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Solo: A Star Wars Story

An engaging but unnecessary bit of backstory for one of blockbuster cinema's most beloved characters.

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A stunning, enrapturing film, a crowning work by one of the American cinema’s most essential artists.

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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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Cannes 2018: Table of Contents

An updating table of contents for all of our video and written dispatches from the 2018 Cannes Film Festival.

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Cannes 2018: Edward Lachman, an honoree at the festival, discusses the past and future of cinematography

At Cannes, the "Wonderstruck" and "Carol" cinematographer Edward Lachman looked back on more than four decades of film work.

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Everyone is an Alien When You're in Love: John Cameron Mitchell on How to Talk to Girls at Parties

An interview with director John Cameron Mitchell about his new film, "How to Talk to Girls at Parties."

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Elisha Christian on "Columbus" and "Everything Sucks!"; Superheroes and neoliberalism; Istanbul Film Festival soldiers on; Chatting with William H. Macy; Belafonte and Clark.

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Figuring It Out: The Films of Laura Dern

A look at how Laura Dern became one of the most adventurous actresses working today.

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Cannes 2018 Video #6: Shoplifters, BlacKkKlansman Earn Top Prizes

Our fifth video dispatch from the 2018 Cannes Film Festival features this year's prize-winners, including "Shoplifters" and "BlacKkKlansman."

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Cannes 2018 Video #5: Capharnaüm, The First of Many and More

Our fifth video dispatch from the 2018 Cannes Film Festival features reviews of "Capharnaüm," "The First of Many" and more.

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Cannes 2018: Hirokazu Kore-Eda wins Palme d'Or; Gilliam's Man Who Killed Don Quixote Film Closes the Fest

Hirokazu Kore-eda's "Shoplifters" took the Palme d'Or and Asia Argento reiterated her allegations against Harvey Weinstein at the awards ceremony.

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Cannes 2018: The Wild Pear Tree, plus awards predictions

Ben Kenigsberg reviews Nuri Bilge Ceylan's "The Wild Pear Tree" and makes predictions for the 2018 Cannes awards.

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Cannes 2018: Palme des Whiskers

Our annual report on the best cat performances from Cannes 2018.

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Cannes 2018: Ayka, Knife + Heart

A dispatch on two of the final Cannes competition films of 2018.

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Cannes 2018: Dogman, Capernaum

Reviews from the Cannes Film Festival of two competition titles, Matteo Garrone's Dogman and Nadine Labaki's Capernaum.