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Citizenfour

Though superlatives can mischaracterize any movie’s qualities, it is not an overstatement, I think, to call “Citizenfour,” Laura Poitras’ film about Edward Snowden, the movie…

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Private Violence

A look at the complexity of domestic violence, especially when it comes to the difficulty of prosecuting abusers in a court of law, "Private Violence"…

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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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Twitter Responds to a Steak 'n Shake Opening at Cannes

As you've certainly read, a Steak 'N Shake has opened right around the corner from the hotel that Roger Ebert called home when he reported from Cannes. Roger's love for the restaurant is well-documented and so the restaurant opening launched a fun response via social media. We've collected some of our favorite tweets on the subject of steak, shakes, and Cannes.



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