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Movie Review: Shirley MacLaine Is Great in The Last Word. Too Bad It's a Terrible Picture.

Harriet’s quest to inspire a glowing obituary about herself desperately needs a more inspired filmmaker than Mark Pellington.

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Movie Review: I Am Not Your Negro Shows That We're Still Catching Up with James Baldwin's Clear, Unforgiving Vision

Raoul Peck "finishes" Baldwin's Remember This House and connects it to the racial injustice of today.

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Isabelle Huppert Unforgettably Avenges Herself in Elle

Director Paul Verhoeven’s superlative French-made thriller returns to the Carolina Theatre starting Friday, Feb. 3.

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Mark Wahlberg Singlehandedly Avenges Boston in Patriots Day

This tale of the Boston Marathon bombing opens locally on Friday, Jan. 13.

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Animated Fable A Monster Calls Earns Some of Its Tears but Cruelly Squeezes Out Others

This sometimes oddly, sometimes compellingly dark kids’ movie opens locally on Friday, Jan. 6.

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In the True Story of Hidden Figures, Three Gifted Women Blast Past Racism in the Space Race

Theodore Melfi’s biopic opens locally on Friday, Jan. 6.

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In La La Land, the Director of Whiplash Confects a Golden-Age Hollywood Musical with Breezy Charm

Damien Chazelle’s new film reunites Ryan Gosling and Emma Stone.

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In Jackie, Natalie Portman Gives Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis Everything She’s Got

The biopic seems to promise a portrait of strength but never lets Jackie escape her husband’s orbit.

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The Quotidian and the Tragic Mingle Beautifully in Kenneth Lonergan’s Manchester by the Sea

The film, starring Casey Affleck, opens locally on Friday, Dec. 9.

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Amy Adams’s Authenticity Elevates Tom Ford’s Glam Pulp Fiction in Nocturnal Animals

This highly divisive, highly stylized film by a fashion mogul opens locally on Friday, Dec. 9.

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Sexual Tension and Spousal Spying in Nostalgic World War II Flick Allied

Robert Zemeckis’s film, starring Brad Pitt and Marion Cotillard, just opened in the Triangle.

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In Gimme Danger, Jim Jarmusch Salutes His Buddy Iggy Pop’s Stooges Heyday

The documentary plays for one night only at the Rialto in Raleigh on Thursday, Nov. 10.

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Twisty Erotic Thriller The Handmaiden is Fifty Shades of Cray

The latest from the director of Oldboy opens locally Friday, Nov. 4.

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Movie Review: The Birth of a Nation Overturns the Conventions and Apologies of White Hollywood

If the past is prologue, the true power of Nate Parker's Nat Turner biopic is how it frames our current moment of ongoing racial inequality and unrest.

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Deepwater Horizon Thrills but Leaves Important Questions Unanswered

The film about the 2010 oil spill disaster opens in the Triangle this Friday.

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Financial Tension Between Parents Strains a Friendship Between Boys in Indie Gem Little Men

Ira Sachs's latest film opens in the Triangle on September 9.

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Spielberg Does Roald Dahl in The BFG—But Where’s the Storytelling Magic?

The famed children’s author’s Big Friendly Giant comes to life on the big screen on Friday, July 1.

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The Lobster Surreally Skewers Society’s Fear of Single People

Yorgos Lanthimos’s latest film opens in the Triangle on Friday, June 3.

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Richard Linklater’s Joyous Everybody Wants Some!! Brims with Baseball, Sex, and Eighties Nostalgia

Linklater’s spiritual successor to Dazed and Confused opens locally on Friday, April 22.

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Don Cheadle’s Miles Davis Film, Miles Ahead, Isn’t a Real Biopic—It’s Something Better

Miles Ahead opens locally on Friday, April 22.

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