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12 Strong

“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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The Final Year
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Den of Thieves
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Mary and the Witch's Flower
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Small Town Crime
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Mom and Dad
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Forever My Girl
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The Road Movie
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The Commuter
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The Polka King
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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: "Blaze"

A review of Ethan Hawke's "Blaze," which premiered Sunday at the Sundance Film Festival.

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Sundance 2018: "Yardie," "The Catcher Was a Spy"

Reviews of Idris Elba's directorial debut and a thriller starring Paul Rudd.

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Sundance 2018: “Sorry to Bother You”

A review of the crazy, ambitious, unforgettable Sorry to Bother You.

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Sundance 2018: “Bisbee ‘17”

A review of the new film from Robert Greene, which premiered yesterday at Sundance 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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Sundance 2018: "Mandy"

A review of the Nicolas Cage movie "Mandy," which premiered Friday as part of Sundance's Midnight programming.

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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: “Blindspotting,” “American Animals,” “Lizzie”

A review of three U.S. Dramatic Competition Films from Sundance 2018.

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Sundance 2018: "White Rabbit," "Clara's Ghost"

Reviews of two films competing in Sundance's NEXT category.

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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.