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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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A Short History of Ebert and Siskel on Television

In 1975 Roger Ebert and Gene Siskel invented a new genre of television with their movie review show, Coming Soon To A Theater Near You, which became Sneak Previews, and which, in its various incarnations over about 36 years, became one of the longest running shows in television history: At The Movies; Siskel & Ebert; Ebert & Roeper and Ebert Presents At The Movies. Our dear friends at Mint Media Works put together a lovely short history of the show.

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