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This 2018 release feels like it arrived fresh from 1974, and that is what makes it a delight.

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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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Three Queens of Cinema to Grace Ebertfest 2018

A partial preview of films and guests scheduled for Ebertfest 2018.

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SXSW Film Festival 2018: Table of Contents

A table of contents for all of our coverage of the 2018 SXSW Film Festival.

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Behind the Lens: Isabelle Huppert on "Claire's Camera"

An interview with actress Isabelle Huppert about her new film, "Claire's Camera."

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SXSW Film Festival 2018: "The Dawn Wall," "They Live Here, Now"

A review of two invigorating docs that premiered at SXSW.

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Netflix Docuseries "Wild Wild Country" is Fascinating Entertainment

Netflix's "Wild Wild Country" is easily one of the craziest documentaries I’ve ever seen.

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The Love We Found: Frank Oz and Victoria Labalme on “Muppet Guys Talking”

An interview with Frank Oz and Victoria Labalme, director and executive producer of "Muppet Guys Talking."

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Back in the USSR: Armando Iannucci on "The Death of Stalin"

Director and co-writer Armando Iannucci talks about his savagely funny political comedy, "The Death of Stalin."

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SXSW Film Festival 2018: “Elizabeth Harvest,” “Don’t Leave Home”

On two unique films from SXSW, both inspired by classic European horror.

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An Addictive Quality: Evan Rachel Wood and Julia Sarah Stone on “Allure”

An interview with Evan Rachel Wood and Julia Sarah Stone, the stars of Carlos and Jason Sanchez's "Allure."

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SXSW Film Festival 2018: “Thunder Road,” “Brothers’ Nest,” “Boundaries”

On three films from SXSW, including one of this year's best.

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Bright Wall/Dark Room March 2018: "Soderbergh's Limey's" by George Hardy

An excerpt from the latest issue of the online magazine, Bright Wall/Dark Room.

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A brief note on depression

It's not uncommon to feel blue.