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  • Emil (Elliott Crosset Hove), the hero of Hlynur Palmason's Winter Brothers, works in a forbiddingly austere setting -- a chalk-mining factory in a remote enclave of Denmark -- and yet he moves through this rigid world with an air of...

  • Xavier Legrand's Custody opens with an estranged married couple presenting before a judge (Saadia Bentaieb) dressed in neutral white their respective arguments about who should care for their youngest child. Miriam (Léa Drucker) has...

  • Sixteen, socially curious and with aspirations to be a musician, the heroine of Ava -- this imaginatively composed first feature by Sadaf Foroughi -- rebuffs the expectations of her parents and the norms of the strict society around her....

  • Writer-director Aaron Katz still gets pigeonholed as a progenitor of the mumblecore movement, that umbrella term that conjures wobbly framed scenes of directionless 20-somethings' meandering, natural-seeming relationship talk. That reputation...

  • Through the restricted prism of his loved ones and the heated, hermetic existence they shared, Jan P. Matuszynski's based-on-real-events drama The Last Family surveys nearly 30 years in the life of the Polish painter Zdzisław...

  • Christian Gudegast's Den of Thieves comes in a cut above the usual trash that Gerard Butler stars in (Law Abiding Citizen, Olympus Has Fallen), which is to say it's a cut above movies that themselves are already passably diverting,...

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