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Ex Libris Gave Us One Simple Idea: Put the Librarians in Charge of the Country

Esteemed documentarian Frederick Wiseman's epic love letter to the New York Public Library system opens at the Chelsea Theater on Friday, Oct. 6.

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Movie Review: Blade Runner 2049 Reminds Us It Works Best to Mess with the Classics When There's Actually Something Wrong with Them

Arts Ridley Scott's seminal but mangled-in-editing sci-fi world gets a fresh but faithful start in Denis Villeneuve's Gosling-led sequel.

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Ex Libris Gave Us One Simple Idea: Put the Librarians in Charge of the Country

Film Spotlight Esteemed documentarian Frederick Wiseman's epic love letter to the New York Public Library system opens at the Chelsea Theater on Friday, Oct. 6.

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Manage Your Anger with Local Documentary All the Rage (Saved by Sarno)

Film Spotlight The film by Michael Galinsky, Suki Hawley, and David Beilinson screens at the Carolina Theatre on Oct. 11 and 12.

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Movie Review: In Battle of the Sexes, Billie Jean King Overhand Smashes a Paper-Thin Glass Ceiling

Arts King's progress-pushing achievement is evident in the fact that, forty-four years later, it seems absurd that anyone thought she might lose to a washed-up man.

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Movie Review: In American Made, Tom Cruise Is Back in the Cockpit—But For Coke, Not Country

Arts As in Top Gun, it's the eighties and Cruise plays a pilot with a blinding grin, but that's where the similarities end.

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Genesis, the Gospels, and Revelation Plunge Through a Psych-Horror Looking Glass in mother!

Film Review Darren Aronofsky's baffling, rewarding film opened wide last Friday.

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The LEGO Ninjago Movie Is What Skeptics Initially Feared the Franchise Would Be

Film Review The latest LEGO spinoff opens on Friday, Sep. 22.

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Fall into Films

Film Beat Fab fall films beyond Star Wars and Justice League await.

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Movie Review: It Is Plenty Scary, But It Also Has Heart

Arts Fans of Spielberg classics like E.T. or The Goonies will find some familiar elements, but the closest analog is Stranger Things, cranked up several notches in intensity.

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Crown Heights Solemnly Exposes a Flawed Criminal Justice System but Lacks Narrative Panache

Film Review Matt Ruskin's biopic of Colin Warner, who was wrongfully convicted of murder, opens Friday, Sep. 8.

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Movie Review: Though Brightened by Its Lead Actor, Patti Cake$ Is a Sub-8 Mile Hip-Hop Contrivance

Arts Writer-director Geremy Jasper chooses twee indie quirks over basic authenticity at every turn in his tale of an unlikely aspiring rapper.

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Movie Review: Ferguson Documentary Whose Streets? Portrays a Police Force and Judicial System Obsessed with the Idea of Black Criminality

Arts While the film is excellent at re-centering the uprising in the perspective of Ferguson residents, it falters in providing a more complex narrative than the rough outline given by the media.

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A Twenty-One-Year-Old Finds a Welcoming Space at the Twenty-Two-Year-Old N.C. Gay and Lesbian Film Festival

Arts But where are all the other young people?

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Librarians in charge? America could do a lot worse. Oh wait, we *are* doing a lot worse. Now "shush".

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