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A Walk Among the Tombstones

Fans of the hardboiled detective, rejoice. Screenwriter-director Scott Frank and actor Liam Neeson, adapting the splendid work of crime novelist Lawrence Block, have brought a…

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The Zero Theorem

Terry Gilliam's first science fiction film since "12 Monkeys" is an inventively designed but oddly inert satire on technology, God and the future of humankind.

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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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The Unloved, Part Ten: "The Village"

Scout Tafoya's video series "The Unloved" had to pull out a big gun for its 10th installment and there are fewer more polarizing artists than M. Night Shyamalan, and fewer more talked-about films than the film most people consider his downfall, "The Village." Mr. Tafoya is here to convince you that this film's historical reputation has been falsely earned. At least hear him out before you dismiss him. You may see this film in a whole new light.

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