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BLOODY NOSE, EMPTY POCKETS

The Ross Brothers carefully construct an artificial environment, and let alcohol govern the flow

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THE KING OF STATEN ISLAND

Writer-comedian Pete Davidson is given the signature Apatow treatment and the jokes occur more organically than ever

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CAPONE

Josh Trank returns and hedges his bets on a signature Tom Hardy performance

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LIBERTÉ

Albert Serra pushes cinematic limits, but the results fall short of aspired subversion

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MUBI Review

EMA

Pablo Larraín couches conventionality in otherwise vibrant cinematic tricks

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Review

CAMINO SKIES

Fergus Grady and Noel Smyth’s polite travelogue fails both its setting and subjects

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NEVER RARELY SOMETIMES ALWAYS

Eliza Hittman’s startling empathetic feature is one of rigorous restraint, channeling its importance within the smallest gestures

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SYSTEM CRASHER

Combustible, if predictable, Nora Fingscheidt anchors her debut in one truly nerve-shredding child performance

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MUBI Review

THE WILD GOOSE LAKE

Diao Yi’nan tempers the surrealist violence of his latest neo-noir film with knotty and fascinating social undercurrents

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Essay

AGEING AT THE MOVIES: THE IRISHMAN, WELCOME TO MARWEN & THE MULE

Do the Old Guard of American filmmakers have anything left to say? More than most, it turns out