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The Equalizer 2

Even the most easily satisfied fans of Washington will be unlikely to find much of anything in this sadistic, stupid and sloppy sequel.

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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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KVIFF 2018: Table of Contents

An updating table of contents featuring all of Matt Fagerholm's coverage from the 53rd Karlovy Vary International Film Festival.

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Fantasia 2018: Champion, Cold Skin, Crisis Jung

A dispatch from Fantasia of three wildly different films, including the Korean arm-wrestling movie "Champion."

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Go On a Twisted Journey with Netflix’s Dark Tourist

A review of Friday's new Netflix series, Dark Tourist.

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Escape to Victory: Soccer and War run the world

A look at Escape to Victory in light of the World Cup and world events.

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Book Excerpt: It's Okay With Me: Hollywood, The 1970s, and the Return of the Private Eye by Jason Bailey

An excerpt from Jason Bailey's new book, "It's Okay With Me: Hollywood, The 1970s, and the Return of the Private Eye."

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You Have to Be Smart to Survive: Daveed Diggs and Rafael Casal on Blindspotting

An interview with Daveed Diggs and Rafael Casal, stars and co-writers of "Blindspotting."

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Fantasia 2018: Buffalo Boys, The Unity of Heroes, True Fiction

Reviews of three films shown at the Fantasia International Film Festival, including the world premiere of an Indonesian "Django Unchained."

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Fantasia 2018: Unfriended: Dark Web, Tales from the Hood 2, The Night Eats the World

Reviews from Fantasia of a sequel to "Unfriended," a horror anthology sequel, and a different take on the zombie survival story.

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Fantasia 2018: Just a Breath Away, Nightmare Cinema

A report from Montreal's Fantasia International Film Festival about two opening night films, "Just a Breath Away" and "Nightmare Cinema."

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Eighth Grade and the Political Currency of Being a Teenage Girl

As Bo Burnham’s examination of middle school malaise “Eighth Grade” hits cinemas, it’s worth considering the breadth of films that examine the teenage experience.

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Fantasia International Film Festival 2018 Preview

A sneak peek of the films we'll be covering at Montreal's exciting Fantasia International Film Festival.

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The World's Biggest Elsie Fisher Fan: Bo Burnham on Eighth Grade

An interview with Bo Burnham, who makes his debut as a writer and director with the adolescent comedy, "Eighth Grade."