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The Circle

A high tech thriller with plenty of tech and not enough thrills.

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Rodney King

This record of Roger Gueneveur Smith's one-man show is a film of provocations.

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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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Rodney King
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How to Be a Latin Lover
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Sleight
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Casting JonBenet
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Buster's Mal Heart
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Natasha
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Small Crimes
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One Week and a Day
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Rupture
- Glenn Kenny
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Voice from the Stone
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Obit
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Free Fire
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Festivals & Awards

Hot Docs 2017: “Bee Nation,” “Communion,” “Tiger Spirit”

Reviews of "Bee Nation," "Communion" and "Tiger Spirit" at Hot Docs 2017.

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Demanders

“American Gods” Wants to be Your New TV Religion

A review of Starz's "American Gods," a show like nothing you have ever seen before.

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Interviews

Hot Docs 2017 Interview: Theo Anthony on “Rat Film”

An interview with Theo Anthony, director of "Rat Film."

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Demanders

Home Entertainment Consumer Guide: April 27, 2017

The latest on Blu-ray and streaming services, including "La La Land," "Lion," "Hidden Figures," "Split" and much more!

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Demanders

Netflix’s Admirable “Dear White People” is Rough Around the Edges

A review of Netflix's "Dear White People."

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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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Balder and Dash

A musical soul: Jonathan Demme, 1944-2017

A celebration of the late 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.