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Jackie

There are two movies in "Jackie." One of these movies is just OK. The other is exceptional. The first one keeps undermining the second.

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Things to Come

Things to Come is the detailed tapestry of one woman’s life, as she moves through an important transition.

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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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Things to Come
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Incarnate
- Peter Sobczynski
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Two Trains Runnin'
- Odie Henderson
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Man Down
- Brian Tallerico
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The Eyes of My Mother
- Simon Abrams
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The Duelist
- Godfrey Cheshire
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SiREN
- Brian Tallerico
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Sky on Fire
- Simon Abrams
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Pet
- Glenn Kenny
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Seasons
- Matt Fagerholm
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Best and Most Beautiful Things
- Nick Allen
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One More Time with Feeling
- Simon Abrams

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Balder and Dash

Why Critics Should See Bad Movies

A piece on the experience gained from seeing bad movies.

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Far Flungers

"Magicians: Life in the Impossible" at Hollywood's Magic Castle

A review of the new documentary, "Magicians: Life in the Impossible."

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Interviews

Video Interview: Jessica Chastain on "Miss Sloane"

Jessica Chastain talks about her new film, "Miss Sloane."

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Balder and Dash

Matt Zoller Seitz Featured on Sam Fragoso's "Talk Easy" Podcast

Our own editor-in-chief Matt Zoller Seitz is the 35th guest on Sam Fragoso's "Talk Easy" podcast.

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Chaz's Blog

Brent Northup and Other Film Critics Channel Inner Ebert

A reposting of Brent Northup's review of "Shut In."

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AAFCA Hails 2016 As The Best Year For Blacks In Cinema

An article about the African-American Film Critic's Association's announcement that 2016 is the best year for Blacks in cinema.

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Festivals & Awards

AFI FEST 2016: Table of Contents

A table of contents featuring all of Jana Monji's coverage from this year's AFI FEST.

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Festivals & Awards

Recap of the 2016 Los Cabos International Film Festival

A recap of the fifth annual Los Cabos International Film Festival, including reviews of select titles.

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Balder and Dash

The Way Of Bresson: Two Books Illuminate The Philosophy And Working Method of a Unique Filmmaker

Glenn Kenny on two re-releases from New York Review Books that offer a look into the mind of director Robert Bresson.

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Building a Mystery: Pablo Larraín on "Jackie"

An interview with director Pablo Larraín about crafting his fascinating historical drama "Jackie."

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A Baker's Dozen: 13 More Must-See Films of 2016

Chaz Ebert spotlights Part II of her list featuring must-see movies of 2016.

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Festivals & Awards

AFI Fest 2016: Otto Preminger's "Carmen Jones"

A report from AFI Fest on a presentation of Otto Preminger's "Carmen Jones."