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  • The line between a film about confusion and a merely confused work is thin indeed in Bette Gordon's The Drowning. Much of the confusion stems from Danny Miller (Avan Jogia), a young man recently released from prison after being convicted...

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    There was never any doubt about the thoughtfulness with which Aziz Ansari, in the first season of his Netflix series, Master of None, addressed the kinds of societal divides — racial, cultural, generational, sexual — that most sitcoms either lack ...

  • In Ido Fluk's The Ticket, the miraculous restoration of one man's blindness becomes a metaphor for a destructive kind of all-American tunnel vision. If blindness taught James Harvey (Dan Stevens) humility, being able to see again quickly...

  • In his latest family portrait, Our Little Sister, Hirokazu Kore-eda chronicles roughly a year in the life of the Koda clan -- or what’s left of it. When, years ago, her father left for another woman and their mother abandoned the...

  • Even more than in Paris, je t'aime and New York, I Love You, this latest omnibus in producer Emmanuel Benbihy's "Cities of Love" franchise might leave viewers wondering whether these needed to be set in Rio de Janeiro at all. Paolo...

  • Mickey Keating's fourth horror feature Darling screams Roman Polanski all over. Like Repulsion, it centers around a woman (Lauren Ashley Carter) -- only ever referred to in the film as "Darling" -- who's haunted by an unspoken...

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