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That’s when you know a movie is really working. When it reduces grown men to single syllables.

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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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Annabelle: Creation
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The Nut Job 2: Nutty by Nature
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Good Time
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Whose Streets?
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Ingrid Goes West
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The Glass Castle
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The Trip to Spain
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The Only Living Boy in New York
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Once Upon a Time
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Roger Ebert to be Inducted into the Chicago Literary Hall of Fame on August 19th

An article about Roger Ebert's induction into the Chicago Literary Hall of Fame slated for August 19th.

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Original Flow: Danielle MacDonald and Geremy Jasper on "Patti Cake$"

The director and star of "Patti Cake$" talk about New Jersey accents, rapping, acting advice and more.

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Pens to Lens 2017: Flowerboys, Werebananas and Opposite Day

Part I of our 2017 Pens to Lens Gala coverage, featuring remarkable short films written by students in Champaign-Urbana.

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More than Mutual Attraction: On "Our Love Story"

Far flung correspondent Seongyong Cho writes about a warm contemporary romance drama from South Korea.

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30 Minutes on: "Elevator to the Gallows"

As much as can be said about Louis Malle's jazzy French noir in 30 minutes.

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It's About Us: The Legacy of "Bonnie and Clyde"

The Ebert Voices crew celebrates a classic as it turns 50 years old, Arthur Penn's "Bonnie and Clyde."

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"The Glass Castle" tidies up a disturbing memoir; Paranoid style; Watching "Dunkirk" with autism; Bill Pullman remembers John Candy; Last hurrah of "Beach Party."

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Home Entertainment Consumer Guide: August 10, 2017

The latest on Blu-ray and DVD and Netflix, including "Big Little Lies," "Colossal," and "The Lovers."

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Epix's "Get Shorty" Adaptation Lacks Rhythm of Elmore Leonard

Elmore Leonard gets the Prestige TV treatment but they forgot to include his most essential element, tight pacing.

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There Are People Like Me: Jeannette Walls on "The Glass Castle"

An interview with author Jeannette Walls about "The Glass Castle," a new family drama based off her memoir.

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Great Cast, Empathetic Writing Make “Atypical” Stand Out

A review of Netflix's latest dramedy, the effective "Atypical."

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Bright Wall/Dark Room August 2017: "And That's How it Happens: Life, Death and 'Big Fish'" by Katherine Webb

An essay about Tim Burton's "Big Fish" from the August 2017 edition of online magazine Bright Wall/Dark Room.