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In Ant-Man and the Wasp, the Marvel Cinematic Universe Takes a Goofy, Low-Stakes Break from Existential Threats

This sequel to the first Ant-Man opens nationally on Friday, July 6.

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In First Reformed, a Giant of American Cinema Masterfully Connects Secular and Spiritual Despair with Glimmers of Humor and Hope

Paul Schrader's magisterial new film opens locally on Friday, June 8.

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The Arty Horror of Hereditary Thrives on Real Anxieties, Hideous Images, and the Occasional Headless Cultist

Ari Aster's revitalization of the familial horror genre opens locally on Friday, June 8.

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If Rogue One Was a War Picture Set in the Star Wars Universe, then Solo Is a Space Western—a Pretty Good One, Too

The origin story of the beloved space smuggler opens wide on Friday, May 25.

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If the First Deadpool Was a Halfhearted R-Rated Spider-Man, the Superior Sequel Is a Controlled Comic Detonation of the Superhero-Movie Template

Deadpool 2 opens nationally on Friday, May 18.

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Forget Those Avengers. RBG, the New Doc on Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Is the Best Superhero Movie of the Year.

RBG opens at the Chelsea Theater in Chapel Hill on Friday, May 11.

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Foxtrot Asks What Happens to a Society When It Considers Itself to Be Under Siege for Generations

Samuel Maoz’s gorgeous and tragic film opens in the Triangle on Friday, April 20.

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Wes Anderson’s Isle of Dogs Is an Alternately Respectful and Baffling Parable About Japan

Anderson's latest whimsy-fest opens locally on Friday, April 6.

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Flower Wants to Be an Edgy Sexploitation Flick and a Quirky Romantic Comedy at Once. Guess How Well That Works.

The buzzed-about film, from a script by Eastbound & Down scribe Alex McAulay, opens locally on Friday, March 30.

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Cannes Jury Prize Winner Loveless Leaves a Knot in the Stomach and a Chill in the Blood

Russian director Andrey Zvyagintsev's devastating film about a child caught between toxic parents opens locally on Friday, March 30.

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In Japanese Film Oh Lucy!, Dark Comedy and Weird Tragedy Complexly Blend Together

The film opens locally at the Chelsea on Friday, March 23.

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In Superb Oscar Winner A Fantastic Woman, a Bereaved Transgender Woman in Chile Fights to Mourn with Dignity

Sebastián Lelio’s film opens locally on Friday, March 9.

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You're Unlikely to Fondly Remember Nostalgia, a Maudlin and Confused Anthology Film

A star-studded cast and creative team flounders through an oddly conceived anthology that fails to produce much drama.

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Ferenc Török’s 1945 Is a Dark Fable and a History Lesson Wrapped in Fine Cinematic Storytelling

Török explores how, during and after World War II, many rural villagers in occupied Europe profited from the deportation of their Jewish neighbors.

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Black Panther Demonstrates the Box-Office Power of Unfettered African-American Creators

Marvel's Afrofuturist blockbuster is so good you'll even root for the villain.

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In Film Stars Don't Die in Liverpool, Annette Bening's Performance Is a Skillful Tribute to Hollywood's Golden Age

The elegiac film about the last days of actor Gloria Grahame opens locally on Friday.

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Festival Smash Call Me by Your Name Is Accessible, Intelligent, Subtle, and Nearly Perfect

Luca Guadagnino's passionate character study opens locally on Friday, Jan. 19.

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The Post Is Both a Master Class in Filmmaking and a Rousing Paean to the Free Press

Spielberg's film about The Washington Post and the Pentagon Papers opens locally on Friday, Jan. 12.

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The Top Ten Films (Plus Four Critics' Picks) of 2017

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The Average American Sees Five Thousand Movies in a Lifetime. Half of Them Come Out This Week.

Downsizing and Darkest Hour are but two of this year's solid fourth-quarter releases.

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