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Brad Pitt fires last shot in “Fury”

The film does boast some excellent performances, but by the second half, the script turns utterly preposterous.

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"Force majeure" film review: What would you do?

A stylish movie about a middle-class couple vacationing in the Alps with their childen, when something goes wrong to rock their relationships to the core.

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Two new films tackle race in depth

"The Evolution of Bert" is a labor of love, "Dear White People" is bold and challenging.

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"The Wanted 18" is a charmingly subversive human comedy

This highly creative documentary film about Palestine succeeds on many levels.

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"The Ballad of Jane Elkins," Texas slave woman hanged

A soliloquy in which African-American slave Jane comes back alive to go over the last few days before she used an ax to split open the head of slave Master Wisdom.

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Freedom of the press? "Kill the Messenger" in review

Kill the Messenger raises daunting questions about the role of the press in society. This passion play is a piece of our nation's recent and ongoing history.

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French New Wave classic flows back onto the screen

The late 1950s and early 1960s was a pivotal, heady, historic time for French cinema, as Nouvelle Vague or New Wave classics flowed onto the screen.

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The Revolution is coming to a theater near you: 1969 in review

One of the great things about the theater is that it can dramatize history, and the people who make it and shake it.

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Laughter through tears in Canada's "Rez Sisters"

First Nation women and one man give virtuoso performances in a play as true today as when written 28 years ago.

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Chicago International Film Festival celebrates 50th anniversary

The longest-running competitive film festival in America is celebrating its 50th anniversary this month.

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