Breakups in the Age of Selfish
Sarah Polley's "Take This Waltz" asks the most from us—which makes it one of the best films of the decade.
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Quality of Tradition: Éric Rohmer’s "The Marquise of O"

Éric Rohmer’s remarkable adaptation of Kleist opens with wry distance followed by a jarring plunge into chaos.
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Stop Making Sense: Pen-ek Ratanaruang’s "Last Life in the Universe"

How, precisely, this Thai art-house hit admits that some things cannot be explained.
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"A Commercial Piece of Shit": Madonna on Film

A retrospective of films starring Madonna provides an opportunity to consider the icon as an actress.
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Weekly Rushes. "Olli Mäki," Ingrid Bergman's Home Movies, Trailers Galore, Scott Walker's Score

This week’s essential news, articles, sounds, videos and more from the film world.
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Video Essay. The Sound of Horses: Two John Ford Westerns

A new video essay explores the exceptional soundtracks of two classic Westerns, "Stagecoach" and "My Darling Clementine."
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"I Want to Look into a Story They Told Me": Two Films in Search of One Thing That Find Something Else

A powerful documentary approach can be found in "Kate Plays Christine" and "The Wind Knows That I'm Coming Back Home."
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VIFF 2016. Lineup

New films announced for the Vancouver International Film Festival, including the Future//Present section of emerging Canadian independents.
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The Sound of Strange(r) Things

The pre-1980s influencers and inspirations to Kyle Dixon and Michael Stein's score for "Stranger Things."
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"Mauvaise Graine": Billy Wilder's Swift and Satisfying Directorial Debut

Billy Wilder and his team were “doing nouvelle vague a quarter of a century before they invented a fancy name for it.”
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Movie Poster of the Week: Tony Richardson’s “A Taste of Honey”

A wild variety of international posters for one of the great British films of the 1960s.
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Connections in Invisible Ink: A Look Back at Locarno 69

Exploring the international competition of the Locarno Film Festival.
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The Forgotten: Henri Decoin's "Strangers in the House" (1942)

An alcoholic lawyer struggles to save his prospective son-in-law from the guillotine in Henri Decoin's Georges Simenon adaptation.