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Blue Tang Clan

Maybe you heard rumors about a human lesbian couple turning up in Pixar’s Finding Dory. I was prepared to ignore the issue, but it...

Cry Wolfe

Genius is a movie about Thomas Wolfe. I don’t mean the 1960s journalist who coined the term “radical chic.” That writer became known as...

Film Shorts

OPENING Dheepan (R) The winner of the Golden Palm at last year’s Cannes Film Festival, Jacques Audiard’s thriller stars Jesuthasan Antonythasan as a Sri Lankan...

Presto!

Back in 2013, Now You See Me was seen by audiences as a nice surprise and by critics as largely flashy but empty sleight...

Tour de Francia

Do I really need to say at this point that American movies have failed Latino audiences? Well, yes, actually. After all, what may be...

Film Shorts

OPENING How to Let Go of the World and Love All the Things Climate Can’t Change (NR) Josh Fox (Gasland) directs this documentary about activists...

All the Single People

However much is wrong with American capitalism, it could be worse. Just look at Greece, where mismanagement has led to mass unemployment, falling income,...

Death Pool

Maybe you saw I Am Love, the 2010 romantic tragedy that introduced many Americans to the Sicilian filmmaker Luca Guadagnino. His follow-up feature is...

Film Shorts

OPENING Alice Through the Looking Glass (PG) Tim Burton has been replaced as director, but this Disney-meets-Lewis Carroll adaptation remains loud, incoherent, garish, and stubbornly...

Suddenly Susan

I come to you this week as a Whit Stillman fan. There may not be that many of us, but our passion for his...