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  • About Endlessness
  • About Endlessness

    Reportedly the director’s final film, this compendious tour de force from Swedish master Roy Andersson (the “Living Trilogy”) is a fittingly befuddling denouement to his wholly idiosyncratic oeuvre. more...
  • African Violet
  • African Violet

    Based on real-life events that occured in her family, Iranian director Mona Zandi Haghighi’s second feature is a sometimes comical, sometimes serious portrait of one in disarray. more...
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  • Apollo 11
  • Apollo 11 (NR)

    Edited like a thriller—complete with music that practically bites your nails for you—this documentary about the Apollo 11 spaceflight is more potent as a record of American naiveté than as an enlightening spectacle. more...
  • At War

    French writer-director Stéphane Brizé's fourth collaboration with actor Vincent Lindon, the follow-up to their thematically similar 2015 film The Measure of a Man, feels like a combination of a Kartemquin documentary and a Bertrand Bonello film. more...
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  • Atlantis
  • Atlantis

    In the not-so-distant future (2025, to be exact), eastern Ukraine is a virtually uninhabitable wasteland where water is scarce and the arid landscape is littered with abandoned mines. more...
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  • Be Natural: The Untold Story of Alice Guy-Blaché
  • Be Natural: The Untold Story of Alice Guy-Blaché (NR)

    In case you were interested in hearing Green Book director Peter Farrelly’s thoughts on Alice Guy-Blaché—the first-ever female filmmaker, thought to be the only woman making films between 1896 and 1906—then this documentary is for you. more...
  • Bel Canto
  • Bel Canto (NR)

    This burnished adaptation of Ann Patchett’s 2001 novel is stylish but altogether unremarkable. more...
  • Ben Is Back (R)

    Conspicuously sterile, this opportunistic drama tackles the opioid crisis in white middle-class suburbia. more...
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  • The Black Book of Father Dinis
  • The Black Book of Father Dinis

    Chilean director Valeria Sarmiento—who’s also the long-time editor and partner of late master Raúl Ruiz—conceived this decorous 2018 period piece as an addendum to Ruiz’s 2010 tour de force Mysteries of Lisbon (Ruiz had intended to direct, but he passed away the year after Mysteries was released), which was based on the eponymous 1854 novel by Portuguese writer Camilo Castelo Branco. more...
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  • Born in Evin

    In her directorial debut, German actress Maryam Zaree (Transit) explores the circumstances surrounding her birth at Evin prison in Tehran, details of which her mother is hesitant to share. more...
  • Bungalow
  • Bungalow

    Considered a quintessential work of the Berlin School movement, the subtly provocative debut feature (2002) of German writer-director Ulrich Köhler depicts several days in the life of a young soldier, Paul (Lennie Burmeister, in a phenomenal performance), after he goes AWOL from the army to hide out at his parents’ countryside bungalow. more...
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  • Chained for Life
  • Chained for Life

    Prefaced with a quote from Pauline Kael about why audiences prefer actors and actresses to be better looking than average, writer-director Aaron Schimberg’s second feature is an entrancingly bizarre and often humorous metaexploration of physical representation in movies. more...
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