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'Captain Marvel' Sends a Powerful Message to Audiences and Filmmakers

The first female-centric film in the MCU, Captain Marvel, bakes the female experience into every aspect, making a potentially familiar story fresh and exciting.

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It's Kind of a Funny Story

The ambiguity embodied by Zach Galifianakis is the truest and least comforting note in a movie a little too eager to reassure.

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Sugar

Melancholic and pragmatic, Sugar is not a rousing Saturday night sports movie, but rather an intelligent and stirring representation of real life.

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Sugar

In this carefully observed and impressively minimalist movie, Sugar redefines and refines his art.

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'Half Nelson' Is Among the Best Films of 2006

Given its subject -- a drug-addicted teacher -- Half Nelson's success is certainly more surprising than that of the warmer, and more star-blessed, Little Miss Sunshine.

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Half Nelson (2006)

In Half Nelson, Dan's (Ryan Gosling) take on history -- as concept and series of events -- has as much to do with his personal past as any ideological leanings. He sees history in motion, as ongoing questions.


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