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Ben Affleck as Nick Dunne in Gone Girl
October 7, 2014 - 6:11 PM ET
Stuart Klawans

The flesh-eating creature of Gone Girl is a rampaging composite of dollar signs.

Mosab Hassan Yousef (left) and Sheikh Hassan Yousef in The Green Prince
September 9, 2014 - 5:12 PM ET
Stuart Klawans

Nadav Schirman’s The Green Prince is a fact-free documentary about collaboration.

Scarlett Johansson as the title character in Luc Besson’s Lucy
August 12, 2014 - 6:44 PM ET
Stuart Klawans

How Scarlett Johansson learned to become aloof from her own seductiveness.

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.

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Sarah Polley and Michael Polley in Stories We Tell
July 29, 2014 - 7:05 PM ET
Akiva Gottlieb

In Stories We Tell, actor turned director Sarah Polley interrogates her past, revealing that our stories are our dearest form of property.

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.

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