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Ivins bucked both geography and genealogy to become a leading voice of the liberal left for more than fifty years. Read more

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There’s a moment in this gender-flipped remake of a 2006 Danish drama when Julianne Moore unleashes all of her firepower, and I swear my heart actually stopped for a beat. Read more

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Shia LaBeouf risks becoming more famous for his offscreen adventures than his onscreen ones, but he's a genuinely soulful presence here. Read more

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In the very funny and surprisingly moving new film, Maron is a pawnshop owner in Birmingham, Alabama, who stumbles into a strange moneymaking opportunity. Read more

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The actor and comedian might be most famous for his podcast, "WTF," but his screen roles and stand-up are close seconds. Read more

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It doesn't bode well for "Spider-Man: Far From Home" that its Venice, Berlin, Prague, and London all feel like Busch Gardens in August, and Jake Gyllenhaal's Mysterio falls flat. Read more

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What if "Men in Black," but Morocco and Chris Hemsworth's torso? Read more

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Fellow Tolkien nerds, be forewarned: As a movie-going experience, this is surprisingly depressing. Read more

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Seth Rogen is an alt-weekly writer dating Charlize Theron? Who is secretary of state? Really. Read more

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The Aftermath's director, James Kent, lingers on every corny image: Rachel playing piano in the blue light of dusk, Stephen splitting logs in a cable-knit sweater. Read more

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Halldóra Geirharðsdóttir plays Halla, a community choir director who moonlights as a badass eco-activist and saboteur. Read more

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Joe Penna's film opens locally on Friday, Feb. 22 Read more

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The Cannes Jury Prize-Winner opens locally on Friday, Feb. 15. Read more

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The Laurel & Hardy biopic starring Steve Coogan and John C. Reilly opens locally on Friday, Jan. 25. Read more

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Karyn Kusama's brutal crime drama opens at Alamo Drafthouse in Raleigh on Friday, Jan. 18. Read more

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It's a sign of the changing times that one of our favorite films of the year barely made it to the big screen at all. Read more

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The title refers to The Negro Motorist Green Book, a guide for African-American travelers published in the days of segregation and sundown laws. Read more

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The Ballad of Buster Scruggs premieres in select theaters and on Netflix this Friday, Nov. 16. Read more

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We don't see a lot of indie sci-fi on the big screen here, but this one, featuring Jay Duplass, is landing in Cary. Read more

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In her first big dramatic role, comic actor Melissa McCarthy makes the most of a muddled characterization of a real-life literary forger. Read more

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