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.
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Emma Stone and Ryan Gosling dance in the musical, La La Land, critic David Edelstein's pick for the best film of the year. Summit Entertainment hide caption

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In 'An Excellent Year' For Film, Critic David Edelstein Shares His 12 Favorites

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'Rogue One' Wows With Fresh Special Effects And A Multinational Cast

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Fantastically Stylized 'La La Land' Is A Musical Tour-De-Force

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'Jackie' Captures The Brittle Sadness Of A First Lady In Mourning

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Bleak, Mournful 'Manchester By The Sea' Packs An Emotional Punch

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Sci-Fi Saga 'Arrival' Asks: Can Humans Learn To Speak The Language Of Aliens?

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Mel Gibson Pours Fever And Passion Into Every Frame Of 'Hacksaw Ridge'

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Lush And Romantic 'Handmaiden' Is The Year's Most Irresistible Love Story

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Tower director Keith Maitland filmed real actors, then he laid animation over them. Kino Lorber hide caption

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Documentary Offers A Wrenching Look At America's First Modern Gun Massacre

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'Birth Of A Nation' Conforms To Hollywood's Standard Revenge Template

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'American Honey' Trains Its Lens On Traveling Magazine Crews

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It's Hard to Tell Who's Shooting Whom In 'The Magnificent Seven'

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Oliver Stone Puts A Melodramatic Spin On 'Snowden' And The Surveillance State

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In Sully, Tom Hanks plays Chesley "Sully" Sullenberger, the airplane captain whose unprecedented landing on the Hudson River on Jan. 15, 2009, saved the lives of 155 passengers. Courtesy of Warner Bros. Picture hide caption

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An Unforgettable 208-Second Flight Creates A Bureaucratic Frenzy In 'Sully'

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When Barack Met Michelle: 'Southside With You' Recreates The Obamas' First Date

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