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Best of Enemies

A rich, extraordinarily fascinating account of the Buckley-Vidal debates that’s sure to have many viewers’ minds constantly shuttling between then and now.

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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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The Young and Prodigious T.S. Spivet
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The End of the Tour
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Counting
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Wild City
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That Sugar Film
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I Am Chris Farley
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Paulo Coelho's Best Story
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A LEGO Brickumentary
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Mission: Impossible - Rogue Nation
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Listen to Me Marlon
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Vacation
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Staten Island Summer
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Balder and Dash

Short Films in Focus: "The OceanMaker"

An interview with the director of "The OceanMaker," and the short film itself.

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The good kind of crazy; John Hughes's original "Vacation"; How Charlie Hebdo's money is dividing France; A dream undone; The wandering years.

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Festivals & Awards

Fantasia Fest’s Frontières market is trying to change how genre films get made

The story of the fascinating Frontières market from the 2015 Fantasia Festival.

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Surviving the Shipwreck: Christian Petzold and Nina Hoss on "Phoenix"

An interview with "Phoenix" star Nina Hoss and director Christian Petzold.

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You Picked the Wrong Guy to Bully: "Rowdy" Roddy Piper, 1954-2015

An obituary for wrestler and actor "Rowdy" Roddy Piper.

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How we process movies in 2015; Top Ten Pixar Movies; Christopher McQuarrie on Minnelli and more; Dangers of auteur TV; Dorothy Arzner retrospective at UCLA.

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Playing the Truth: Paz Vega on “Paulo Coelho’s Best Story”

An interview with Paz Vega of "Paulo Coelho's Best Story."

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Brando's A-list acting school; Sex, death and Kubrick; Five Wallace essays you must read; Gendering of martyrdom; Hackers can disable a sniper rifle.

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The Importance of Fear: Jason Segel on “The End of the Tour”

An interview with Jason Segel, star of "The End of the Tour."

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Balder and Dash

Art House Sirens American Western Blu-ray Double Feature: “Duel At Diablo” and “Monte Walsh”

A piece on two Westerns released on Blu-ray this week by Kino Lorber: "Duel at Diablo" and "Monte Walsh."

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Far Flungers

Women Aren't Battle Trophies: A Look at "Pixels"

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An FFC looks at the gross gender politics of "Pixels."

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Removing the Stigma: Omar Sy on “The Intouchables” and “Samba”

An interview with actor Omar Sy, star of "The Intouchables" and "Samba."