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  • Unflinchingly written and directed by Austin, Texas-based filmmaker Ric Roman Waugh, it’s too unnerving to recommend to the squeamish, but for anyone curious enough to find out what really happens to turn decent people into savages in the bedlam of the American prison system, this is one for the must-see list. show more

  • Shot Caller may cover little new ground but navigates familiar terrain with considerable skill. show more

  • Despite being sold and marketed as a thriller, the most interesting aspects of Shot Caller are the dramatic ones. show more

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