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Roma

It’s a masterful achievement in filmmaking as an empathy machine, a way for us to spend time in a place, in an era, and with…

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A disjointed, often incoherent take on the legend, squandering some good ideas.

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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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'Critical' condition?

From Pierre Pinard, Québec, Canada:

Best wishes to Roger Ebert. I read about his health problem in today's edition of the Ottawa Citizen, and hope for the best, but the headline is worth a chuckle: "Film critic Ebert in critical condition." Isn't that his usual condition?

Yes, and he's stabilized and improving -- not critical, but serious. Of course, Roger can be both -- but also enthusiastic and funny! -- JE

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