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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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Film Review: Christian Movie Miracles From Heaven Goes Where Secular Hollywood Won't

Despite some corny qualities, the film is admirably frank about the unsexy financial challenges American families face.

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Film Review: Indie Sci-Fi Film Creative Control Probes the Darkness Simmering Under Virtual Reality

The film, which features hipster-comedy icon Reggie Watts as himself, opens locally on Friday, March 18.

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Movie Review: Good Intentions Pave Over Murky Ethics in A War

The Oscar-nominated Danish film opens at the Carolina Theatre in Durham on Friday.

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Movie Review: Holocaust Horrors Haunt the Margins of the Excruciating Son of Saul

The merciless Hungarian concentration-camp drama opens locally on Friday.

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In falconry documentary Overland, two Durham filmmakers explore the modern state of an ancient tradition

Elisabeth Haviland James and Revere La Noue are crisscrossing the globe to document falconry today.

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A Pittsboro tool shop helped create The Revenant’s Oscar-nominated authenticity

Meet Ed Lebetkin, who shipped his antique hand tools to the Canadian set of Alejandro González Iñárritu’s new film.

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The director of Birdman returns with The Revenant, a masterful neo-Western about survival and rebirth

The film, based on the true story of fur trapper Hugh Glass, opens in the Triangle Friday.

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In his latest historical bloodbath, The Hateful Eight, Quentin Tarantino teeters on self-parody

Tarantino should return to modern times before his work becomes as dated as his film stock.

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