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Once Upon a Deadpool

Not just a heavily redacted version of the film that will be playing around the clock on basic cable in a couple of years.

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Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse

Directors Bob Persichetti, Peter Ramsey, and Rodney Rothman have breathed thrilling new life into the comic book movie. The way they play with tone, form…

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Schindler's List

This was published on June 24th, 2001, and we are republishing it in honor of the film's 25th anniversary rerelease."Schindler's List" is described as a…

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Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse
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If Beale Street Could Talk
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Schindler's List
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Schindler's List
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Ben Is Back
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Divide and Conquer: The Story of Roger Ailes
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Vox Lux
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Into the Dark: Pooka
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Clara's Ghost
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Swimming with Men
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Back Roads
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The Ten Best Films of 2018

The staff choices for the best films of 2018.

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Chaz's Journal

My List of Movies to See Before the End of 2018

Chaz Ebert reveals her list of movies from 2018 to see before awards season 2019.

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Christy Lemire's Top Ten Films of 2018

Christy Lemire on the best films of 2018.

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Christmas Movie Recommendations from Our Writers

Writers at offers their recommendations for Christmas movies.

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Bright Wall/Dark Room December 2018: An Essay on A Ghost Story, Certain Women and Food by Marissa Higgins

An essay on grief, food, and loss in A Ghost Story and Certain Women, as excerpted from online magazine Bright Wall/Dark Room's December issue.

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A Film About a Bunch of People in Virgil, Texas: True Stories Gets the Criterion Treatment

A look back at David Byrne's "True Stories," which just received a special Blu-ray release from the Criterion Collection.

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Festivals & Awards

2018 IDA Documentary Awards Honor "Minding the Gap," "Mr. SOUL!" and More

An article about the 34th annual IDA Documentary Award ceremony held on December 8th.

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Telling Their Stories: Stephan James and KiKi Layne on If Beale Street Could Talk

An interview with the stars of If Beale Street Could Talk, Stephan James and KiKi Layne.

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Sharing the Weight: Barry Jenkins on If Beale Street Could Talk

An interview with Barry Jenkins.

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Roma Wins Big with Chicago Film Critics

Roma wins five CFCA Awards.

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Roma, The Favourite, A Star is Born Lead Chicago Film Critics Nominees

The nominees for this year's Chicago Film Critics Association awards.

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Beata Virgo Viscera: a Feature-Length Unloved Video Essay by Scout Tafoya

A feature film by Scout Tafoya, celebrating five years of his video essay series, The Unloved.