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Jane Fonda in Five Acts

Director Susan Lacy has the great advantage of a subject whose life has been extensively documented literally since birth.

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The messiness of Moore’s film starts to feel appropriate for the times we’re in. With a new issue being debated every day, is it any…

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"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 2018: Table of Contents

An updating table of contents featuring all of our coverage of the 2018 Toronto International Film Festival.

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10 Shows to Watch This Fall

A preview of what to watch this Fall season.

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Jonah Hill, Emma Stone Star in Netflix’s Daring, Brilliant Maniac

A review of the phenomenal new Netflix show starring Jonah Hill and Emma Stone.

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Home Entertainment Consumer Guide: September 20, 2018

The latest on Blu-ray and DVD, including Hereditary, Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom, and Ocean's 8.

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CIFF 2018: Preview of the 54th Chicago International Film Festival

A sneak peek at this year's Chicago International Film Festival, which runs from October 10-21.

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Netflix’s The Good Cop Tries to Collar Fans of Quirky Procedurals

A review of a new Netflix series starring Josh Groban and Tony Danza. Yes, you read that right.

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Music, Life, and Everything Between: Quincy Jones and Alan Hicks on Quincy

An interview with co-director Alan Hicks and music legend Quincy Jones about their new movie, "Quincy."

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Shadow of the Tomb Raider Continues Modern Legacy of Beloved Character

A review of the new game Shadow of the Tomb Raider, and look at how it fits into gaming culture and the art that inspired it.

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2018 Fall Movie Preview: 10 Films We're Excited About

A look ahead at the films set to come out in the fall season, starring ten of our most anticipated titles.

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How the Fall Festivals Shaped the 2018 Oscar Race

On how the Oscar race gained focus after Venice, Telluride, and TIFF.

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Jason Reitman, Jay Carson and Matt Bai on Adapting Gary Hart's Scandal into The Front Runner

An interview with the writers behind "The Front Runner," a new film about Senator Gary Hart's scandal in 1988.

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30 Minutes on: "Searching"

A thriller that feels new, in many different ways.