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27 Jul 2015 // 9:39 AM

‘Tour’ of Words in the Early World of David Foster Wallace

Arriving in theaters July 31, The End of the Tour tackles heady subjects like the American penchant for self-distraction, the tango between genius and depression, the role of groupthink in value systems and the powder keg of the mentor-protege relationship.

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‘The Look of Silence’, Which Revisits Suharto’s Brutality, Is Sure to Shock

Directed by Joshua Oppenheimer, Silence is a companion piece to his earlier, Oscar-nominated The Act of Killing.

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24 Jul 2015 // 11:15 AM

‘Paper Towns’ Unfolds into a Solid High School Movie

Paper Towns, a mild coming-of-age mystery adapted from Fault in Our Stars author John Green’s bestselling novel of the same name, is only a good high school movie.

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‘The Outrageous Sophie Tucker’ Captures Entertainer’s Star Power

Sophie Tucker parlayed her drive, her personality and her gifts into a huge following.

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David Dastmalchian Jumps From DC to Marvel in ‘Ant-Man’, and Meets an Idol in the Process

David Dastmalchian joins a small group of actors who have appeared in films from each of the two big competing names in comic books, DC and Marvel.

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‘Cartel Land’ Is a Never-Ending Story

Beautifully filmed and fiercely evocative, this first encounter in Cartel Land, now open in select US theaters, sets in motion any number of complications.

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Joaquin Phoenix Aces Role in Woody Allen’s ‘Irrational Man’

Irrational Man will likely change no one’s mind about what to do with Woody Allen.

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20 Jul 2015 // 10:40 AM

Ian McKellen Delivers in ‘Mr. Holmes’

Fueled by Ian McKellen’s magnificent performance in the title role, this latest rendering of Arthur Conan Doyle’s immortal detective is set in the 1947 Sussex village to which Holmes long ago retired.

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16 Jul 2015 // 1:05 PM

David Spade Digs Up More ‘Dirt’

David Spade sports that haircut again as the online distributor Crackle presents Joe Dirt 2: Beautiful Loser.

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Leon Russell Joins Release of Les Blank’s ‘A Poem Is a Naked Person’ Documentary

Only now, two years after Les Blank's death, that the film is finally enjoying its first theatrical run.

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Speak of the Blue Devil: The Moody Grooves of Andy Kayes

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"Andy Kayes' latest album of mercurial hip-hop finds the rapper putting the boom back in boom bap, one beat at a time.

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