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John Wick

The film breathes exhilarating life into its tired premise, thanks to some dazzling action choreography, stylish visuals and–most importantly–a vintage anti-hero performance from Keanu Reeves.

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Low Down

Preiss' movie does a consistently excellent job of explaining the lure of jazz, and the psychology of addicts, their enablers and their children, without explaining…

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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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Monsieur Hire

Patrice Leconte's "Monsieur Hire" is a tragedy about loneliness and erotomania, told about two solitary people who have nothing else in common. It involves a…

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An Exclusive Clip From Steve James' "Life Itself"

We're less than two weeks from the domestic release of Steve James' "Life Itself" and Magnolia has provided us with an exclusive clip from the film, set to hit theaters and On Demand on July 4, 2014. We couldn't be happier that the scene provided centers on Roger Ebert's love for Chaz Ebert and the remarkable impact she had on his life. Enjoy, share with your friends, and come back for more "Life Itself" coverage, leading up to the premiere.


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