.

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Review: ‘A Million Ways to Die in the West’

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Dan Schindel says that A Million Ways to Die in the West falls falt.

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Review: ‘Cold in July’


Dan Schindel finds Cold in July hard to describe

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Review: ‘Godzilla’


Dan Schindel is not a fan of this latest version of Godzilla.

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Review: ‘The Double’

The Double is a very strange film, in the greatest way that films can be strange.

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Review: ‘Devil’s Knot’

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The West Memphis Three's story is a terrific subject for a film, but Devil's Knot squanders that potential.

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Review: ‘Ida’

Ida is a deeply internal movie. Characters speak little and outwardly emote even less.

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Review: ‘Rio 2′


Does Rio 2 measure up to its predecessor? Dan Schindel has the review.

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Review: ‘Fading Gigolo’

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John Turturro stars in and a directs a film that also features Woody Allen. Dan Schindel has the review.

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Review: ‘Under the Skin’

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An alien that’s taken the form of a beautiful woman (played by Scarlett Johansson) roves Scotland in a white van. She picks up various men, seduces them, and then kidnaps them. They are put into some kind of preservative fluid and their interiors removed until they are horrifyingly hollow skins. The alien watches humanity with […]

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