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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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Born in China
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Unforgettable
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The Promise
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Tramps
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The Student
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Sand Castle
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Slack Bay
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The Happiest Day in the Life of Olli Mäki
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Burn Motherfucker, Burn!
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Spark: A Space Tail
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Balder and Dash

Emphatic and Abundant Love: The Work of Jonathan Demme

The staff pays tribute to Jonathan Demme.

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Festivals & Awards

Tribeca 2017: "I Am Heath Ledger," "The Reagan Show," "The Departure"

Reviews of three documentaries playing at the Tribeca Film Festival: "I Am Heath Ledger," "The Reagan Show" and "The Departure."

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Francis Ford Coppola's "Rumble Fish" Reigns on Criterion Blu-ray

One of the most important and dazzlingly original works by Coppola comes to Criterion Blu-ray.

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Mesmerizing “The Handmaid’s Tale” Feels Startlingly Current

"The Handmaid's Tale" is Hulu's best show to date.

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Ebertfest 2017: Table of Contents and Photos

A table of contents and photos featuring our full coverage of Ebertfest 2017.

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Honorees remember Roger Ebert; Watch harder at Ebertfest; Up close and personal with Norman Lear; "Being There" embodies politics, power; Filmmakers embrace critic's sense of empathy.

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Hollywood Beginning: Eugenio Derbez on “How to Be a Latin Lover”

An interview with Mexican superstar Eugenio Derbez about his English-language breakout, "How to Be a Latin Lover," remaking "Being There" and more.

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Video: 35mm at Ebertfest 2017

A look at how "Hair" and "Hysteria" received their special 35mm presentations at this past Ebertfest.

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Ebertfest 2017, Day 4: Being Human is Hard

Day four of Ebertfest included a complex portrait of a basketball star, three films about the impact of television and much more.

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Ebertfest 2017, Day 5: Every Time We Say Goodbye

A report on the final day of Ebertfest 2017.

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Ebertfest 2017, Day 3: A Special Short, the World's Greatest Actress and More

A look at day three of Ebertfest.

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Tribeca 2017: “Gilbert,” “Hounds of Love,” “Aardvark”

A report on three films from the first weekend of Tribeca.