Film

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‘Fifty Shades Darker’ is still deeply upsetting.

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‘Elle,’ at its core, is a suspense-thriller, but in a convoluted way. Director Paul Verhoeven paces the movie slowly, but leads up to critical moments extremely effectively.

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Like with ‘Moonlight,’ Jenkins prioritizes the personal over the political.

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Mills understands how integral music is to defining a world, that music is one of the strongest world-building tools filmmakers have, something unavailable in the same capacity to other storytellers. And thus he creates one of the most sharply real period-pieces of recent memory.

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Anybody who has been to the movies in the last decade has seen this teen-angst-character-drama-romance before.

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It can’t seem to choose between being a reboot or a sequel.

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The film hardly means whatever it claims — it’s too complex to merely equate sexual repression and political violence.

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The 2016 Sundance Short Films, sponsored by YouTube Red, all pack a sizeable punch equal to a full length movie.

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From its opening scenes, the strengths of “Beware the Slenderman” become apparent. It also becomes immediately clear what the pitfalls of the project are.

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No matter its prospective audience, no matter its intentions, “Resident Evil: The Final Chapter” fails utterly.