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“Understated” isn’t a word you’d ordinarily use to describe a Jerry Bruckheimer production, but that’s surprisingly what 12 Strong ends up being.

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The Final Year

A documentary about the final year of foreign policy during the Obama administration, and incidentally about the grim surprises that life sometimes has in store…

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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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Ebert Fellows Announced for Sundance 2018

An article announcing the selection of the Roger Ebert Fellows for the Sundance Institute covering the Sundance Film Festival, January 18-28, 2018.

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Sundance 2018: “The Tale,” “The Kindergarten Teacher”

A review of two new films from Sundance 2018.

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PBS Press Tour Spotlights "Little Women"

A report on the PBS Press Tour's highlights for the winter and spring of 2018.

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Sundance 2018: “Loveling,” “Pity,” “The Guilty”

Three films from the Sundance 2018 World Cinema program are reviewed.

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Sundance 2018: “Three Identical Strangers,” “Crime + Punishment,” “The Price of Everything”

A review of three U.S. Documentary premieres from the 2018 Sundance Film Festival.

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Sundance 2018: “Private Life”

A review of the Opening Night film for Sundance 2018, Tamara Jenkins' "Private Life."

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TNT's "The Alienist" Explores Criminal Minds of the 19th Century

A review of TNT's The Alienist, premiering January 22 at 9 ET/PT.

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"Blade Runner 2049" and the Disposability of Virtual Females

Hey, "Blade Runner 2049": You know that Voight-Kampff test of yours? Did you ever take that test yourself?

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Blackhouse Events Set for Sundance 2018

An article about scheduled events from The Blackhouse Foundation at the 2018 Sundance Film Festival.

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J.K. Simmons Rocks Dual Role in Starz’s “Counterpart”

A review of the truly odd new series from Starz.

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2018 Winter Movie Preview: 25 Films We're Excited About

A countdown of our most anticipated films coming this winter.

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Sundance Film Festival 2018 Jury Announced

An article announcing the jury members of the 2018 Sundance Film Festival.