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Us is another thrilling exploration of the past and oppression this country is still too afraid to bring up. Peele wants us to talk, and…

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Nemes' suggestive, impressionistic approach takes some getting used to, but Sunset is worth the extra effort.

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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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Out of Blue
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Hotel Mumbai
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Trading Paint
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Ramen Shop
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Roll Red Roll
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The Dirt
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The Inventor: Out for Blood in Silicon Valley
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SXSW Film Festival 2019: Table of Contents

An updating table of contents featuring all of our reviews from SXSW 2019.

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Hooray for Historic Chicago Female African-American Mayoral Contenders Toni Preckwinkle and Lori Lightfoot

An article celebrating the historic Chicago mayoral runoff between two African-American women, Toni Preckwinkle and Lori Lightfoot.

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Ebertfest 2019 Reveals Full Line-Up Honoring Scott Wilson, Richard Roeper and Jonathan Demme

The full line-up of films screening at the 21st Roger Ebert Film Festival-Ebertfest 2019, is unveiled.

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Book Review: The Star Wars Archives 1977-1983

The most comprehensive guide imaginable for the first three Star Wars films.

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Anthony Maras on Hotel Mumbai, Finding the Humanity in Tragedy and More

An interview with Anthony Maras about his visceral film that's based on true events, Hotel Mumbai.

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Patricia Arquette, Joey King Add Depth to Tragedy in The Act

A review of Hulu's limited series, The Act, starring Patricia Arquette and Joey King, starting March 20th.

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S. Craig Zahler on Dragged Across Concrete, Casting Mel Gibson, His Writing Process and More

An interview with writer/director S. Craig Zahler about his new film, Dragged Across Concrete.

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Bright Wall/Dark Room March 2019: Love You for 10,000 Years by Kelsey Ford

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

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SXSW 2019: Running with Beto, Building the American Dream, Well Groomed

On three docs from SXSW.

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SXSW 2019: Stuber, Vai, Jezebel

On three premieres from Austin, including a new comedy starring Kumail Nanjiani and Dave Bautista.

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SXSW 2019: Saint Frances, Mickey and the Bear

Two more films from SXSW reviewed, including this year's Audience Award winner.

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Deep Dive: An Interview with Mallory O'Meara, author of "The Lady from the Black Lagoon"

An interview with Mallory O'Meara, author of The Lady from the Black Lagoon: Hollywood Monsters and the Lost Legacy of Milicent Patrick.