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RogerEbert.com Gender Balances Roster of Film Critics to Uplift Diverse Voices

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Natural Woman: A Tribute to Aretha Franklin

A tribute to Aretha Franklin.

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A friend in Aretha; 'Cielo' provides spiritual awareness; Trial runs for fascism in full flow; Soderbergh on the studio system; 95-year-old WWII veteran pens book.

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Home Entertainment Consumer Guide: August 16, 2018

The latest on Blu-ray, DVD, and streaming services, including The Rider, Zama, and The Avengers: Infinity War.

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The Virtue of Stillness: The Performances of Glenn Close

A deep dive into the acting career of Glenn Close, celebrating a performer who gets more out of stillness than almost any other actor.

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Austin Pendleton and Ann Whitney on "Calumet"; Keeping up with Hugh Grant; Score-only version of "The Last Jedi"; David and Lauren Hogg's new book; Problem with seeking the best for your kids.

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Roger Ebert on the Films of Spike Lee

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Bright Wall/Dark Room August 2018: Women, Aliens, and Dangerous Things: Female Bodies in Alien 3 by Sarah Welch

An essay about Alien 3, as excerpted from the latest edition of the online magazine Bright Wall/Dark Room.

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No False Moves: Carl Franklin on His Noir Films

An interview with director Carl Franklin, on the occasion of his film "One False Move" receiving a special presentation at Chicago's upcoming Noir City festival.

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Glenn Close, Christian Slater and Bjorn Runge on the Intricacies of The Wife

An interview with two stars and the director of the new film, "The Wife."

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TCA 2018: PBS Showcases Their Commitment to Truth

A report from the various PBS panels at this past month's Television Critics Association Summer Press Tour.