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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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First Man

If you want to get an almost first-person sense of what it felt like to ride a rocket into orbit and beyond, "First Man" is…

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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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Escape from Tomorrow

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As a movie, "Escape from Tomorrow" is a dark, weird, smutty, fitfully amusing comedy that ultimately wears out its welcome. As a provocation, it's terrific, especially if—like the film's writer-director, Randy Moore—you hate Disney and everything it stands for.

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Zero Charisma

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If you don't immediately get that the title "Zero Charisma" is a Dungeons and Dragons joke, this comedy might not be for you. This portrayal of grown-up roleplaying gamers feels like a gamer's version of "High Fidelity," or maybe a dude's answer to "Ghost World."

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