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.

Long-Term Devastation Springs From A Hasty Judgment Call In 'A War'

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'Deadpool' Gleefully Lampoons The Marvel Universe

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Coen Brothers Spoof Old Hollywood, With Mixed Results, In 'Hail, Caesar!'

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Gay teens Maalik (Curtiss Cook, Jr.) and Naz (Kerwin Johnson, Jr.) face rejection by their family and community, as well as suspicion from authorities, in Naz & Maalik. Wolfe Video hide caption

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Young African-American Muslims Share A Hidden Love In 'Naz & Maalik'

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The Fog Of War Collides With The Fog Of Michael Bay In '13 Hours'

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Animation Pairs With Soul-Crushing Isolation In 'Anomalisa'

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The drama Room tells the story of a boy and his mother (played by Jacob Tremblay and Brie Larson) who are being held captive in a windowless room. Caitlin Cronenberg/Courtesy of A24 hide caption

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Film Critic David Edelstein Says 2015 Offered An 'Embarrassment Of Riches'

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Rekindling The Spirit Of A Galaxy Far, Far Away In 'Star Wars: The Force Awakens'

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'The Big Short' Puts A Suspenseful, Comic Spin On The 2008 Financial Meltdown

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Spike Lee Pits Sex Against Guns In A Powerful Message Movie

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High Glamour Infuses A Forbidden Love Affair In 'Carol'

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'Mockingjay — Part 2' Ends The 'Hunger Games' Series With A Potent Anti-War Message

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Old And New Worlds Collide In An Unpredictable, Lovely 'Brooklyn'

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Michael Keaton, Liev Schreiber, Mark Ruffalo, Rachel McAdams, John Slattery and Brian D'Arcy James are members of the Boston Globe investigation team that uncovers a sex-abuse scandal involving the Catholic Church in the film, Spotlight. Kerry Hayes/Open Road Films hide caption

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All-Star 'Spotlight' Cast Creates A Riveting Movie About Investigative Journalism

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Black Comedy 'Crisis' Is Marred By A Hollywood Ending

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