Daniel Barnes @ the SNR

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*The pulse-deadening thriller Non-Stop would like to be an airborne thrill ride, but it only captures the claustrophobic tedium of a transoceanic flight.

*Hayao Miyazaki’s latest and last directorial effort The Wind Rises (pictured above) has his usual gorgeous imagery, but it gets bogged down in a love story that never connects.

*More than drawing inspiration from the cultural invasiveness of Hollywood’s bombast, Fedor Bondarchuk’s Russian IMAX epic Stalingrad aims to surpass their PG-13 thrills.