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The Hitman's Bodyguard

While no one is going to mistake The Hitman’s Bodyguard for high art, it will please those in the mood for late-summer fun.

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Patti Cake$

The sense of place and uniformly superb performances make it worth seeing, and maybe ultimately singing along with.

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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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Video: "I, Daniel Blake," "Sieranevada" and "Staying Vertical"

As the Cannes competition continues to heat up, Chaz Ebert offers her take on Ken Loach's "I, Daniel Blake," Cristi Puiu's "Sieranevada" and Alain Guiraudie's "Staying Vertical." She also discusses her encounters with actress Rebecca Hall and "Mad Max: Fury Road" director George Miller.

Check out the video dispatch below to view scenes from each film, as well as footage from exclusive events at the Cannes Film Festival.

2016 Cannes Segment 3: RogerEbert.com from The Mint on Vimeo.

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