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Schwarzenegger has turned into your elderly uncle, dancing like a goofball at your wedding after a couple glasses of champagne. He knows he’s being silly,…

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Magic Mike XXL

"Magic Mike XXL" is about as close to experimental as pure entertainment can get.

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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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Rape scenes are lazy writing; Penelope Spheeris on "The Decline of Western Civilization"; The new online racism; Affleck and Garner at the box office; Tenth anniversary of "Brokeback Mountain."

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Video: Roger Ebert Animated in "Blank on Blank," "Scarface," and More

Rare interview and review excerpts with Roger Ebert are brought to animated life by Blank on Blank and others.

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"Inside Out" and the stranglehold of Minnesota Nice; 20th anniversary of "Kids"; Small-screen auteurism of Keith Gordon; Danny Elfman on Tim Burton; John Lasseter on the evolution of storytelling.

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“Scream” and “Zoo” Seek to Raise the Summer TV Body Count

MTV's Scream and CBS's Zoo premiere tonight. One is worth your time. Which one?

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Sex Symbol Without Auteur: The Strange Case of the Gina Lollobrigida Filmography

Three films starring Gina Lollobrigida have been released on Blu-ray; Glenn Kenny looks at them and her entire career.

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Magic Lantern Show: The Sensual Pleasures of "The Third Man"

On the look and sound of "The Third Man."

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Genius Walks: “Orson Welles’s Last Movie: The Making of ‘The Other Side of the Wind’” by Josh Karp

A review of Josh Karp's “Orson Welles’s Last Movie: The Making of ‘The Other Side of the Wind’”.

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The Comedy Process: Adam Scott on “The Overnight”

An interview with actor Adam Scott, star of The Overnight and Parks and Recreation.

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Joanna Arnow on "Bad at Dancing"; Stephen Cone on Al Pacino; Secrets housed in the Garden of Allah; The legacy of Newton Minow; Our deep need for monsters that lurk in the dark.

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Home Entertainment Consumer Guide: June 25, 2015

The latest on Netflix and Blu-ray, including "Gett," "Timbuktu," "Wild Tales," "The Fisher King," and "Spirited Away"!

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Interview: Thomas Haden Church on "Max," "Killer Joe"

An interview with Thomas Haden Church, star of "Max."

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Secret sounds in movies and TV; The setting of "True Detective"; Marc Maron's chat with Obama; "The Fisher King": In the Kingdom of the Imperfect; The Knickerbocker Hotel's haunted history.