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If you're watching a big studio film featuring a female ensemble, there is a 50% chance that there is going to be some monologue about how men underestimating women is both a truism and an advantage. … more
A BALLERINA'S TALEA feature documentary on African American ballerina Misty Copeland that examines her prodigious rise, her potentially career ending injury alongside themes of race and body image in … more
Here, again, is Johnny.Our glimpses of Jack Torrance are fleeting in Michael Flanagan's "The Shining" sequel, "Doctor Sleep," but Stanley Kubrick's colossal 1980 horror film is seldom out of mind, or … more
Paul Feig's "Last Christmas" looks every bit like your standard holiday romantic-comedy, but it has some surprises under its gauzy wrapping.Kate (Emilia Clarke) works in a year-round Christmas … more
LOS ANGELES — Despite a fresh injection of four big movies into the marketplace including a Stephen King adaptation, a World War II epic, a glossy, holiday-themed romantic comedy and a family … more
Jonathan Lethem's novel about a private eye with Tourette's syndrome, "Motherless Brooklyn," starts with a brilliant burst of uncontrolled profanity and an explanation of its protagonist's … more
Who will save the "Terminator" franchise from itself? Not "Deadpool" director Tim Miller, producer James Cameron or even Linda Hamilton, it turns out.Yes, despite an A-list roster of talent, … more
Enter "The Lighthouse " at your own risk.This is a stark, moody, surreal and prolonged descent into seaside madness that will surely not be for everyone. But those who do choose to go on this … more
Bong Joon-ho's film "Parasite" starts in a dingy, half-basement apartment with a family of four barely able to scratch out a life. There must be no place to go but up, right? Yes and no. There's … more
Hollywood doesn't make tons of movies about female heroes or black heroes, let alone black female heroes. One can only imagine the pressure the creative team must have felt to get it just right. And … more

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