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Nov 16, 2018

A Look Back at the 2018 Indie Memphis Film Festival
The baritone Mariusz Kwiecien fell ill during Bizet's opera on Wednesday. His replacement, Alexander Birch Elliott, 32, made his Met debut.

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Nov 16, 2018

AFI FEST 2018: Mary Queen of Scots
The baritone Mariusz Kwiecien fell ill during Bizet's opera on Wednesday. His replacement, Alexander Birch Elliott, 32, made his Met debut.

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Nov 16, 2018

Florence Pugh, Michael Shannon Star in Deliberate, Fascinating The Little Drummer Girl
The baritone Mariusz Kwiecien fell ill during Bizet's opera on Wednesday. His replacement, Alexander Birch Elliott, 32, made his Met debut.

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Nov 16, 2018

William Goldman: 1931-2018
Anna Maria Dalí died four months after her brother, Salvador Dalí. This film is set during that period and is full of reminiscence.

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Nov 16, 2018

Green Book
The emotional testimony of the war photographer Paul Conroy dominates this heated and harrowing account of Marie Colvin's last weeks.

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Nov 16, 2018

Instant Family
The emotional testimony of the war photographer Paul Conroy dominates this heated and harrowing account of Marie Colvin's last weeks.

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Nov 16, 2018

At Eternity's Gate
The emotional testimony of the war photographer Paul Conroy dominates this heated and harrowing account of Marie Colvin's last weeks.

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Nov 16, 2018

The Last Race
The emotional testimony of the war photographer Paul Conroy dominates this heated and harrowing account of Marie Colvin's last weeks.

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Nov 16, 2018

Jinn
The emotional testimony of the war photographer Paul Conroy dominates this heated and harrowing account of Marie Colvin's last weeks.

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Nov 16, 2018

Cam
The emotional testimony of the war photographer Paul Conroy dominates this heated and harrowing account of Marie Colvin's last weeks.

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Nov 16, 2018

Jonathan
The emotional testimony of the war photographer Paul Conroy dominates this heated and harrowing account of Marie Colvin's last weeks.

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Nov 16, 2018

The Clovehitch Killer
The emotional testimony of the war photographer Paul Conroy dominates this heated and harrowing account of Marie Colvin's last weeks.

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Nov 16, 2018

Speed Kills
Favoring atmosphere over action, this slow-burning thriller follows the search for a serial killer in a Kentucky town.

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Nov 16, 2018

Mobile Homes
Anna Maria Dalí died four months after her brother, Salvador Dalí. This film is set during that period and is full of reminiscence.

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Nov 15, 2018

Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald
Andrew Roberts's "Churchill: Walking With Destiny" tells the full story of an extraordinary life.

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Nov 15, 2018

AFI Fest 2018: Bird Box
Andrew Roberts's "Churchill: Walking With Destiny" tells the full story of an extraordinary life.

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Nov 15, 2018

Sean Anders on the Real-Life Inspiration Behind Instant Family, Working with Mark Wahlberg and More
Andrew Roberts's "Churchill: Walking With Destiny" tells the full story of an extraordinary life.

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Nov 15, 2018

AFI Fest 2018: Breaking the Frame: A Conversation About Craft and Career
Andrew Roberts's "Churchill: Walking With Destiny" tells the full story of an extraordinary life.

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Nov 14, 2018

Shoah: Four Sisters
This one-man show, about the anxieties of impending fatherhood, makes a seductive case for seeing a comedian live in the age of Netflix.

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Nov 14, 2018

Jughead, J'Adore
Ate9, the choreographer Danielle Agami's company, performs with the Wilco drummer Glenn Kotche onstage, but he's not the center of attention.

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Nov 14, 2018

Great Cast Elevates Slow Escape at Dannemora
Ate9, the choreographer Danielle Agami's company, performs with the Wilco drummer Glenn Kotche onstage, but he's not the center of attention.

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Nov 14, 2018

Amazing Grace
Ate9, the choreographer Danielle Agami's company, performs with the Wilco drummer Glenn Kotche onstage, but he's not the center of attention.

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Nov 13, 2018

Creatively Nasty: Gillian Flynn on Widows and Sharp Objects
In Lauren Gunderson's issue play, Pascale Armand plays an insurance agent in a risky scenario.

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Nov 13, 2018

AFI Fest 2018: Michael Douglas and Alan Arkin in Netflix's The Kominsky Method
In Lauren Gunderson's issue play, Pascale Armand plays an insurance agent in a risky scenario.

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Nov 13, 2018

Bright Wall/Dark Room November 2018: An Essay on Ingmar Bergman's Hour of the Wolf by Ethan Warren
In Lauren Gunderson's issue play, Pascale Armand plays an insurance agent in a risky scenario.

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Nov 13, 2018

#341 November 13, 2018
Hear tracks by Ariana Grande, Cherry Glazerr, Bayonne, Julia Jacklin and others.

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Nov 12, 2018

Stan Lee: 1922-2018
"The Letter for the King," by the Dutch author Tonke Dragt, gets a new English edition 56 years after it first appeared. It's a straightforward story with buckets of charm on its side.

