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What Happens When Paul Thomas Anderson Makes a Feel-Good Movie?

"Licorice Pizza" sees the director at his most nostalgic, looking back at his California youth with trademark fastidiousness — but also a gauzy sense of optimism

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“Last Night in Soho” Reminds Us That Pop Culture Is Not a Viable Persona

Edgar Wright's latest feature completes a trilogy of films that cast the director's obsession with nostalgia in a new light

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Denis Villeneuve’s Ambitious “Dune” Is Very Large and Very Empty

The scale resembles “Lawrence of Arabia” and “Star Wars,” but is there any substance underpinning it all?

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“No Time to Die” Is a Fitting Retirement Party for a Gen-X Icon

Daniel Craig confronts office politics, groveling associates and — yes — sinister foreign baddies in his final turn as 007

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"The Humans" Is the Horror Movie Thanksgiving Deserves

Two months after 9/11, in a claustrophobic Chinatown apartment, a family does what families do

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Tammy Faye, Tonya Harding and the Rise of Image Rehab Cinema

Hollywood loves a redemption story. But is it painting with too broad a brush?

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“The Card Counter” Is a Tense Second Act to Paul Schrader’s Doomsday Period

Humanity may be beyond salvation, but at least we've got a good spokesperson

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"The Green Knight" Is Really, Truly Not That Kind of Fantasy Movie

In lieu of hero-buildling and stylized violence, David Lowery's take on Arthurian legend invites you to soak in its vibes and chew the scenery

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Making Sense of the Many Father Figures of Paul Thomas Anderson

Fathers both real and surrogate play a prominent role throughout his films, though their relationship to his own remains mostly a mystery

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“In the Heights” Is a Blueprint for Saving the Musical. Will Anyone Take Heed?

After a decade of torturous singalongs, Jon M. Chu’s dazzling adaptation breathes new life into a storied American tradition

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“This Town” Proves That Romcoms Are a Dish Best Served Dark. Very, Very Dark.

David White's breakout indie hit asks a tricky question: Could you fall in love with someone who probably isn’t a murderer, but might be?

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Is This How It Ends for Roy Andersson?

In "About Endlessness," the 78-year-old director delivers something he hasn't for a long time: a glimmer of optimism