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Focus

Like Ficarra and Requa’s 2011 comedy Crazy Stupid Love, Focus begins promisingly and bops along enjoyably for a while, only to run out of steam…

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Maps to the Stars

David Cronenberg's film of Bruce Wagner's Hollywood satire-nightmare turns ludicrous situations into operatic tragedy.

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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 Onion sold to Chinese

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The Onion again proves superiority to American media. Important stories include:

Well, I've Sold The Paper To The Chinese

The Internet Allows For A Free Exchange Of Unmitigated Information

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Why Did No One Inform Us Of The Imminent Death Of The American Newspaper Industry?

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