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Andrew Wyatt

For all its luridness, Nymphomaniac is a remarkably witty and erudite film. Von Trier shrewdly employs numerous formal tools—animation, split screens, montages, cutaways, and more—to enliven an otherwise disconsolate story. Read more

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In an era when action franchises are content to repeat themselves, Marvel's ongoing multi-film saga feels like the serials of old. Read more

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The film opens nationally on Friday, but St. Louis gets an early look at the film tonight, with Gabrawy on hand at the screening. Read more

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Robert Pattinson isn’t the only captivating thing about the film, but he's essential to its nervous electric power. Read more

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It's foremost a delivery system for dusty “Steinbeck Gothic” atmospherics and predictable yet devilishly fun jump scares. On that score, it’s a virtually nonstop pleasure. Read more

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Matthew Heineman’s new feature captures the story of the citizen-journalists who struggle to expose the crimes of ISIS in Raqqa. Read more

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In an American cinematic landscape that has become distressingly homogenized, A Ghost Story is a singularly unruly and intriguing work. Read more

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The film is quite unlike any other war picture ever made. Read more

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The third feature in the "Apes" series is foremost a war picture, and its influences are manifold. Read more

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What makes the film smarter and sadder than the typical romantic comedy is its refusal to indulge in the genre’s more ersatz clichés. Read more

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It's one part heist film, one part perfect mix tape. Read more

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Rather than being a dismal meditation on mortality, "Obit" is a swooning, down-to-earth tribute to the work of journalism and the art of writing. Read more

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While thoroughly mediocre as Pixar films go, it's unquestionably the best chapter in the trilogy. Read more

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The new indie dramedy opens June 9 at the Tivoli; Archibald, along with her brother Doug, will be on hand after the screening for a Q&A. Read more

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The film's scenario involves two families, one house, and a deadly disease, all in the service of a bleak tale of terror. Read more

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It's a woozy smash-bang pleasure, drunk on the sight of the Amazon princess toppling the Imperial German war machine with sword, shield, and fists. Read more

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Viewers who enjoy the Pirates films will likely find this outing better paced and more polished than the prior "Stranger Tides," which increasingly looks like the franchise’s orphan child. Read more

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Ridley Scott's latest is a neatly balanced hybrid of Prometheus’ classical sci-fi of Big Ideas and Alien’s elemental “monster-in-the-dark” horror. Read more

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Johan Voets

Davies posits that Dickinson’s literary talents might have been exceptional, but the terrors and sorrows that directed those talents were as universal as they come. Read more

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While the film doesn’t have pronounced investigative aspirations, as a historical record it’s a stellar work, condensing a complex event into a riveting 114-minutes treatment. Read more

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The film is superbly performed and shot in a naturalistic style, full of the fraught long takes and edgy, oblique conversations that characterize the pinnacle of contemporary Romanian cinema. Read more

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Based on the bestselling nonfiction book of the same name by David Grann, Z concerns the British explorer Percy Fawcett and his obsessive ambition to discover a fabled city deep in the Amazon rain forest. Read more

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