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Ballad of Narayama

"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 Curse of La Llorona
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Wonder Park
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The Mustang
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Five Feet Apart
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Captive State
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The Aftermath
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The Eyes of Orson Welles
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Finding Steve McQueen
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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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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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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.

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Ebertfest 2019 to Open with Aretha Franklin Documentary, Amazing Grace

An article announcing the Aretha Franklin documentary, "Amazing Grace," as the opening night selection for Ebertfest 2019.

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Home Entertainment Consumer Guide: March 14, 2019

The latest on Blu-ray and DVD, including Creed II, The Favourite, Green Book, Burning, The Guilty, and more!

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True/False 2019: Caballerango, American Factory, The Hottest August, Finding Frances

Vikram Murthi reports from the True/False film festival.

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True/False 2019: Over the Rainbow, Midnight Traveler, Treasure Island, Let It Burn, A Wild Stream

The first of two dispatches from Vikram Murthi about this year's True/False film festival.

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SXSW 2019: Run This Town, Extra Ordinary

A dispatch on two indie films from SXSW.

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SXSW 2019: Girl on the Third Floor, Tone-Deaf, I See You

On three more horror films from this year's SXSW. One of them is good.

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​SXSW 2019: Booksmart, Good Boys

On two future hit comedies that premiered at SXSW.