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Sand Storm

A fairly familiar critique of patriarchy from a humanist and feminist perspective, but one that’s put across with some very impressive filmmaking skills by a…

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Deepwater Horizon

Everything here feels routine—more like an inevitability than a work of art or even a piece of entertainment.

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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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TIFF 2016: Table of Contents

A table of contents featuring all of our coverage from this year's Toronto International Film Festival.

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Venice Film Festival 2016: Table of Contents

A table of contents featuring all of Glenn Kenny's coverage from this year's Venice Film Festival.

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Hooray for Hillary: Commander-in-Chief

An article about Hillary Clinton's historic nomination as the first female presidential candidate and the most qualified

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Issa Rae To Preview Her HBO Series, "Insecure," in Chicago

An article about the upcoming premiere of Issa Rae's HBO series, "Insecure," in Chicago.

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I'm Dancing as Fast as I Can

An article about dancing for charity and joy in the Dancing With the Giordano Stars on October 6 in Chicago

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"Life Itself" Wins Emmy

"Life Itself" wins an Emmy Award for Outstanding Editing.

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History of kids cursing onscreen; Capturing the process of dying; Interviewing Dorothy Arzner; A charming hostelry; Jerry and Dean meet again.

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A Different Rail: The Artists of “Author” and “Catfish”

A look at the artists of two documentaries about women who took other identities.

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Home Entertainment Consumer Guide: September 22, 2016

The latest and greatest on Blu-ray, including Popstar, Neighbors 2, Captain America: Civil War, Blood Simple, Cat People and many more.

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FOX's Baseball Drama "Pitch" Presents a Gripping Phenomenon

A review of FOX's new series, "Pitch," premiering tonight at 9/8c.

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FOX Enlists "Lethal Weapon" and "The Exorcist" for Familiar Thrills

A look at FOX's new remake series, "Lethal Weapon" and "The Exorcist."

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Curtis Hanson: 1945-2016

A tribute to the late Curtis Hanson.