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‘Truth’ review: Cate Blanchett is the victim of her own mistakes

[yasr_overall_rating] Truth is a gutsy movie and not in a good way. Writer/director James Vanderbilt amazingly asks us to sympathize with people who created their own downfalls, with his source

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‘Amy’ review: Asif Kapadia re-introduces Amy Winehouse

[yasr_overall_rating] Amy Winehouse remains one of music’s most tragic figures. As a member of the morbid ’27 club,’ she was a star that burned hot and collapsed far too soon.

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‘Spotlight’ review: Michael Keaton, Mark Ruffalo and Rachel McAdams give exciting journalism lessons

[yasr_overall_rating] Journalism is a tough job, but someone has to tell the stories of the voiceless. In Boston, there was a growing group of voiceless people starting to talk. When

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‘Steve Jobs’ Review: Capturing the Mystical Essence of the Man

In one of the final shots of Steve Jobs after another fight between the two Steves, Jobs (Michael Fassbender) and Wozniak (or Woz, played by Seth Rogen), it seemed like

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Paolo Sorrentino’s ‘Youth’ review: Michael Caine finds beauty in ageing

[yasr_overall_rating] After creating the most beautiful film in years with The Great Beauty and winning an Oscar for it, Italian director Paolo Sorrentino is back and sacrificed none of his

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‘The Diary of a Teenage Girl’ review: Bel Powley creates unforgettable portrait

[yasr_overall_rating] Coming of age movies are so common that they have to do everything right in order to be memorable. While Marielle Heller’s directing and writing debut The Diary of

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‘Brooklyn’ review: Saoirse Ronan becomes a true star in new spin on immigrant tale

[yasr_overall_rating] The story of immigrants has been a staple of the cinema for as long as it has existed, since so many filmmakers themselves have been touched by the experience

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‘Suffragette’ review: Carey Mulligan saves historical drama on U.K. women’s suffrage

The women’s suffrage movement, both in the U.S. and the U.K., sounds ripe for a film drama and, finally, one is here. However, Sarah Gavron’s Suffragette, screened at the Savannah

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‘Meadowland’ review: Olivia Wilde, Luke Wilson stun in missing child drama

[yasr_overall_rating] Reed Morano, an experienced cinematographer, has picked an incredibly difficult subject for her first film as director. Meadowland, which was screened at the Savannah Film Festival and presented by

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‘Best of Enemies’ review: William F. Buckley Jr. and Gore Vidal change television

Political pundits yell at each other all the time on television today, but in 1968, the world of television was different. You could see people of two different political ideals

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