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Film Review: Swing State
An unassuming sendup of far-right fringe types and the media personalities who promote them.
Film Review: Everybody Knows... Elizabeth Murray and The 100 Years Show
Two engaging documentaries about women painters (one known, the other lesser known, respectively) who forged their own paths.
Film Review: On the Map
An engaging documentary about an unlikely Israeli basketball team beating the odds.
Film Review: Miss Sloane
A fast-moving, fun movie exploring the nasty machinations of a female lobbyist (Jessica Chastain) who is at once intriguing and a trifle grating.
Film Review: Rules Don't Apply
Much-anticipated Warren Beatty project about Howard Hughes and the people he affected. Despite excellent performances, the movie lacks cohesion and focus.
Film Review: Elle
Though fundamentally absurd, with a hodgepodge of genres to boot, 'Elle' is an engaging and thought-provoking film.
Film Review: My Dead Boyfriend
Ham-fisted comedy about a young woman tracking down the true identity of her late boyfriend and encountering an array of loud, kooky characters on her trip.
Film Review: Portrait of a Garden
This visually striking documentary about impassioned Dutch gardeners is meditative but at moments a tad monotonous.
Film Review: American Pastoral
A two-dimensional reworking of Philip Roth’s novel that reduces a complex story to a Lifetime movie about a seriously troubled young woman who has become a terrorist-fugitive in the late ’60s and the tormented father trying to bring her home.
Film Review: The Whole Truth
A thin and not fully believable courtroom procedural that nonetheless holds your interest.
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