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Despite what the title suggests, Wonderstruck represents a rare disappointment from master filmmaker Todd Haynes.

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Same Kind of Different as Me

It can be hard to disagree with the heart and events of this true tale, except for when the movie reveals itself to be mighty…

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"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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The Fall of Toxic Masculinity and the Rise of Feminine Consciousness

A special edition of Thumbnails detailing the recent sexual harassment cases in the entertainment and tech industries and the brave women who broke their silence.

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Tears of a Machine: The Humanity of Luv in "Blade Runner 2049"

No character in “Blade Runner 2049” is more relatably human than Luv.

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Home Entertainment Consumer Guide: October 19, 2017

The latest on Blu-ray and DVD, including "The House," "Baby Driver," "The Beguiled," "American Gods," "The Good Place," and Orson Welles' "Othello."

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Stanley Kubrick's "Barry Lyndon" Joins the Criterion Collection

"Barry Lyndon" is now available on Criterion Blu-ray.

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Video Interview: Julianne Moore, Oakes Fegley, Jaden Michael and Millicent Simmonds on "Wonderstruck"

The stars of Todd Haynes' "Wonderstruck" talk about making the film.

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NYFF 2017: Odie's Favorites and Other Highlights

Odie Henderson shares his favorites and highlights from this year's New York Film Festival.

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Patton Oswalt Brings His Truth to a Netflix Comedy Special

A review of Patton Oswalt's latest Netflix comedy special.

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Oscars Could Be Facing Dearth of Diversity Yet Again

A column on the lack of diversity in this year's potential Oscar nominees.

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NYFF 2017: Table of Contents

A table of contents for all of our coverage of the 2017 New York Film Festival.

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"Blade Runner" vs. "Blade Runner 2049"

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A Great Movie is hidden somewhere within "Blade Runner" and "Blade Runner 2049."

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CIFF 2017: Films We've Seen at Previous Fests

We've got a head start in our coverage of the 2017 Chicago International Film Festival with these films we've previously reviewed.

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CIFF 2017: Vanessa Redgrave on "Sea Sorrow" and "Blow-Up"

An interview with Oscar-winning actress Vanessa Redgrave about her directorial effort "Sea Sorrow" and her work in "Blow-Up."