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Wildlife

One never senses judgment from Dano, Kazan, Gyllenhaal, or Mulligan—they recognize that there’s beauty even in the mistakes we make in life. It’s what makes…

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Halloween

Do you know the biggest sin of the new Halloween? It’s just not scary. And that’s one thing you could never say about the original.

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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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Christopher Nolan Comments Section Bingo

With the release of "Interstellar" next week, we continue a ritual that has stretched back to 2008's "The Dark Knight," maybe earlier: critics review a new movie by Christopher Nolan, and fans preemptively laud the critic for being wise and fair, or trash the critic for being a clickbait-chaser and worse. Since the comments rarely change, this Bingo card by John Lichman can at least make a game of it. 

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