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Red Army

Emotionally charged, viscerally exciting and consistently enlightening, Gabe Polsky’s Red Army is a sports documentary like no other.

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Son of a Gun

Avery’s more than capable behind the camera, he just needs to be met halfway by his screenwriting, which dwells in overly familiar territory.

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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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Sundance

Sundance 2015: "Brooklyn"

A review of "Brooklyn," starring Saoirse Ronan, Emory Cohen, and Domnhall Gleeson.

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FX’s “The Americans” Stakes Claim For Title of Best Current Drama

A TV review of FX's "The Americans".

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"Selma" is more than fair to L.B.J.; "American Sniper" increases threat against Muslims; Struggle over Vivian Maier's photos; When racism can't be ignored; Johnny Depp was never a movie star.

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Sundance

Sundance 2015: “Girlhood,” “Christmas, Again,” “Beaver Trilogy, Part IV,” “Most Likely to Succeed”

A Sundance dispatch with "Girlhood," "Christmas, Again," "Most Likely to Succeed" and "Beaver Trilogy Part IV".

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Life Itself

"Life Itself" Named Best Documentary by Producer's Guild of America

"Life Itself" won the 2015 Best Documentary award from the Producer's Guild of America.

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Sundance 2015 Interview: Christopher Abbott of "James White"

An interview with Christopher Abbott, star of "James White."

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Sundance 2015: “The End of the Tour”

A review of James Ponsoldt's "The End of the Tour" with Jesse Eisenberg and Jason Segel.

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Sundance 2015: “What Happened, Miss Simone?,” “ The Bronze,” “The Royal Road”

A dispatch from Sundance 2015 with "The Bronze," "White God," "What Happened, Miss Simone?," and more.

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Sundance 2015: "Stockholm, PA"

A review of "Stockholm, PA" from Sundance 2015, starring Saoirse Ronan, Cynthia Nixon, and Jason Isaacs.

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Festivals & Awards

Meet the 2015 Ebert Film Criticism Fellows

Interviews with the 2015 Ebert Fellows conducted by Indiewire's Sam Adams.

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Chatting with Björk; Life and death in Senegal; Why "Life Itself" was snubbed; Disney rejects George Lucas; "American Sniper" is not war propaganda.

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"Chi-chi: Tales from the Bass Line" to Screen in Chicago

Chi-chi Nwanoku will attend a screening of Barrie Gavin's documentary, "Chi-chi: Tales from the Bass Line," in Chicago in February 9th.