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Sand Storm

A fairly familiar critique of patriarchy from a humanist and feminist perspective, but one that’s put across with some very impressive filmmaking skills by a…

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Deepwater Horizon

Everything here feels routine—more like an inevitability than a work of art or even a piece of entertainment.

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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: Ken Loach's "I, Daniel Blake" Wins the Palme d'Or

Ken Loach took home the top prize at this year's Cannes Film Festival, winning the Palme d'Or for his widely acclaimed picture, "I, Daniel Blake." In this latest video dispatch, Chaz Ebert provides an overview of the big winners announced yesterday, as well as a candid report on the cheers and boos from members of the press. 

Click on the video below to view Chaz's commentary, as well as footage of Loach and jury president George Miller at post-awards press conferences.

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