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Film Review: Rocky Ros Muc
The story of boxer Sean Mannion, who rises from a rural Irish village to compete for a world title fight. Best for dedicated fans.
Film Review: L’Enfant Secret
Philippe Garrel’s brooding 1979 film charts the dissolution of a romance, as well as the birth of a new kind of narrative filmmaking.
Film Review: Never Here
An elusive, allusive, classy psycho-thriller debut.
Film Review: The Paris Opera (L’Opéra)
A disrespectful documentary that uses decontextualized behind-the-scenes footage to highlight the absurd while spotlighting the work of classical-music and dance artists, directors and administrators of the venerable Paris Opera.
Film Review: Liberation Day
“Documentary musical” about the first Western rock band to play a concert in North Korea—with selections from 'The Sound of Music!'—is as oddball as it sounds.
Film Review: The Departure
A documentary character study of a Japanese former party boy turned suicide counselor, 'The Departure' observes much, and says not enough.
Film Review: Tom of Finland
Dome Karukoski's film examines the life of groundbreaking gay artist Touko Laaksonen, who found fame as Tom of Finland.
Film Review: Wasted! The Story of Food Waste
Anthony Bourdain narrates this conventional but persuasive doc about the world’s unreasonable, and unnecessary, waste of food.
Film Review: M.F.A.
'Death Wish' meets contemporary sexual politics on campus in this timely, if less than subtle, thriller.
Film Review: Blood Money
High-school best friends on their first college camping trip cross paths with a ruthless embezzler in this derivative but effective thriller.
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