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The Magnificent Seven

Rarely have so many charismatic actors been used in a film that feels quite as soulless as Antoine Fuqua’s update of The Magnificent Seven.

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The Age of Shadows

At 140 minutes, Kim sometimes loses the rhythm of his spy thriller, but he's such a confident filmmaker—and his leading man such a magnetic presence—that…

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"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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TIFF 2016: Table of Contents

A table of contents featuring all of our coverage from this year's Toronto International Film Festival.

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Venice Film Festival 2016: Table of Contents

A table of contents featuring all of Glenn Kenny's coverage from this year's Venice Film Festival.

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I'm Dancing as Fast as I Can

An article about dancing for charity and joy in the Dancing With the Giordano Stars on October 6 in Chicago

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"Life Itself" Wins Emmy

"Life Itself" wins an Emmy Award for Outstanding Editing.

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History of kids cursing onscreen; Capturing the process of dying; Interviewing Dorothy Arzner; A charming hostelry; Jerry and Dean meet again.

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A Different Rail: The Artists of “Author” and “Catfish”

A look at the artists of two documentaries about women who took other identities.

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FOX Enlists "Lethal Weapon" and "The Exorcist" for Familiar Thrills

A look at FOX's new remake series, "Lethal Weapon" and "The Exorcist."

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Curtis Hanson: 1945-2016

A tribute to the late Curtis Hanson.

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Joe Swanberg’s “Easy” Looks at Modern Life in Chicago

A review of Joe Swanberg's Netflix series, "Easy."

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Steve James Featured on Sam Fragoso's Talk Easy Podcast

Steve James is the 25th guest on Sam Fragoso's Talk Easy podcast.

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NBC's "This Is Us" Kicks Off with Twist-Driven Pilot

A review of NBC's new family drama series, "This Is Us," premiering Tuesday, September 20 at 10/9c.

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How the Fall Festivals Defined the Best Picture Race

A look at how Venice, Telluride and Toronto helped form this year's awards season.