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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 Interview: Guy Pearce & Robert Pattinson on "The Rover"

Australian director David Michod ("Animal Kingdom") offers a sparse and stark character study in his startling new film "The Rover," set in a menacing resource rich outback world where survival is brutal in a post economic collapse. Film journalist Katherine Tulich spoke to its stars, Guy Pearce and Robert Pattinson, on how they constructed their intense roles and the challenges of filming in the simmering heat of outback Australia.



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