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Timbuktu

A work of almost breathtaking visual beauty that manages to ravish the heart while dazzling the eye simultaneously, neither at the expense of the 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: Film by Film

Sundance Film Festival 2015 Table of Contents

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Sundance 2015: “Me and Earl and the Dying Girl”

A Sundance review of the great "Me and Earl and the Dying Girl."

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Interviews

Speaking for a Generation: Kevin Costner, Anthony Mackie and Mike Binder on "Black or White"

A feature article on "Black or White," including interviews with Kevin Costner, Anthony Mackie and director Mike Binder.

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Sundance 2015 Interview: Jason Sudeikis & Leslye Headland on “Sleeping with Other People”

An interview with Jason Sudeikis and Leslye Headland for "Sleeping with Other People."

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Sundance 2015: "Brooklyn"

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

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Sundance 2015: “Nasty Baby,” “Slow West,” “Strangerland,” “Ten Thousand Saints”

A Sundance dispatch on star-powered films starring Nicole Kidman, Ethan Hawke, Michael Fassbender, and Kristen Wiig.

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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 2015: “Dope”

A review of Sundance 2015 hit "Dope."

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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."