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The Many Partners of Fred Astaire.
Paul Thomas Anderson’s The Master.
The story behind the municipal bankruptcy of Stockton, CA, illustrated.
King Lear on the big screen.
Luca Guadagnino’s I Am Love.
Alan Stone review Jacques Audiard's A Prophet.
Alan Stone reviews Michael Haneke's The White Ribbon.
Alan Stone reviews the Coen Brothers' A Serious Man.
Stranger than Fiction is an unexpectedly delightful film that brings whimsy and grown-up humor back to the movies.
André Téchiné's Changing Times.
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