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Review: “Citizenfour”

Review: “Citizenfour”

Perhaps the most surprising thing about the new documentary “Citizenfour” is that it does not require that the viewer have a positive opinion of its subject,...

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Review: “The Tale of Princess Kaguya”

Review: “The Tale of Princess Kaguya”

Just when all film animation was starting to look the same—one endless barrage of carefully focused-grouped CGI, designed to attract hoards of young American families—one...

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Review: “Whiplash”

Review: “Whiplash”

“Is perfection worth any price?” is the primary question posed by Damien Chazelle’s “Whiplash,” the rare Sundance Grand Jury Prize winner that fully lives...

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Review: “Rage”

Review: “Rage”

No contemporary actor has been able to foster as singular a screen persona within as diverse a filmography as Nicolas Cage. Consider the variety of motion pictures...

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Review: “Visitors”

Review: “Visitors”

It should go without saying by now that when you enter a film by Godfrey Reggio, you should not expect any semblance of a traditional narrative. Like his noted “Qatsi”...

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Review: “The Act of Killing”

Review: “The Act of Killing”

Joshua Oppenheimer’s “The Act of Killing” may be the most shocking documentary I’ve ever seen, in the way that it asks the viewer to confront evil head-on....

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Review: “Blue Jasmine”

Review: “Blue Jasmine”

“Blue Jasmine” is a type of Woody Allen film that Allen hasn’t made in over a decade: a dramedy that’s more drama than comedy, but isn’t heavily concerned...

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Review: “Blackfish”

Review: “Blackfish”

“Blackfish” is the latest addition to the recent wave of activist documentaries that exist exclusively to promote awareness of and involvement in their cause....

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Review: “A Hijacking”

Review: “A Hijacking”

The title “A Hijacking” is rather misleading. The titular event is not depicted in the film; writer/director Tobias Lindholm only shows us the lead-up to and...

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Review: “Hannah Arendt”

Review: “Hannah Arendt”

For a biopic that tries to sell us on the complexity of its subject’s political theories, Margarethe von Trotta’s “Hannah Arendt” is awfully simplistic....

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