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The Farewell Party

High drama and lowbrow, morbid humor get stitched together in this successful tragicomedy about terminal patients and assisted suicide. Works better than expected.

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Sunshine Superman

I found Jean Boenish’s philosophical musings less than persuasive. And I don’t think my fear of heights was the reason for my bias.

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Ballad of Narayama

"The Ballad of Narayama" is a Japanese film of great beauty and elegant artifice, telling a story of startling cruelty. What a space it opens…

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Monsieur Hire

Patrice Leconte's "Monsieur Hire" is a tragedy about loneliness and erotomania, told about two solitary people who have nothing else in common. It involves a…

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Cannes

Cannes 2015: Table of Contents

The table of contents for coverage of the Cannes Film Festival at RogerEbert.com.

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“Aquarius” and “The Whispers” Launch Network Summer TV Season

Reviews of new series on NBC and ABC.

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Shoes that put women in their place; Best and worst of Cannes 2015; O Martyr My Martyr; John Williams on "Star Wars: Episode VII"; Jane Fonda on plastic surgery.

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Demanders

The Politics of Murdered (and Murderous) Women, Part 1: Mario Bava’s “Blood And Black Lace”

Arrow has released a special Steelbook DVD of Mario Bava’s “Blood And Black Lace”.

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Demanders

Book Review: “The Art of Mad Max: Fury Road”

A review of the Titan Books tie-in for Mad Max: Fury Road.

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Cannes

Video: Prize Winners of Cannes 2015

Chaz Ebert announces the prize-winners of the 2015 Cannes Film Festival.

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Festivals & Awards

Cannes 2015: Jacques Audiard's "Dheepan" wins Palme d'Or

Jacques Audiard's "Dheepan" took the Palme d'Or at the 68th Cannes Film Festival.

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Cannes 2015: Palme de Whiskers

Barbara's annual playful piece about cats in this year's Cannes offerings.

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Cannes 2015: Palme predictions

Ben Kenigsberg hazards a few guesses as to what the Coen brothers' jury might pick.

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Video: Cannes Roundtable Discussion

A roundtable discussion on the best and worst of Cannes 2015.

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The Cannes Blues

A report on the environment at Cannes and the art of queuing.

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Cannes

Cannes 2015: "Macbeth," "Ice and the Sky"

A final film report from Cannes on two of the last films for 2015: an update of Macbeth and an environmental documentary.