David Edelstein David Edelstein is a film critic for New York magazine and for NPR's Fresh Air, and an occasional commentator on film for CBS Sunday Morning.

'Citizenfour': A Paranoid Conspiracy Documentary About Edward Snowden

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'Birdman' Follows A Film Actor Frantic To Prove Himself Onstage

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In 'Whiplash,' A Young Drummer Plays Till He Bleeds

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'Gone Girl': A Gripping Film That's More Fun Than The Book

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British Coalminers Strike With A Gay Coalition In 'Pride,' A Crowd-Pleaser

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A Detective's 'Walk Among The Tombstones' Is Gripping But Unsatisfying

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In 'The Drop,' Mob Bosses Bully Sad Characters At A Bar In Brooklyn

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In A Brilliantly Disorienting Film, A Teenager Is 'Starred Up' To An Adult Prison

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In The Irish Film 'Calvary,' A Priest's Crisis Of Faith Is Weirdly Jokey

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Sailing Through Space With 'Guardians Of The Galaxy'? Hilarious

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Philip Seymour Hoffman Leaves Indelible Bond In 'Most Wanted Man'

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In A Remarkable Feat, 'Boyhood' Makes Time Visible

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In Charming Film 'Begin Again,' Music Can Save A Life

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In The Mood For Apocalypse? Skip 'Transformers,' See 'Snowpiercer'

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'Jersey Boys' And 'Venus In Fur' Are Just As Intense On Screen

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