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Nov 12, 2018

AFI Fest 2018: On the Basis of Sex
The "Daredevil" star wears a superhero costume to work. But an encounter with Al Pacino persuaded him that a simpler garment can bring power, too.

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Nov 12, 2018

AFI Fest 2018: I Am the Night
The "Daredevil" star wears a superhero costume to work. But an encounter with Al Pacino persuaded him that a simpler garment can bring power, too.

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Nov 12, 2018

Widows
The "Daredevil" star wears a superhero costume to work. But an encounter with Al Pacino persuaded him that a simpler garment can bring power, too.

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Nov 09, 2018

Short Film: Sebastian by Sam Fragoso
"Their Children After Them," about youths in a fading industrial region, was a surprise winner, but it has already been picked up for U.S. publication.

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Nov 09, 2018

The Grinch
This documentary from Cameron Yates looks at Flynn McGarry, a young innovator in dining who tries to live up to his hype.

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Nov 09, 2018

Overlord
This documentary from Cameron Yates looks at Flynn McGarry, a young innovator in dining who tries to live up to his hype.

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Nov 09, 2018

Outlaw King
This documentary from Cameron Yates looks at Flynn McGarry, a young innovator in dining who tries to live up to his hype.

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Nov 09, 2018

The Long Dumb Road
This documentary from Cameron Yates looks at Flynn McGarry, a young innovator in dining who tries to live up to his hype.

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Nov 09, 2018

Chef Flynn
This documentary from Cameron Yates looks at Flynn McGarry, a young innovator in dining who tries to live up to his hype.

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Nov 09, 2018

The New Romantic
This documentary from Cameron Yates looks at Flynn McGarry, a young innovator in dining who tries to live up to his hype.

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Nov 09, 2018

El Angel
This documentary from Cameron Yates looks at Flynn McGarry, a young innovator in dining who tries to live up to his hype.

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Nov 09, 2018

Postcards from London
This documentary from Cameron Yates looks at Flynn McGarry, a young innovator in dining who tries to live up to his hype.

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Nov 08, 2018

There Is No Spoon: Watching The Matrix Trilogy in 2018
George Balanchine's early years presented the festival both with an embarrassment of riches and a problem: Could it convey the range and plenitude?

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Nov 08, 2018

Home Entertainment Consumer Guide: November 8, 2018
George Balanchine's early years presented the festival both with an embarrassment of riches and a problem: Could it convey the range and plenitude?

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Nov 08, 2018

The Ballad of Buster Scruggs
George Balanchine's early years presented the festival both with an embarrassment of riches and a problem: Could it convey the range and plenitude?

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Nov 07, 2018

Seventh Row Releases Fantastic E-Book on Lynne Ramsay's You Were Never Really Here
In a wide-ranging interview, Lincoln, who left the AMC zombie thriller on Sunday night, discusses his time on the series, controversial twists and why "The Walking Dead" is a story of hope.

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Nov 07, 2018

In the '90s, Batman was at its best in Mask of the Phantasm
In a wide-ranging interview, Lincoln, who left the AMC zombie thriller on Sunday night, discusses his time on the series, controversial twists and why "The Walking Dead" is a story of hope.

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Nov 07, 2018

The Girl in the Spider's Web
In a wide-ranging interview, Lincoln, who left the AMC zombie thriller on Sunday night, discusses his time on the series, controversial twists and why "The Walking Dead" is a story of hope.

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Nov 06, 2018

The Front Runner
She plays a complicated mother, and some male viewers can't seem to handle it: "They don't like seeing a woman who's out of line," she says.

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Nov 06, 2018

Short Films in Focus: Bartleby
She plays a complicated mother, and some male viewers can't seem to handle it: "They don't like seeing a woman who's out of line," she says.

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Nov 05, 2018

Red Dead Redemption 2 Weaves History of Western Genre into Gaming Masterpiece
"Suspiria" may be over the top. But, finally, here is a film that gets dance right.

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Nov 02, 2018

American Animals: Paul Dano on Wildlife
This new film by F.J. Ossang is a noir pastiche that aspires to a dreamlike state, but doesn't quite deliver.

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Nov 02, 2018

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Thumbnails is a roundup of brief excerpts to introduce you to articles from other websites that we found interesting and exciting. We provide links to the original sources for you to read in their entirety.—Chaz Ebert


1.  "CIFF 2018: 'The Hate U Give' and 'Widows' on the Red Carpet": My interviews with filmmakers Steve McQueen and George Tillman Jr., author Gillian Flynn and actors Viola Davis, Michelle Rodriguez and Amandla Stenberg at the Chicago International Film Festival, published at Indie Outlook.






"There's no question Tillman Jr.'s film would make an essential double bill with Carlos López Estrada's ‘Blindspotting,' another powerful illustration of modern-day prejudice amplified shamelessly by our president. ‘What I want to illuminate for audiences is the importance of having empathy instead of sympathy, of having understanding as well as the ability to listen to each another,' Tillman Jr. told me. ‘We must have the tough conversations provoked by this film, and I'm very excited for audiences to take it all in.' Among the most potent truths illuminated by ‘The Hate U Give' is the tendency for white people to mistake ‘color blindness' as a form of acceptance. Having been open about her own sexuality in recent years, Stenberg told me that the importanc

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Nov 02, 2018

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Nov 02, 2018

The Nutcracker and the Four Realms
Kailash Satyarthi, who shared the Nobel Peace Prize in 2014, does inspiring work. But this subject makes for a routine awareness documentary.

