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Lights Out

Lights Out has been made with a certain degree of style—enough to make you want to see what Sandberg might be capable of with a…

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Star Trek Beyond

The Star Wars-ification of Star Trek continues; better than the others, but still not good enough.

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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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Star Trek Beyond
- Matt Zoller Seitz
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Ice Age: Collision Course
- Susan Wloszczyna
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Train to Busan
- Brian Tallerico
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Don't Think Twice
- Sheila O'Malley
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The Childhood of a Leader
- Godfrey Cheshire
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The Blackout Experiments
- Simon Abrams
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Summertime
- Glenn Kenny
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Absolutely Fabulous: The Movie
- Nick Allen
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Hooligan Sparrow
- Matt Fagerholm
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Quitters
- Sheila O'Malley
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Don't Worry Baby
- Nick Allen
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The Seventh Fire
- Godfrey Cheshire

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Madison Davenport on "A Light Beneath Their Feet"; Redefining masculinity; Unlikely stardom of Cao Cao; Cinema strikes back; Cultural memory in the digital age.

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The Bend in the River: Terrence Malick’s “The New World”

A review of Terrence Malick's "The New World," now on Criterion Blu-ray and DVD.

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Blu-ray Review: Kino Lorber's "Pioneers of African-American Cinema"

A look at one of the most important and valuable Blu-ray releases of the year, which brings to light important aspects of black and cinema history that must not be forgotten.

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30 Minutes on: "Planet of the Apes" (1968)

"It's a madhouse!"

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Life Itself

"Life Itself" Nominated for Best Documentary at the Emmy Awards

CNN Films and Kartemquin Films receive NATAS Best Documentary Emmy nomination for Roger Ebert film "Life Itself."

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Balder and Dash

Comic-Con 2016: The Indestructible Redshirt

A report from SDCC on an actor who has been in all three of the new "Star Trek" films. Well, sorta.

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Comic-Con 2016: Oliver Stone and "Snowden"

A report from the SDCC presentation of Oliver Stone's "Snowden."

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Comic-Con 2016: World Premiere of "Star Trek Beyond"

A report from Comic-Con 2016 on the world premiere of "Star Trek Beyond."

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Politics of the new "Ghostbusters"; The Suskinds on "Life, Animated"; Restoring the "Chinatown" score; Bryan McMahan on "Knight of Cups"; Netflix could save "The Little Prince."

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Festivals & Awards

Chicago French Film Festival 2016 Preview

A preview of the upcoming 2016 Chicago French Film Festival, which runs July 22 - 28 at the Music Box Theater.

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Demanders

Home Entertainment Consumer Guide: July 21, 2016

A great collection of new Blu-ray releases, including "Green Room," "Night and Fog," "Everybody Wants Some!!" and "OJ: Made in America."

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Garry Marshall: 1934 - 2016

A tribute to the late comedy mastermind, Garry Marshall.