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Wilson

The plot opts for cop-out sentimentality and begins to melt into goo.

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Power Rangers

Trashy, goofy, and surprisingly sincere, this superhero fantasy is better than you expect but not as good as it should be.

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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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Power Rangers
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Life
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CHiPS
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The Most Hated Woman in America
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Dig Two Graves
- Peter Sobczynski
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I Called Him Morgan
- Glenn Kenny
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I, Olga Hepnarova
- Godfrey Cheshire
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Prevenge
- Simon Abrams
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Bokeh
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American Anarchist
- Matt Fagerholm
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A Woman, a Part
- Glenn Kenny
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T2 Trainspotting
- Christy Lemire

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Interviews

We Have a Lifetime of Stories to Tell: Julie Dash on "Daughters of the Dust"

An interview with writer/director Julie Dash about "Daughters of the Dust," on the occasion of the film's 25th anniversary.

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Balder and Dash

World-Class Acting: On Joan Crawford and “Sudden Fear”

Sheila O'Malley on the art of Joan Crawford, as displayed in a new restoration of 1952's "Sudden Fear."

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Balder and Dash

The Power of Fear: Reflections on "Pan's Labyrinth"

Jessica Ritchey on the personal power of Guillermo del Toro's "Pan's Labyrinth."

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Balder and Dash

Sometimes It Snows in April: Images of Prince

An essay on Prince's masculinity, artistry and blackness.

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Living with Our Common Humanity: A Few Words with Norman Lear

An interview with the one and only Norman Lear.

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Living Truthfully Under Imaginary Circumstances: Sam Schacht on Method Acting

An interview with the legendary Sam Schacht about the art of Method Acting.

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Chaz's Journal

Welcome to Women Writers Week 2017

This week is about lifting up those voices that seek to nurture and educate and unite us.

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MZS

Confusion and carnage: an interview with film critic Adam Nayman about the films of Ben Wheatley

An interview with Adam Nayman about his new book on director Ben Wheatley

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A Rising Star: Riley Keough on “The Discovery”

An interview with Riley Keough, star of "American Honey," "The Girlfriend Experience," and next week's "The Discovery," premiering on Netflix.

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Demanders

What “Julie’s Greenroom” Teaches Us About the Importance of the NEA

A feature article about Netflix's new show, "Julie's Greenroom."

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Festivals & Awards

"Hair," "To Sleep with Anger" and More Set to Screen at Ebertfest 2017

An article about various films set to screen at Ebertfest 2017, including the opening night selection, "Hair."

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Chaz's Journal

Adventures in Cuba

An article about my recent trip to Cuba and a reprint of Monica Castillo's article about returning to Cuba.