'Boom for Real: The Late Teenage Years of Jean-Michel Basquiat' Fails to Deliver Satisfying Portrait

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'Boom for Real: The Late Teenage Years of Jean-Michel Basquiat' Fails to Deliver Satisfying Portrait

The famous New York artist is barely present in the new documentary.

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'Lu Over the Wall': A Shrill Mermaid Musical

The latest release from GKIDS lacks the charm and beauty of other beloved animated films from Japan.

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Eight Hours Don't Make a Day Demonstrates Why Rainer Werner Fassbinder is So Influential

The German filmmaker's neglected masterpiece screens in Berkeley.

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The Supreme Irony of Ruth Bader Ginsburg Biodoc 'RBG'

A look at the brightest justice on the U.S. Supreme Court, who had to fight twice as hard to get there because she's a woman.

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From the Makers of 'Juno,' 'Tully' Is a Serendipitous Treasure

Charlize Theron and Mackenzie Davis make the most of this diary of a mad housewife.

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'Bye Bye Germany' Tells Comedic Story of One Man’s Escape from the Holocaust

In the mostly true film, the Jewish protagonist uses jokes to survive.

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'Grace Jones: Bloodlight and Bami' An Imperfect Portrait of Larger-Than-Life Singer

The action lies in the musical numbers.

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In 'The Rider,' a Man, His Horse, and the Truest of True Grit

A Chinese immigrant filmmaker becomes enchanted with the West, and so do we.

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Little Pink House: Catherine Keener Leads an Anti-Eviction Rebellion

Compelling true-story drama recounts an eminent domain nightmare.

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Cheap Horror Flick 'Truth or Dare' Plays Whack-a-Millennial with Spring Breakers

It could have been worse.

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Beirut's Appropriate Deviousness

Jon Hamm's new movie makes a hash of Lebanon, but it's high-class hash.

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A Bag of Marbles, and Two Kids on the Run

True Shoah story takes a disconcertingly sweet point of view.

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An East Bay Guide to the San Francisco International Film Festival

Boots Riley's 'Sorry to Bother You' is among the highlights.

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Isle of Dogs Is a Howl of Delight

At last, another imaginative Wes Anderson animated adventure.

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Steven Soderbergh's New Thriller, 'Unsane,' Is Intense (and Shot on an iPhone)

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