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Baby Driver

It’s as much fun as you’re going to have in a movie theater this year.

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The Big Sick

Finds that laughter-through-tears sweet spot, often in the unlikeliest of places.

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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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Balder and Dash

A Returning Visitor: Comparing the Two Versions of “The Beguiled”

A comparison of the 1971 and 2017 versions of "The Beguiled."

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Balder and Dash

It’s in the Details: On the Authenticity of Pixar’s "Cars" Franchise

A look at some of the details that makes the Cars films more authentic than most live-action racing movies.

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Video Interview: Sofia Coppola, Kirsten Dunst and Elle Fanning on "The Beguiled"

Sofia Coppola, Kirsten Dunst and Elle Fanning on the making of "The Beguiled."

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Home Entertainment Consumer Guide: June 22, 2017

The newest and greatest on Blu-ray and streaming services, including "John Wick: Chapter 2," "The LEGO Batman Movie," and three Criterion releases!

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Alison Brie Heads Great Ensemble on Netflix’s “GLOW”

A review of the latest comedy offering from Netflix, starring Alison Brie and Marc Maron.

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Charles Taylor on His New Book, "Opening Wednesday at a Theater or Drive-In Near You"

An interview with author Charles Taylor about his new book.

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It’s Hard to See the Point of Spike TV’s “The Mist”

A review of Spike TV's adaptation of Stephen King's The Mist.

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Writer Profiles: Brian Tallerico

A profile of managing editor Brian Tallerico.

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The body count

I've never held a handgun in my life. I did some rifle target shooting with the ROTC in college. That's it with me and firearms. Does this make me less of an American? I think handguns are dangerous, and the…

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The Passenger: Bertrand Tavernier on "My Journey Through French Cinema"

An interview with filmmaker and critic Bertrand Tavernier about his new film, "My Journey Through French Cinema."

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If I Had an Emmy Ballot 2017

The best of the 2016-17 TV season in Emmy ballot form.

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Paul McCartney: Give My Regards to Broad Street

An interview with Paul McCartney.