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Alice Through the Looking Glass

There is no magic, no wonder, just junk rehashed from a movie that was itself a rehash of Lewis Carroll, tricked out with physically unpersuasive…

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Holy Hell

The story of a cult as told by a filmmaker assigned to glorify it; intriguing but superficial.

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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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Monsieur Hire

Patrice Leconte's "Monsieur Hire" is a tragedy about loneliness and erotomania, told about two solitary people who have nothing else in common. It involves a…

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X-Men: Apocalypse
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The Ones Below
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The Dresser
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Chevalier
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The Idol
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Presenting Princess Shaw
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As I AM: The Life and Time$ of DJ AM
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Jia Zhangke, A Guy from Fenyang
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Unlocking the Cage
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The Nice Guys
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Cannes

Cannes 2016: Table of Contents

A table of contents featuring our complete coverage of the 2016 Cannes Film Festival.

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Demanders

Back to "Roots" with a Multi-Channel Remake of the Television Classic

A review of the History Channel remake of the landmark mini-series, "Roots."

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ILLUMINATE Film Festival Runs June 1-5 in Sedona

An article about the 2016 ILLUMINATE Film Festival in Sedona, Arizona.

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Lindsay MacKay on "Wet Bum"; Notes from the unashamed; "The Family" and the age of Hillary; Director and star of "Dheepan" on the refugee crisis; Anniversary of "The Shining."

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Balder and Dash

Three Decades in the Making, “Octave” Explores the Personal and Universal

A set report from the most expensive film yet made in Romania, "Octave."

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Kartemquin Films Will Celebrate its 50th Anniversary on June 24th

Kartemquin Films will celebrate its 50th anniversary at a birthday party event on Friday, June 24th.

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A new breed of female lead; A tale of two Fishers; Penn's hate-watch for the ages; "Paterson" is perfection; "The Salesman" marks Iran's post nuclear deal cinematic resurgence.

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Demanders

FOX Drags Viewers Kicking and Screaming Back to “Wayward Pines"

A review of the second season of FOX's "Wayward Pines," premiering Wednesday, May 25th.

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Interviews

We Respond: D.A. Pennebaker & Chris Hegedus on "Unlocking the Cage"

Co-directors D.A. Pennebaker and Chris Hegededus on their advocacy documentary "Unlocking the Cage."

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Video: Ken Loach's "I, Daniel Blake" Wins the Palme d'Or

Chaz Ebert provides an overview of the prize-winners at the 2016 Cannes Film Festival.

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Restoring the Classics: Phil Hopkins on Blu-ray Restoration Label the Film Detective

An interview with Phil Hopkins, founder of the Blu-ray restoration label The Film Detective.

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Ken Loach's "I, Daniel Blake" wins Palme d'Or at Cannes 2016

Ken Loach's "I, Daniel Blake" wins the Palme d'Or at the 69th Cannes Film Festival.