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Get Hard

In this exuberant but ultimately simpleminded comedy, a car wash owner (Kevin Hart) helps a wimpy hedge fund manager (Will Ferrell) get ready for prison…

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White God

Imagine an "R" rated "Lassie" by way of "Spartacus." That's Kornél Mundruczó's "White God," a brutal but stirring fantasy about street dogs rising up against…

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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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Errol Morris names his best movie; Celebrity impersonators on Twitter; Rise of Cryptopticon; Rise of the Christian film; Scientology's final say on "Going Clear."

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He Never Stopped: The Web Misses Roger

A collection of online writings in the last year about Roger Ebert.

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The strange unraveling of Cinderella; Kimmy Schmidt skewers empowerment culture; Charles Grodin's fine art of reaction; Putting "use" back in fair use; Yoga pants are ruining women.

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“The Breakfast Club”, 30 Years Later: A Conversation Across Generations

A film teacher looks back on "The Breakfast Club," partly through the eyes of her students.

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Home Entertainment Consumer Guide: March 26, 2014

A look at recent releases on Netflix and Blu-ray, including "Life Itself," "Annie," "Into the Woods," "The Lady From Shanghai," and more.

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Abel Ferrara on "Ms. 45"; Advice "Deadwood"-style; Why "The Jinx" could be bad for documentaries; "Life Just Is" is worth a look; Joan Scheckel on The Technique.

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Ebertfest 2015: Roger, You Would Approve!

A preview of Ebertfest 2015.

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No Animals Were Harmed: The Unique Perspective of “White God”

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A piece on the use of animals in film in light of "White God".

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SXSW 2015: Studios and Indies Collide in Austin

A recap of the best of the 2015 SXSW Film Festival.

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Acting Their Age: Noah Baumbach on “While We’re Young”

An interview with Noah Baumbach, writer/director of "While We're Young."

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Film's most feminist monster; Minority voices in games and tech; "Pretty Woman" at 25; Ranking the "Taken" knock-offs; An oral history of Weird Al's "UHF."

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The Hitchcock Connection

My mom and I both loved the Master of Suspense—in ways that seem different but were, ultimately, not unrelated in the least.