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Ellar Coltrane, age 7, in Boyhood
July 15, 2014 - 6:09 PM ET
Stuart Klawans

Richard Linklater’s Boyhood is as modest and patient an act of daredevilry as has ever been achieved on film.

Gus (Ansel Elgort) and Hazel (Shailene Woodley) in The Fault in Our Stars
June 17, 2014 - 8:04 PM ET
Stuart Klawans

A new batch of teen films deliver their blows and soften them in a single gesture.

Agata Trzebuchowska (left) and Agata Kulesza in Ida
May 6, 2014 - 6:51 PM ET
Stuart Klawans

Catholic Innocence meets Jewish Experience after the Holocaust in Pawel Pawlikowski’s Ida.

Sophie Kennedy Clark and Stacy Martin (right) in Nymphomaniac: Volume I
April 8, 2014 - 6:29 PM ET
Stuart Klawans

Nymphomaniac is Lars von Trier’s latest ode to titillation and traps.

Tony Revolori as Zero and Léa Seydoux as Clotilde in The Grand Budapest Hotel
March 11, 2014 - 6:23 PM ET
Stuart Klawans

Wes Anderson’s The Grand Budapest Hotel, Jiri Menzel’s I Served the King of England, Rithy Panh’s The Missing Picture

On Film

On Film

Harrison Ford
April 11, 2014 - 4:19 PM ET
Brentin Mock

In Showtime’s powerful new documentary, Years of Living Dangerously, will the West’s rapacious consumption habits be let off the hook?

April 9, 2014 - 12:16 PM ET
Tim Barker

The new film turns decades of organized struggle into the inspiring tale of one man.

February 6, 2014 - 12:15 PM ET
Greg Mitchell

What did the critics have to say in 1979? 

Clarke Peters as Albert Lambreaux playing the tambourine in Treme
January 7, 2014 - 5:48 PM ET
Akiva Gottlieb

Treme is an understated and deeply melancholic patchwork of American stubbornness.

October 13, 2013 - 10:02 AM ET
Greg Mitchell

A feminist-humanist movie, now Saudi Arabia's entry for the Foreign Language Academy Awards

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