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Fans of Ben Wheatley's Idiosyncratic Films May Be Disappointed by the Nineties-Tarantino Pastiche of <i>Free Fire</i>

Fans of Ben Wheatley's Idiosyncratic Films May Be Disappointed by the Nineties-Tarantino Pastiche of Free Fire

Wheatley's crime-gone-very-wrong story, set in a 1970s Boston warehouse, opens on Friday, April 21.

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The Morning Roundup: N.C. Congressman Mark Meadows Is Donald Trump’s Biggest Fanboy

News Also: light rail, hog-farm protection bill move forward, anti-protest bill dies

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Stumble in the Jungle: Extraordinary Book The Lost City of Z Begets an Ordinary Movie

Film Review This true story of Amazonian exploration in the last days of the British empire opens on Friday, April 21.

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Director Marc Webb Squeezes New Life Out of Old Story Beats in Gifted

Film Review A custody battle buffets a child math prodigy in the (500) Days of Summer director's new film.

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Movie Review: Animated Fable The Red Turtle Uses No Words, and No Words Do It Justice

Arts The first non-Japanese production from Hayao Miyazaki’s famed Studio Ghibli is silent, mysterious, and breathtaking.

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Full Frame: Dina Is Earning Acclaim for Its Portrait of Love and Autism. But Is It Illuminating or Exploitative?

Arts One can imagine a version of this film that emphasizes Dina's struggles and triumphs instead of lingering over eccentricities, but the picture we get feels incomplete.

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Full Frame: All Skate, Everybody Skate Peeks Inside a Post-Office-Slash-Skating-Rink with a Five-Decade History on Topsail Island

Arts We meet Doris Jenkins at the Topsail Beach Skating Rink, standing behind a counter, flanked by a shelf of roller skates and an old record player.

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Full Frame: An Avetts Agnostic Finds Some Faith in May It Last: A Portrait of the Avett Brothers

Arts The film ultimately resembles its subjects—intimate, earnest, friendly, humble, a little goofy, and utterly apolitical.

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Full Frame: 2017 Award Winners Announced

Arts Catch encore screenings of the award winners this afternoon, closing Full Frame's twentieth year.

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Full Frame: What's the Use of Looking Back? In the Case of Two Towns of Jasper, It Helps Us Gauge Our Progress from Then to Now.

Arts Nothing is easy about confronting the sad truth: that this is a portrait of what our society continues to struggle with.

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Full Frame: An Interview with the Director of Purple Dreams, a New Doc Capturing the Power of Art Education in a Charlotte High School

Arts "What it takes is people that are willing to put a little extra time into the kids. That’s what this story’s about."

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Movie Review: Do Not Go, in Style or Otherwise, to Zach Braff's Going in Style

Arts A third-rate facsimile of a heist film, Going in Style is a waste of several great actors' talent and your time.

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In New PBS Doc The Great War, a Local Historian Unearths the Valor and Betrayal of African Americans in World War I

Film Spotlight The three-part series, featuring Duke scholar Adriane Lentz-Smith, begins airing on PBS on April 10.

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

Film Review 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: Life Wants to Be Alien SO. BAD. But It's Just Another Creature Feature.

Arts Despite some brilliant details and a stunning conclusion, Life pales next to the sci-fi-horror franchise it relentlessly cites.

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Movie Review: Table 19 Goes for Grown-Up John Hughes But Spreads Out a Banquet of Winces and Cringes

Arts It's a genuine curiosity to see a specimen this bad on the big screen.

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