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Andrew Garfield portrays Dennis Nash, a man charged with carrying out evictions, in 99 Homes. Broad Green Pictures hide caption

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'99 Homes': A Morality Play Built On Foreclosures And Evictions

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Movie Review: 'The Black Panthers' Documentary

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'Sicario' Offers A Stupendous, Morally Chaotic Dive Into The Drug Wars

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'Black Mass,' Starring Johnny Depp, Leads Off Fall Movie Season

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Alison Brie and Jason Sudeikis are serial cheaters who meet up years after having a one-night stand in Sleeping with Other People. Linda Kallerus/IFC Films hide caption

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'Sleeping With Other People': A Romantic Comedy That Breaks With Convention

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'Meet The Patels' Makes You Think And Laugh, Critic Says

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Feng Wanyu (Gong Li) has an intense desire to see her husband again, but an utter inability to recognize him when she does. Courtesy of Sony Pictures Classics hide caption

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'Coming Home' To Heartache And Hope

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In Steve Jobs: The Man in the Machine, director Alex Gibney turns a critical lens on the Apple co-founder and his products. Courtesy of Magnolia Pictures hide caption

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