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Nightcrawler

A perfect engine of corrosive satire, this drama follows the adventures of an amoral cameraman to its logical and unsettling end.

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Horns

There are some clever ideas in the script from Keith Bunin, based on the novel by Joe Hill, but they get mixed up in some…

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Ballad of Narayama

"The Ballad of Narayama" is a Japanese film of great beauty and elegant artifice, telling a story of startling cruelty. What a space it opens…

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Monsieur Hire

Patrice Leconte's "Monsieur Hire" is a tragedy about loneliness and erotomania, told about two solitary people who have nothing else in common. It involves a…

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Reverse Shot's Halloween programming; Rise of the VHS collector; Top 10 favorite witches; Bob Gale on Spielberg; Apple CEO is proud to be gay.

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Life Itself

Three Chicago Docs Eligible for Oscar Shortlist

Three acclaimed Chicago documentaries—"Life Itself," "Red Army," "Finding Vivian Maier"—are eligible for the Oscar shortlist.

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David Lowery on "Force Majeure"; Rick Perlstein on "Life Itself"; Jacqueline Keeler responds to Matthew McConaughey; Beatrice Welles on "The Other Side of the Wind"; Brandy Burre on "Actress."

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Interviews

Video Interviews: Jake Gyllenhaal & Rene Russo on "Nightcrawler"

An interview with the stars of "Nightcrawler," Jake Gyllenhaal & Rene Russo.

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"Life Itself" Named Best Documentary at American Film Festival in Poland

"Life Itself" wins Best Documentary prize at the 5th American Film Festival in Wrocław, Poland.

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Boone and Henderson on "Dear White People"; Brody on "Birdman"; Serpico on the NYPD; Sragow on film criticism; Uhlich on "Citizenfour" and "Nightcrawler."

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Balder and Dash

Book Excerpt: The Ultimate Woody Allen Film Companion by Jason Bailey

An excerpt from The Ultimate Woody Allen Film Companion by Jason Bailey.

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Ceilings Roughly 25 Feet High: Jason Schwartzman on “Listen Up Philip”

An interview with Jason Schwartzman, star of "Listen Up Philip."

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Facebook's unsung laborers; "Mulholland Drive" is a great horror film; Felicia Day on GamerGate; Extra faces penalty for revealing Batman spoiler; Samuel Fuller's daughter makes documentary.

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Demanders

More Than a Superstar: “Mr. Dynamite: The Rise of James Brown”

A review of Alex Gibney's "Mr. Dynamite: The Rise of James Brown," airing on HBO on Monday, October 27.

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"Life Itself" Nominated for Best Documentary by the Gotham Awards

"Life Itself" is nominated by the 2014 Gotham Independent Film Awards for Best Documentary.

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Demanders

Home Entertainment Consumer Guide: October 23, 2014

The latest Home Entertainment Consumer Guide, including the best of new releases on Netflix and Blu-ray, including Criterion releases of "Ali: Fear Eats the Soul," "My Darling Clementine" and "The Vanishing".