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In space, no one can hear you go extinct.
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Most of the films selected will be shown in 35mm, making the visual experience as invigorating to watch as the music will be to listen to.
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The Wind explores the fears that beset even strong, capable women stuck struggling for survival without community or social contact.
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The series presents plausible, relatable social situations within a weird, dark, quasi-magical framework.
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These satanists are far less concerned with organizing decadent ceremonies (though there is a fair bit of that, and it’s thrilling to behold) than they are with exposing corruption and hyp…
In Transit, Christian Petzold explores why the ghosts of Europe’s troubled past are stirring once more.
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Luca Guadagnino's Suspiria is a landscape of the shadowy feminine, steeped in ancient magic, willful evil, and the cyclical round-de-lay of death and rebirth.
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This is a finely-selected sampling of what some accomplished women filmmakers offered in 2018.
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On an elemental level, Stanley Donen’s films epitomize what we think of when we think of the best of Hollywood cinema.
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This season of True Detective explores the figure of the cop as a permanently haunted man.
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Russian Doll is television made to be savored.
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Arctic avoids existential symbolism for the sake of expressing authentic emotions, most of them thanks to Mads Mikkelsen’s performance, a quiet tour de force.
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What is admirable about Conversations with a Killer is that it is as compelling an exploration of the monster's victims as it is of Ted Bundy.
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These films will no doubt raise your spirits in the dead of winter.
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Cold War is a timeless story of romantic love, and its persistence in the face of upheaval.
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This hardscrabble crime thriller is also a powerfully subtle character study.
Here is what a smart, savvy viewer who likes high-quality entertainment is looking forward to on TV this year.
Where do you go once you’ve watched the classic Xmas films? Some suggestions.
Films like Ben is Back will not foster an understanding of how drug addiction ravages the lives of the poor, the incarcerated, the uneducated, and the less fortunate.
This blistering new documentary manages to offer a fairly balanced portrait of a man who, at the end of his life, was widely demonized.
This is one of the year’s most heartwarming films; not sentimental, but projecting a profound sense of resilient joy at its heart.
The Other Side of the Wind may inspire brooding melancholy in some, but it’s also pretty damned fine.
The Ballad of Buster Scruggs demonstrates the Coens’ consummate skill for reinventing classic genre tropes, dovetailing deep affection with inspired re-interpretation.
William Goldman was known as a consummate Hollywood insider, who nevertheless maintained a reputation as a literary-minded purveyor of exceptional cinema.
Maniac is mind-bending entertainment that's also an invitation to muse on infinite possibilities.
A handpicked list of cinematic horror gems for you to watch over the next 26 days.
Indie filmmaker Josephine Decker has come up with a brilliant showcase for Helena Howard, whose performance is electrifying.
The film is full of salacious details from Hollywood’s heyday, but it is also a tender look at an elderly man whose current existence would be seen by many as difficult.
Dark is not a German version of Stranger Things; its historical vision is distinctive.
Nico, 1988 lays bare the ravaged body and brooding soul of a woman who may yet be remembered as among the most iconic musicians of the twentieth century.
The most compelling reason to tune in to this series is the jaw-droppingly great cast, led by Hugh Grant and Ben Whishaw.