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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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Molly's Game Is a Thrill Ride in the High-Stakes World of Underground Poker

Aaron Sorkin's directorial debut opens Monday, December 25.

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Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle Is a Tame, Bland Beast

The reboot of 1995's Jumanji universe hardly walks on the wild side.

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In The Disaster Artist, James Franco Does a Suspiciously Good Impression of a Bad Artist, but the Point Eludes Us

Franco's tribute to the making of a famously bad film, The Room, opens locally on Friday, Dec. 8.

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Novitiate Is a Quietly Stunning Historical Drama About Nuns Trying to Keep the Faith Against Encroaching Modernity

Writer-director Maggie Betts’s film opens Friday, Nov. 24.

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The Tonally Incoherent Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri Hasn't a Clue How to Manage Its Weighty Themes and Discordant Plot

The Frances McDormand vehicle opens Wednesday, Nov. 22.

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The Day of the Dead-Themed Coco Has One of Pixar's Richest Fantasy Worlds and Weakest Stories

This increasingly rare thing, a non-sequel from Disney-owned Pixar, opens Wednesday, Nov. 22.

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