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Michael Mann Delves Into Digital Video With the Underwhelming ‘Blackhat’

Globe-trotting and often ridiculous, Blackhat plays like a dour, withholding installment of Mission: Impossible.

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Human Rights Watch Festival 2015: ‘This is My Land’ Documents Education in Palestine and Israel

In observing these many experiences of education in Palestine and Israel, This Is My Land doesn't connect them, or even offer explanations so much as it presents them for your contemplation.

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‘Me and Earl and the Dying Girl’ Serves as Another White Boy’s Life Lesson

Earl and Greg make their movies for each other. When they expand their audience, the framework for their jokes, their references, their bond, changes inalterably.

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‘Winter Sleep’ Is a Cinematic Essay on Emotional Collapse

Filmmaker Nuri Bilge Ceylan captures the haunted air of a quiet Turkish village in his Palme d'Or winning film.

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Human Rights Watch Film Festival 2015: ‘Cartel Land’ and the Never-Ending Story of the Drug War

Cartel Land reveals the false opposition between good and evil in the drug wars.

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12 Jun 2015 // 9:30 AM

‘Jurassic World’ Revists Monstrous Corporate Greed

For obvious reasons, Jurassic World can’t directly call out corporate titans, but it does in a subversive way. The dinosaurs aren't the only ones with claws, here.

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The Funny Vignettes in ‘Wild Tales’ Are Rooted in Anger, Frustration, and Misery

The Argentinian anthology film Wild Tales is proof that the most compelling artists, in this case director Damián Szifron, channel their rage into their work.

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Human Rights Watch Film Festival 2015: ‘3 1/2 Minutes, Ten Bullets’

The 2015 Human Rights Watch Film Festival opens tonight with a timely, precise, and painful look back at the Jordan Davis trial in 3 1/2 Minutes, Ten Bullets.

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After a Slow Start, ‘Jurassic World’ Delivers the Dino Delights

When its focus is on dino-centric destruction, Jurassic World is wonderful. When it doesn't, it's a dump -- an expositional dump, to be precise.

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Isabelle Adjani Startles in ‘The Story of Adele H’

Delivering an astonishing performance in Francois Truffaut's story of madness and obsession, Isabelle Adjani proves herself an actress of ingenuity and depth.

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‘Judgment at Nuremberg’ Shows the Cost of Not Caring

Judgement at Nuremberg is a reminder that the courtroom drama is Hollywood’s most underrated and underused genre.

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‘Sombrero’ Is a Forgotten Technicolor Gem

Some may find Sombrero's quaintness patronizing and stereotypical, but those people may be more politically correct than truly multicultural.

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E.T. Meets Robocop Meets Hip-Hop in the Disappointing ‘CHAPPiE’

The character CHAPPiE itself is endearing, but the story and supporting characters of CHAPPiE ultimately fall flat.

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Paul Dano and John Cusack Bring Brian Wilson to Life in ‘Love & Mercy’

Brian Wilson's life has all the makings of a modern day epic poem, a promise that Love & Mercy delivers on.

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‘Heaven Knows What’ Blurs the Boundaries Between Documentary and Fiction

Heaven Knows What brings fiction and experience together, raising provocative questions about how you believe one and the other.

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‘Insidious: Chapter 3’ Is the Same Old Spooky Business

Despite glimpses of something new, this installment in the Insidious film series is preoccupied with conventionality.

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With ‘Spy’, Paul Feig Proves That Only He “Gets” Melissa McCarthy

A bright and funny espionage spoof featuring amazing comedic work from Melissa McCarthy, and of all people, Jason Statham.

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Criterion Puts Charlie Chaplin in a Different ‘Limelight’

Criterion's official release of Limelight should finally give Charlie Chaplin the proper recognition he deserves for his sound films.

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Mark Wahlberg’s Performance Comes Up Snake Eyes in the Remake of ‘The Gambler’

Mark Wahlberg's performance in this thrice-removed Dostoyevsky adaptation is all surface moves, dance steps without the music.

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‘The Decent One’ Takes on the Task of Humanizing Himmler

Using Heinrich Himmler's personal letters and journals, The Decent One presents an intimate family portrait of the architect of the Holocaust.

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