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La La Land

This is a beautiful film about love and dreams, and how the two impact each other.

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Jackie

There are two movies in "Jackie." One of these movies is just OK. The other is exceptional. The first one keeps undermining the second.

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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 Interview: Brie Larson on "Room"

Brie Larson gave the best performance of 2015 as the mother held captive with her young son in "Room." She won several Best Actress awards for her riveting portrayal: including an Oscar, BAFTA and Golden Globe. The determination and protection of a mother's love is central to the theme of "Room," and in this video interview Larson tells film journalist Katherine Tulich how she found inspiration from her own impoverished childhood and the strength of her own mother's love.

 

An interview with Brie Larson from October 2015 can also be found here.

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