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Jenkins’ decision to let the original storyteller live and breathe throughout If Beale Street Can Talk is a wise one.

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Schindler's List

What is most amazing about this film is how completely Spielberg serves his story. The movie is brilliantly acted, written, directed and seen. Individual scenes…

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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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The 4-Star Reviews of 2018

A compilation of our rave reviews of 2018.

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

An interview with Barry Jenkins.

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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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Vice, A Star is Born Lead 2019 Golden Globe Nominations

A report from this morning's Golden Globes nominations announcement, and a full list of the nominees.

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The Baffling Failure of Fallout 76

A review of Fallout 76.

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Finding History When You Least Expect It at the Key West Film Festival

Staff writer Monica Castillo reflects on her adventure in Key West, Florida while in town for the film festival.

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The World is Yours in Hitman 2

A review of the excellent new game, Hitman 2.

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Mothers Doing the Extraordinary: Peter Hedges on Ben is Back

An interview with Peter Hedges, writer/director of Ben is Back.

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The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel Maintains its Wonder in Season Two

A review of the second season of The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel, available on Amazon on Wednesday, December 5.

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Short Films in Focus: My Dead Dad's Porno Tapes

An interview with the director of My Dead Dad's Porno Tapes and a presentation of the short film.