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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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TIFF 2007: Coen Brothers update

Re: "No Country for Old Men." I just want to get this out of my system right now, between movies: Fantasticsplendidsuperbterrificwonderfulamazingbrilliantmasterpiece. Unblurbable? If you're not exhilarated by this piece of filmmaking, then I don't know what you could possibly like about movies. More when I have a chance to organize my overstimulated, overstuffed eyeballs and brain. I'm only five seven movies into my festival, and not a dud in the bunch, which is most unusual. A sight for sore eyes, indeed....

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