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Don't Breathe

Don’t Breathe gets a little less interesting as it proceeds to its inevitable conclusion, but it works so well up to that point that your…

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Southside With You

Southside with You builds its emotional richness by coasting on the charisma of its two leads as they carefully navigate each other’s personality quirks and…

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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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Hands of Stone
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The Sea of Trees
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The Intervention
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Mia Madre
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In Order of Disappearance
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Complete Unknown
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I Am Not a Serial Killer
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Only connect: James Ivory on "Howards End"

Director James Ivory talks about his film adaptation of E.M. Forster's classic novel.

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Far Flungers

Dirty Politics May Ruin Distribution, Oscar Chances of Phenomenal "Aquarius"

Pablo Villaça reports on the sad status of Brazil's government and its possible effect on a phenomenal new film from director Kleber Mendonça Filho.

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Internet aids ignorance; Jerry Lewis at Paramount; African women redefining filmmaking; Malick's American genesis; Our diversity isn't looking very diverse.

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A Slice of American History: Tika Sumpter & Parker Sawyers on "Southside with You"

An interview with actors Tika Sumpter & Parker Sawyers about portraying Michelle & Barack Obama on their famous first date in "Southside with You."

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When Barack Met Michelle

Chaz Ebert writes about the Q&A she moderated with the filmmakers of "Southside with You," and her experience of meeting President Obama for the first time.

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Pity and Terror: Fede Alvarez & Stephen Lang on "Don't Breathe"

An interview with writer/director Fede Alvarez and actor Stephen Lang about their new film, "Don't Breathe."

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Balder and Dash

Hollywood Gave Up on You: The Summer Movies of 2016

A look back at how this summer's best offering, Netflix's "Stranger Things," makes the failure of this season's blockbusters even more difficult to ignore.

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Far Flungers

Islam in Western Cinema, Part 3 - The Pious Muslim

The third part in a series on the way Islam is represented in Western cinema.

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A Completely Blessed Life: John Krasinski on “The Hollars”

An interview with John Krasinski, star and director of "The Hollars."

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Far Flungers

A Letter to the Writer/Director of "Son of Clowns"

An FFC (Far Flung Correspondent) reviews "Son of Clowns."

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Home Entertainment Consumer Guide: August 18, 2016

The latest in streaming and Blu-ray/DVD options, including "A Hologram for the King," "The Gang's All Here," "Ingrid Bergman: In Her Own Words" and much more!

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A Sneak Peek at Noir City: Chicago 8

An in-depth preview of the films, including rarities and restorations, playing in the Noir City: Chicago 8 program at the Music Box Theatre.