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The Boy Next Door

The Boy Next Door has its share of so-bad-they’re-good moments – and details, and chunks of dialogue – but not nearly enough. Mostly, they’re just…

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Son of a Gun

Avery’s more than capable behind the camera, he just needs to be met halfway by his screenwriting, which dwells in overly familiar territory.

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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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Video: Awards, Premieres, and More at Cannes 2014

Chaz Ebert returns with another report from the 2014 Cannes Film Festival, covering a variety of topics, including details on the history and process behind the major awards given away at the fest, a journalist discovering a hidden gem from Argentina, programming for Toronto and Cannes, and reviews of a few major films: The Dardenne Brothers' "Two Days, One Night" with Marion Cotillard and Ryan Gosling's directorial debut, "Lost River." Don't miss it.


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