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‘Old Stone’ Turns a Controversial Chinese Medical Policy Into Neo-Noir

After a collision with a motorcyclist, a taxi driver’s lifesaving decision begins a dark descent.

 

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Warren Beatty’s New Film About Howard Hughes Is, Like Its Subject, Daffy and Odd

‘Rules Don’t Apply’ shines by not settling for mere nostalgia.

 

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Beset by Overly Minimalist Direction, ‘Loving’ Loses Its Emotional Heartbeat

The film’s approach to 1967’s court ruling on interracial marriage suffers from reluctant direction.

 

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‘Aquarius’ Builds a Stunning Story Out of a Subject Seattleites Are Familiar With

The Brazilian film finds a mid-60s writer battling for her historic building against developers.

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A Coming-of-Age Film, ‘Moonlight,’ Offers More the Longer You Give It

There are plenty of hit-and-miss moments, but it all adds up to an inspired end.

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Even Without Narration, ‘Do Not Resist’ Speaks Volumes on Police Militarization

The film trains its eye, and therefore rests its case, again and again, on stark juxtapositions.

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In ‘Certain Women,’ the Story’s Not the Point

This series of vignettes, set around wintry Livingston, Montana, is more about the tone than the tale.

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In ‘Denial,’ a Woman Must Prove the Holocaust Happened … In Court

While the film isn’t top-notch, the true story it tells couldn’t have come at a more appropriate time.

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Sundance hit ‘The Birth of a Nation’ Dramatizes the Nat Turner Slave Rebellion

Like D.W. Griffith’s landmark film, this will be remembered for unintended reasons.

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Disaster Biopic ‘Deepwater Horizon’ Turns Tragedy into Unholy Spectacle

The film is a fleet crowd-pleaser, but the thrills of the explosions should raise questions.

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The Ambivalent Seven

The remake of the ’60s Western classic is enjoyable but half-hearted.

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Now a Seattle Staple, the Local Sightings Festival Showcases the Spectrum of Northwest Film

Medieval mockumentary, a DIY gameshow, indigenous documentaries, moody sci-fi, and films about milk.

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