Movie Reviews Reviews of new movies, classic and art films, foreign films, and popular movies. Featuring Bob Mondello, Kenneth Turan, David Edelstein, and Mark Jenkins.

Tense, Moody 'Golden Exits' Finds Drama In Everyday Gossip And Betrayal

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A soon-to-be-divorced couple looks for their runaway son (Matvey Novikov) in Loveless, a pitch-black Russian drama that earned an Oscar nomination for best foreign language film. Roadside Attractions hide caption

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A Missing Child, A Dying Marriage And A 'Loveless' Society

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Ticket Sales For Marvel's 'Black Panther' Are Superhero-Sized

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In Double Lover, Chloé (Marine Vacth) falls in love with her psychoanalyst Paul (Jeremie Reiner). As they get closer, Chloé starts to learn some insidious secrets about her lover. /Cohen Media Group hide caption

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Mythic 'Black Panther' Is A Momentous Event In Pop Culture History

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T'Challa/Black Panther (Chadwick Boseman) and Erik Killmonger (Michael B. Jordan) settle their differences, Wakanda style. Matt Kennedy/Marvel Studios hide caption

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'Black Panther' Is A Superhero Story You Haven't Seen Before — And It's Thrilling

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Clint Eastwood Celebrates Old-Fashioned Heroism In 'The 15:17 To Paris'

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Gary Oldman stars as Winston Churchill in the Oscar-nominated film Darkest Hour. Jack English/Focus Features hide caption

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Pop Culture Happy Hour: Gary Oldman Jowls It Up As Winston Churchill

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Beguiling And Brutal, 'On Body And Soul' Centers On A Slaughterhouse Romance

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Daniela Vega stars in A Fantastic Woman, the tale of a trans woman who finds herself under societal suspicion after the death of her boyfriend. Sony Pictures Classics hide caption

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'A Fantastic Woman' Is As Strong And Complicated As Its Star

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