‘Cold War’ Depicts Heartbreak in Stunning Black and White

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‘Cold War’ Depicts Heartbreak in Stunning Black and White

Polish-language doomed romance may be the very best film of 2018.

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‘Stan & Ollie’ Is a Warm-Hearted Tribute

Steve Coogan and John C. Reilly salute the classic comedy team with strong performances.

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The Wild Wild East in 'Buffalo Boys'

Messy but vivid Bami Goreng Western takes on colonial bad guys.

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In ‘Escape Room,’ It’s All in the Game

Who needs common sense?

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'If Beale Street Could Talk' Is Suffused with Love

'Moonlight' director Barry Jenkins' latest is a breathtaking miracle.

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‘On the Basis of Sex’ Shows the Personal Side of Ruth Bader Ginsburg

Can a dramatization explain a complex subject as well as a documentary? In this case, yes.

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In ‘Capernaum,’ A Slum Kid Excels on the Streets of Beirut

It’s the latest holiday tearjerker.

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Dick Cheney Biopic 'Vice' Falls Flat

Not even Christian Bale can get down to the dark essence of the former political player.

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Beneath the Village of Dolls in ‘Welcome to Marwen’

Steve Carell and Robert Zemeckis wallow in pathos.

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'Ben Is Back' Is a Predictable Social Problem Flick

Actor Lucas Hedges is the only thing saving the movie from itself.

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Saoirse Ronan, Margot Robbie Tangle in ‘Mary Queen of Scots’

It’s a tiring costumed saga.

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Alfonso Cuarón’s Family Tale ‘Roma’ Nourishes the Soul

Coming to a big and small screen near you.

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Fritz Lang & German Expressionism: Tales to be Told in the Dark Screen at BAMPFA

Master filmmaker's German period gets a sinister showcase.

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‘The Favourite’ Is Delightfully Nasty

Olivia Colman, Rachel Weisz, and Emma Stone sparkle in English historical satire.

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Japanese Film 'Shoplifters' Follows a Chosen Family of Thieves

Hirokazu Kore-eda examines the lives of Tokyo's urban poor.

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‘Green Book’ Follows an Unlikely Interracial Friendship

Actors Mahershala Ali and Viggo Mortensen make the film something special.

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Vincent Van Gogh Biopic ‘At Eternity’s Gate’ Is Radiant

Willem Dafoe fully transforms into the famous painter in Julian Schnabel’s new film.

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