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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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Movie Review: Blair Witch Takes Us Back to Ground Zero of the Found-Footage Horror Explosion

Arts Tonight we're gonna jump-scare like it's 1999.

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Movie Review: Werner Herzog's Human Touch Lifts Lo and Behold: Reveries of the Connected World Above Tech-Bro Celebration

Arts As others rave about robots, Herzog observes that they can't fall in love.

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Movie Review: Renée Zellweger's Rich Comic Character Deserves Better Than Bridget Jones's Baby

Arts For every sharp gag, you'll need to sit through five or six scenes that play like outtakes from a particularly witless Sex and the City episode.

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Movie Review: If Atmosphere Alone Could Carry a Film, Complete Unknown Would Be Top-Notch

Arts But it can't, so this enigmatic Rachel Weisz vehicle feels more like a good proposal for a film about the paradoxes of identity than a full-fledged story.

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Movie Review: Gus Van Sant's The Sea of Trees Reduces Japanese Culture to a Backdrop for American Angst

Arts It’s surprising that a director known for his smart and sensitive style would be so blind to the cultural differences that render a true sense of place.

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Movie Review: In The Light Between Oceans, It Turns Out They Do Make 'Em Like They Used To

Arts This fable of death and rebirth, a puzzle box rich with Old Hollywood styling, is a keeper.

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Movie Review: Don't Think Twice Gets Inside the Worlds of Improv Comedy and Saturday Night ... Er, Weekend Live

Arts Keegan-Michael Key and Gillian Jacobs are at the heart of Mike Birbiglia's character-driven comedy.

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Movie Review: Who Thought the Director of Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter Needed a Crack at Ben-Hur?

Arts The new Ben-Hur is cut from the same cloth as the biblically themed TV projects by executive producers Mark Burnett and Roma Downey.

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Movie Review: Neo-Western Hell or High Water Douses Black and White Hats in Texas Dust Until Everything Turns Gray

Arts Chris Pine and Ben Foster are excellent in a morally ambiguous crime caper that turns classic Western tropes on their heads.

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Movie Review: When Good Actors Meet Weirdly Developed Characters, You Get Florence Foster Jenkins

Arts Meryl Streep and Hugh Grant carry their tunes, but this biopic of the socialite opera singer who couldn't sing is an odd instrument to play.

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