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Star Trek Beyond

The Star Wars-ification of Star Trek continues; better than the others, but still not good enough.

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Ice Age: Collision Course

It’s almost as if the writers were simply using ideas left over from other Ice Age scripts that are about as fresh as the wind…

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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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Ice Age: Collision Course
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Lights Out
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Don't Think Twice
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Train to Busan
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The Childhood of a Leader
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The Blackout Experiments
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Summertime
- Glenn Kenny
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Absolutely Fabulous: The Movie
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Hooligan Sparrow
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Quitters
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Don't Worry Baby
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The Seventh Fire
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Politics of the new "Ghostbusters"; The Suskinds on "Life, Animated"; Restoring the "Chinatown" score; Bryan McMahan on "Knight of Cups"; Netflix could save "The Little Prince."

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Festivals & Awards

Chicago French Film Festival 2016 Preview

A preview of the upcoming 2016 Chicago French Film Festival, which runs July 22 - 28 at the Music Box Theater.

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Festivals & Awards

Fantasia Fest 2016: “Beware the Slenderman,” “The Unseen,” “The Master Cleanse”

A report from the 2016 Fantasia International Film Festival.

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Demanders

So Different in Daylight: On the Masterful “Carnival of Souls”

A celebration of Herk Harvey's "Carnival of Souls," now out on Criterion Blu-ray.

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Interviews

Crossing Over the Color Line: Bret Wood on “Pioneers of African-American Cinema”

An interview with Bret Wood, producer of Kino Lorber's "Pioneers of African-American Cinema" set.

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Art is Socialism but Life is Capitalism: Mike Birbiglia on "Don't Think Twice"

An interview with writer/director Mike Birbiglia about his new film "Don't Think Twice."

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True Heroism: How “Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered Country” Reflects Today

In light of this week's "Star Trek Beyond," our writer looks back at the last cinematic journey of the original crew.

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Fantasia Fest 2016: Welcome Home, Takashi Miike

An interview with the legendary Takashi Miike and a review of his two newest films.

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Roger loves Chaz

Wednesday, July 18, is the 20th anniversary of our marriage. How can I begin to tell you about Chaz? She fills my horizon, she is the great fact of my life, she has my love, she saved me from the…

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Demanders

Blu-ray Review: "Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice (Ultimate Edition)"

A Blu-ray review of "Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice (Ultimate Edition)," arriving July 19.

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It’s Over the Ocean to Scranton, Pennsylvania: An Appreciation of “The In-Laws”

A look at "The In-Laws" in light of its Criterion Blu-ray release this month.

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A Story About the Power of Story: Roger Ross Williams and Julie Goldman on “Life, Animated”

An interview with "Life, Animated" director Roger Ross Williams and producer Julie Goldman.