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Searching for Mr. Rugoff

In the documentary “Searching for Mr. Rugoff,” filmmaker Ira Deutchman offers a compelling biographical portrait of a highly influential New York movie theater owner and independent film distributor that is, by extension, a study of

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What to Expect from ‘Where the Crawdads Sing’

We break down all you need to know about the adaptation of Delia Owens’ beloved novel.

Wildland

As the old saying goes, don’t look a gift horse in the mouth. And, when 17-year-old recently orphaned Ida (Sandra Guldberg Kampp) is sent to live with what seems to be a loving cluster of

David Squires on… Bob Odenkirk in Nobody (UK edition)

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Take a first look at Florence Pugh in period piece The Wonder

The crowd-pleasing success of Black Widow has further cemented Florence Pugh’s reputation as one of her generation’s preeminent movie stars, a wave that many have been on since she first wowed in Lady Macbeth back

Misha and the Wolves

“Wow. This was quite a story.” So deadpans Joni Soffron, co-founder of a wolf sanctuary in Ipswich, Massachusetts, on what she felt when she first heard Misha Defonseca’s extraordinary tale of finding protection in a

Free Guy

Shawn Levy’s high-concept action romp Free Guy cleaves neatly into two halves. One where Ryan Reynolds plays Guy, a peppy, blue-shirted bank employee who discovers he is a non-player character (NPC) in an open-world shooter

Reservation Dogs is an authentic and witty Native American comedy

In recent years, more and more directors have taken it upon themselves to make our white-washed television screens more culturally and ethnically diverse. In 2018, Tanya Saracho brought us Vida, depicting the lives of the

The Macaluso Sisters

Emma Dante’s “The Macaluso Sisters” opens on a playful note. Five sisters of various ages are running around their rooftop apartment in Palermo, Sicily, before their first customer of the day. The orphaned girls make

We Do What We Can to Endure: On Memory and Time in David Lowery’s Films

Have you ever noticed there’s no telling when David Lowery’s movies take place? Sure, there’s the occasional hint: a sleek Texas cityscape, a date on a newspaper. But they’re very rarely front and center. And