This is a beautiful film about love and dreams, and how the two impact each other.
There are two movies in "Jackie." One of these movies is just OK. The other is exceptional. The first one keeps undermining the second.
Roger Ebert on James Ivory's "Howards End".
"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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by Jennifer Merin
A recap of the 2016 Whistler Film Festival, which ran from November 30 through December 4.
Festivals & Awards
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A table of contents featuring all of Jana Monji's coverage from this year's AFI FEST.
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Peet Gelderblom has a new video essay comparing Brian DePalma and Alfred Hitchcock, shot by shot and moment by moment.
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For the 36th installment in his video essay series about maligned masterworks, Scout Tafoya examines Ken Russell's "Lisztomania."
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A review of the new documentary, "Magicians: Life in the Impossible."
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FFC Pablo Villaça explores the themes at the heart of Denis Villeneuve's sci-fi film "Arrival."
by Nick Allen
An interview with writer/director Damien Chazelle and actress Rosemarie DeWitt about their new musical "La La Land," dreams, artistic competition, rejection and more.
Balder and Dash
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An interview with director James P. Gannon about his short documentary, "The Christmas Light Killer," and a presentation of the film.
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