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13 May 2016 // 12:06 PM

‘Lobster’ Is a Rich, Surreal Take on Love

The Lobster is very much its own brand of horror movie as well as a deranged thought experiment and a witty dismantling of the usual barriers separating man from beast.

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10 May 2016 // 11:28 AM

This Summer: It’s the Attack of the Reboot Blockbuster

The summer of 2016 looks a whole lot like any other summer at the multiplexes where franchises and sequels, comic-book superheroes, stupid-with-a-capital-S comedies, and at least two movies with Kevin Hart in the cast dominate.

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9 May 2016 // 8:59 AM

‘Captain America: Civil War’ Debuts With $181.8 Million

Civil War's performance was projected to be massive given news from Fandango that pre-sales for the $250 million film outpaced every other superhero movie in the online ticket seller’s 16-year history.

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New Films Including ‘A Hologram for the King’ Show a More Complex Portrait of Americans Abroad

If contemporary filmmaking is to be believed, planting seeds in new lands can still result in some pretty nasty farming accidents.

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13 Apr 2016 // 11:55 AM

Tribeca Film Festival 2016 Gives Art-Centric Films Their Close-Up

Art-centric films are being made often these days, and the New York-based Tribeca, which is known for its documentaries, will put many of them on display.

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Will Napster Co-Founder Sean Parker’s Screening Room Disrupt the Film Industry?

Screening Room would not be the first to rent movies to consumers at home on the same day that they are released in theaters.

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Don Cheadle Adds Jazz Legend Miles Davis to His Gallery of Portraits

Years in development, Miles Ahead was produced, co-written and directed by Don Cheadle, who also stars as Davis.

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Has Warner Bros. Created Too Bleak a World in ‘Batman v Superman’?

How much darkness do audiences want? And has Warner Bros. painted itself into a tonal corner, where everything feels like the inside of a goth kid’s journal?

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Director Arnaud Desplechin and Mathieu Amalric Reunite in the Deeply Emotional ‘My Golden Days’

French filmmaker Arnaud Desplechin’s My Golden Days is both a prequel and a sequel to his 1996 film My Sex Life … Or How I Got Into an Argument.

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25 Mar 2016 // 10:21 AM

Watching ‘Batman v Superman’ Surrounded By Terrorism

This week, like the weeks we've dealt with fatal multiplex shootings and other fruits of this nation's gun laws, it's hard to watch the worst of what's on screen in Batman v Superman.

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The Specter of Multiplayer Hangs Over 'Door Kickers'

// Moving Pixels

"Door Kickers is not a multiplayer game, but for a while there, I couldn’t tell the difference.

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