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Faith of Our Fathers

"Faith of Our Fathers" doesn't work, and not because of its Christian message. The main problems are the obvious script, the bad acting, and the…

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Terminator Genisys

Schwarzenegger has turned into your elderly uncle, dancing like a goofball at your wedding after a couple glasses of champagne. He knows he’s being silly,…

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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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Festivals & Awards

AFI Docs 2015: Table of Contents

The table of contents for RogerEbert.com's complete coverage of AFI Docs 2015.

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Rape scenes are lazy writing; Penelope Spheeris on "The Decline of Western Civilization"; The new online racism; Affleck and Garner at the box office; Tenth anniversary of "Brokeback Mountain."

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Video: Roger Ebert Animated in "Blank on Blank," "Scarface," and More

Rare interview and review excerpts with Roger Ebert are brought to animated life by Blank on Blank and others.

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James Horner's Underrated Scores

An essay on the underrated scores of late composer James Horner.

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The Unloved, Part 19: "The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford"

The July 2015 edition of The Unloved looks at Andrew Dominik's "The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford."

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Why Can't Sad Be Fat?

A rebuttal to Joni Edelman's piece on "Inside Out."

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"Inside Out" and the stranglehold of Minnesota Nice; 20th anniversary of "Kids"; Small-screen auteurism of Keith Gordon; Danny Elfman on Tim Burton; John Lasseter on the evolution of storytelling.

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“Scream” and “Zoo” Seek to Raise the Summer TV Body Count

MTV's Scream and CBS's Zoo premiere tonight. One is worth your time. Which one?

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Sex Symbol Without Auteur: The Strange Case of the Gina Lollobrigida Filmography

Three films starring Gina Lollobrigida have been released on Blu-ray; Glenn Kenny looks at them and her entire career.

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Magic Lantern Show: The Sensual Pleasures of "The Third Man"

On the look and sound of "The Third Man."

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Genius Walks: “Orson Welles’s Last Movie: The Making of ‘The Other Side of the Wind’” by Josh Karp

A review of Josh Karp's “Orson Welles’s Last Movie: The Making of ‘The Other Side of the Wind’”.

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The Comedy Process: Adam Scott on “The Overnight”

An interview with actor Adam Scott, star of The Overnight and Parks and Recreation.