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Nemes' suggestive, impressionistic approach takes some getting used to, but Sunset is worth the extra effort.

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SXSW Film Festival 2019: Table of Contents

An updating table of contents featuring all of our reviews from SXSW 2019.

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A review of FX's What We Do in the Shadows.

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Larry Cohen: 1941-2019

A tribute to the legendary B-movie writer and director, Larry Cohen.

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Hooray for Historic Chicago Female African-American Mayoral Contenders Toni Preckwinkle and Lori Lightfoot

An article celebrating the historic Chicago mayoral runoff between two African-American women, Toni Preckwinkle and Lori Lightfoot.

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Happiness and Artifice: The Performances of Julianne Moore

Julianne Moore is one of cinema’s greatest laughers, and one of its greatest criers.

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Ebertfest 2019 Reveals Full Line-Up Honoring Scott Wilson, Richard Roeper and Jonathan Demme

The full line-up of films screening at the 21st Roger Ebert Film Festival-Ebertfest 2019, is unveiled.

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Against All Odds: Nazanin Boniadi on Hotel Mumbai

An interview with Nazanin Boniadi about her performance in Anthony Maras' Hotel Mumbai.

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Book Review: The Star Wars Archives 1977-1983

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An interview with Anthony Maras about his visceral film that's based on true events, Hotel Mumbai.

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Patricia Arquette, Joey King Add Depth to Tragedy in The Act

A review of Hulu's limited series, The Act, starring Patricia Arquette and Joey King, starting March 20th.

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