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A Letter to Momo

Even scenes that work, such as a climax on a rain-soaked bridge, feel like they could have been trimmed by a few hand-drawn frames. Maybe…

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Cannibal

Visually striking and confident but frustratingly hollow in terms of character and narrative.

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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: Cannes 2014 Preview

Chaz Ebert offers film lovers a fantastic video preview of what's to come at the 2014 Cannes Film Festival, including new films by David Cronenberg, Mike Leigh, Bennett Miller, and Steve James (with his "Life Itself," the adaptation of Roger Ebert's memoir). Shot by Scott Dummler, the video presents a great first taste of the coverage to come in the next few weeks as we report on Cannes from top to bottom. Enjoy.


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