The Price of Copper in 'Bisbee '17'

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The Price of Copper in 'Bisbee '17'

This historical documentary says immigration has long been an issue in this former mining town.

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'Lizzie' Is Emotionally Bloodless

Somehow, the thrills are dampened in this portrayal of a famous double axe murder.

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‘Fahrenheit 11/9’ Is Most Urgent of Michael Moore’s Films

It’s not the most organized documentary, but the message is clear: Vote or else.

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The Never-Ending Fascination of 'Kusama – Infinity'

The documentary reveals how Yayoi Kusama became the best-selling living female artist in the world.

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‘White Boy Rick’ Tells the True Story of a Boy Gangster

It feels urgent and rebellious.

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‘The Nun’ Is the Worst Fright Flick of the Season

There are some positives, but not many.

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‘93Queen,’ an American Success Story

Paula Eiselt’s documentary shows what happens when a Brooklyn woman does the right thing.

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‘The Bookshop’ Is a Heartbreaking Sonnet of a Movie

Emily Mortimer plays a dedicated bookworm in this literary character study.

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Poor Writing Makes 'The Little Stranger' a Dud

It's a lame, gothic snipe hunt.

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In 'Gabriel and the Mountain,' a Wanderer Meets His Match

The film tells the riveting true story of Gabriel Buchmann wandering through East Africa.

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A Woman, Her Boring Partner, and an Aging Rocker in 'Juliet, Naked'

Another episode in Nick Hornby's world.

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How to Watch the New 'Papillon'

Be inventive.

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Jane Austen-in-Singapore 'Crazy Rich Asians' Fizzles

It plays out like a poor soap opera.

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German War Flick 'The Captain' Asks Tough Questions

It's pretty grim.

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Spike Lee's 'BlacKkKlansman' Is a Brilliant Anti-Hate Drama

It's not just about the 1970s.

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In 'Nico, 1988,' Trine Dryholm Channels the Iconic Chanteuse

The biopic enchants through a narcotic haze.

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'Night Comes On' Offers a Choice: Vengeance or Redemption

The new teenage ex-offender film is layered and gratifying.

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'The Spy Who Dumped Me' Sees Mila Kunis, Kate McKinnon Take Out Euro Trash

The comedic action flick contains mountains of flab.

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