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Men in Black: International

Without its stars’ chemistry, there’s little life left on this sequel planet besides surface-level jokes, too-cute aliens and a convoluted story.

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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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Men in Black: International
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The Dead Don't Die
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American Woman
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Murder Mystery
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Our Time
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Being Frank
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Plus One
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In the Aisles
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Rolling Thunder Revue: A Bob Dylan Story by Martin Scorsese
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Dark Phoenix
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The Secret Life of Pets 2
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Cannes 2019: Table of Contents

An updating table of contents for all of our coverage of the 2019 Cannes Film Festival.

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30 Minutes On: Rocketman

Is it paint-by-numbers if a virtuoso holds the brush?

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Festivals & Awards

Selah and The Spades to Screen at BAMCinemaFest on June 16th

An article about the screening of Tayarisha Poe's "Selah and The Spades" set for Sunday, June 16th, at BAMCinemaFest.

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Nicolas Winding Refn Delivers Distinct Vision of Too Old to Die Young

A review of Nicolas Winding Refn's Too Old to Die Young. Sorta.

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Home Entertainment Consumer Guide: June 13, 2019

The latest on streaming and Blu-ray, including Captain Marvel, Gloria Bell, and a Criterion edition of Blue Velvet.

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BAMCinemaFest 2019 Preview and Highlights

A preview of the 2019 BAMCinemaFest with four highlights: So Pretty, The World is Full of Secrets, Vision Portraits, and The Mountain.

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One from the Heart: Jimmie Fails and Joe Talbot on The Last Black Man in San Francisco

An interview with Jimmie Fails and Joe Talbot, the star and writer/director behind The Last Black Man in San Francisco.

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Kevin Bacon Leads Showtime Crime Saga City on a Hill

A review of Showtime's City on a Hill, premiering June 16.

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Danzig the Director, Tammy and the T-Rex, Joe Bob Briggs and More: A Preview of Cinepocalypse 2019

A preview of Chicago's Cinepocalypse festival, which runs from June 13 to 20 at the Music Box Theater.

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FX's Pose has Glamour and Righteous Rage in Second Season

A review of the second season of FX's Pose, which airs Tuesday, June 11.

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From Don't Look Back to Rolling Thunder Revue: The Cinema of Bob Dylan

A look back at the films that complement Bob Dylan's groundbreaking work as a singer and songwriter.

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The Fairy-tale of Homeownership in The Last Black Man in San Francisco

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The Last Black Man in San Francisco follows Jimmie and Montgomery’s struggle to retake the former’s family home, and overcome the origins of gentrification.