Film

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As a Film, Barack and Michelle’s First Date Suffers From Its Foretold Fate

‘Southside With You’ is an interesting, but not necessarily compelling, take on the biopic form.

 

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Herzog Logs On in ‘Lo and Behold,’ a Philosophical Treatise on the Internet Age

One of his many stops in the film is an Internet-addiction rehab center here in Washington.

 

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Refreshingly, ‘Our Little Sister’ Does Drama Without Villains

In this film, everybody’s basically all right.

 

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‘Don’t Think Twice’ Examines the Tensions and Trials of Making It in Improv

Honest but not maudlin, this movie has a few hard feelings and one thrown punch.

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Bad Moms Is Bad

This year has seen a slew of great femme-driven comedies, but this isn’t one.

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In ‘Café Society,’ Woody Allen Can’t Find a Pulse

With his pretty new film, the director delivers some sharp jokes, but never gets into a groove.

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Viggo Mortensen Gets Comfortable in ‘Captain Fantastic’

But the Matt Ross film still manages to chafe some.

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Finding the Good in Bad Movies

It’s about the crowd, not the quality, at Seattle’s bad-movie screenings.

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Visually and Sonically, ‘The Fits’ Is a Wonderfully Weird Debut

After a misfit 11-year-old joins a dance team, her peers succumb to mysterious seizures.

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The BFG’s CGI Is a Test Case for Digital Moviemaking Exhaustion

There’s a warm heart under the digital exterior, one that makes us long for rubber sharks.

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Northwest Film Forum Becomes a One-Stop Shop for the Beginning Filmmaker

The Capitol Hill nonprofit just added a new class that will put your dream on the screen.

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‘De Palma’ Is an Uncritical but Robust Look at a Filmmaking Great

The film underscores De Palma’s keen, sometimes lurid grasp of what cinema is.

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