Clara Furey in a scene from The Forbidden Room.
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October 8, 2015 Guy Maddin's latest is a patchwork of pastiches that ages and modifies film to emulate eras, styles and tropes to examine the oddities of the mind.
Director Jafar Panahi drives a yellow taxi cab through Tehran and interviews the diverse passengers he picks up in a single day.
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October 1, 2015 Iranian filmmaker Jafar Panahi has continued to make films since being officially barred from doing so. His latest finds him driving a cab, picking up passengers.
John Wood is the surprising subject of a stranger-than-fiction story documented in Finders Keepers.
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September 24, 2015 A new documentary follows the story of two men arguing over ownership of a foot long separated from its owner.
Johnny Depp plays James "Whitey" Bulger, a notorious gangster who collaborated with the FBI to take down a rival Mafia family.
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September 18, 2015 Johnny Depp and Emily Blunt lead two new gangster epics that feature extreme violence bumping up against both ethical and unethical law enforcement.
Susanne Wuest plays a mother who has returned home to her children after reconstructive surgery in Goodnight Mommy.
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September 10, 2015 The new thriller Goodnight Mommy follows a child's simple what-if question to horrific lengths.
Ingrid (Ellen Dorrit Petersen) copes with her recent loss of vision in Eskil Vogt's Blind.
September 4, 2015 The story of a blind woman who confines herself to her Oslo apartment explores surprising connections between characters within a deftly constructed narrative.
Zac Efron as Cole in We Are Your Friends.
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August 27, 2015 Zac Efron is little more than a good-looking void in this story of dance music in the San Fernando Valley, but the film is intermittently engaging as a medley of themes and genres.
Darwan (Ben Kingsley) and Wendy (Patricia Clarkson) in Learning to Drive.
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August 20, 2015 A charming performance from Patricia Clarkson can't overcome the conventional notes of a story about a privileged woman and a struggling immigrant.
Brooke (Greta Gerwig) takes Tracy (Lola Kirke) under her wing in Mistress America.
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August 13, 2015 The latest film from Noah Baumbach and Greta Gerwig is a jumbled tale of a college student and her future stepsister.
Jesse Eisenberg (left) plays journalist David Lipsky and Jason Segel plays David Foster Wallace in The End of the Tour.
July 31, 2015 The movie, which draws from journalist David Lipsky's interviews with Wallace in 1996, offers an intriguing (if not altogether convincing) portrait of the Infinite Jest author.
A scene from A Gay Girl in Damascus.
July 24, 2015 A new documentary looks at a blog ostensibly written by a Syrian woman that turned out to have an entirely different origin story.
A scene from Joshua Oppenheimer's documentary The Look of Silence.
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July 16, 2015 The documentary The Act Of Killing looked at a brutal slaughter through the lens of action films. Joshua Oppenheimer's follow-up, The Look Of Silence, is just as powerful and more subtle.
Madeline (Natalie Martinez) and daughter Anna (Jaynee-Lynne Kinchen) with Young Damian/Edward (Ryan Reynolds) in Self/less.
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July 9, 2015 Self/less is a dull rumination on familiar themes about body-swapping and life-swapping, exploring none of the actually provocative questions it raises.
Jose Manuel Mireles Valverde, spokesman for the Autodefensas, a militia organized against the Knights Templar mob.
July 3, 2015 A new documentary tells a riveting story of the way power and violence intersect along the Arizona border and in embattled Michoacan, Mexico.
Josh Hutcherson and Benecio Del Toro in Escobar: Paradise Lost.
June 25, 2015 Loosely inspired by actual events, this story of cocaine baron Pablo Escobar and the young man in love with his beloved niece benefits from the powerful presence of Benicio del Toro.
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