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Runoff

A family farm drama, a domestic tragedy, a thriller, and a statement on nature and civilization, beautifully put together by writer-director Kimberly Levin.

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Into the Grizzly Maze

Into the Grizzly Maze is so grating in its retrograde chest-thumping that it might as well be sponsored by so-called Men's Rights activists.

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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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Big Game
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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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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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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.

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If I Had an Emmy Ballot 2015

What should be nominated for Emmys this year? Let us guide the way.

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Painting with sound: the music of James Horner, 1953-2015

A discussion of the works of the great film composer James Horner.

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Summer TV Season Improves Even More with “Mr. Robot,” “Humans”

Reviews of USA's Mr. Robot and AMC's Humans.

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AFI Docs 2015: “In Transit,” “Of Men and War,” “Mavis!”

A report on "In Transit," "Of Men and War" and "Mavis!" at AFI Docs 2015.

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Cannes 2015: How Being Festival Jurors Changes Filmmakers

Video from the Cannes Film Festival on the impact of being a jury member on filmmakers and the question of whether or not this makes them understand the role of the film critic more completely.