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Nov 02, 2018

Nobody's Fool
Kailash Satyarthi, who shared the Nobel Peace Prize in 2014, does inspiring work. But this subject makes for a routine awareness documentary.

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Nov 02, 2018

Boy Erased
Kailash Satyarthi, who shared the Nobel Peace Prize in 2014, does inspiring work. But this subject makes for a routine awareness documentary.

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Nov 02, 2018

A Private War
Kailash Satyarthi, who shared the Nobel Peace Prize in 2014, does inspiring work. But this subject makes for a routine awareness documentary.

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Nov 02, 2018

They'll Love Me When I'm Dead
Kailash Satyarthi, who shared the Nobel Peace Prize in 2014, does inspiring work. But this subject makes for a routine awareness documentary.

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Nov 02, 2018

Welcome to Mercy
Kailash Satyarthi, who shared the Nobel Peace Prize in 2014, does inspiring work. But this subject makes for a routine awareness documentary.

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Nov 02, 2018

Searching for Ingmar Bergman
Kailash Satyarthi, who shared the Nobel Peace Prize in 2014, does inspiring work. But this subject makes for a routine awareness documentary.

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Nov 01, 2018

The Unloved, Part 59: Quintet
The lineup also features work by Ifeoma Fafunwa and Tania El Khoury. The festival's director says that the global element is "important now more than ever."

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Nov 01, 2018

Starz's Outlander is as Immersive and Irresistible as Ever in Fourth Season
The lineup also features work by Ifeoma Fafunwa and Tania El Khoury. The festival's director says that the global element is "important now more than ever."

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Nov 01, 2018

War of the Words: Calum Worthy, Jackie Long, and Joseph Kahn on Bodied
The lineup also features work by Ifeoma Fafunwa and Tania El Khoury. The festival's director says that the global element is "important now more than ever."

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Nov 01, 2018

The Other Side of the Wind
The choreographer Kimberly Bartosik speaks about the "slow burn" of becoming a choreographer and the process behind her new work, "I hunger for you."

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Oct 31, 2018

Video: Ebertfest 2019 Passes On Sale November 1st
Jefferson Mays, a renowned Broadway shape-shifter, takes on more roles than he can count (including writer) in a new one-man "Christmas Carol"

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Oct 31, 2018

It Was All a Ridiculous Mistake!: Brian De Palma's Sisters Hits Blu-ray
The English National Opera's first-ever production of the Gershwin opera brings emotional depth to characters that can too easily become caricatures.

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Oct 31, 2018

Life During Wartime: Matthew Heineman on A Private War
The English National Opera's first-ever production of the Gershwin opera brings emotional depth to characters that can too easily become caricatures.

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Oct 31, 2018

Julia Roberts Stars in Fascinating Thriller Homecoming
In her first of six Perspectives series concerts at Carnegie Hall, the pianist showed what she was capable of beyond war-horse concertos.

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Oct 31, 2018

Bodied
In her first of six Perspectives series concerts at Carnegie Hall, the pianist showed what she was capable of beyond war-horse concertos.

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Oct 30, 2018

Thumbnails Special Edition: War of the Worlds
Before singing for Prince Harry and Meghan Markle, the London-based Kingdom Choir was largely unknown. Now the ensemble has an album out and is set to travel the world.

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Oct 30, 2018

Kevin Williamson's Tell Me a Story Will Put You to Sleep
Jaboukie Young-White laces his comedy with sharp social commentary, often drawn from his life as a queer person of color.

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Oct 30, 2018

Bohemian Rhapsody
Jaboukie Young-White laces his comedy with sharp social commentary, often drawn from his life as a queer person of color.

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Oct 30, 2018

Three Highlights from the 2018 New Orleans Film Festival
Jaboukie Young-White laces his comedy with sharp social commentary, often drawn from his life as a queer person of color.

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Oct 30, 2018

Choices Are Yours: Steven Yeun on Burning
Jaboukie Young-White laces his comedy with sharp social commentary, often drawn from his life as a queer person of color.

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Oct 30, 2018

#340 October 30, 2018
Miranda Lambert leads the female trio, whose third album, "Interstate Gospel," is timeless and harmony-laden.

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Oct 29, 2018

25 Underrated Horror Films For Halloween
On the 30th anniversary of "The Silence of the Lambs," Mark Harris assesses the state of the psychological thriller — and weighs in on five new ones.

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Oct 29, 2018

Silence That Says So Much: Joel Edgerton and Garrard Conley on "Boy Erased"
On the 30th anniversary of "The Silence of the Lambs," Mark Harris assesses the state of the psychological thriller — and weighs in on five new ones.

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Oct 29, 2018

Video Interview: Tilda Swinton, Luca Guadagnino, and Dakota Johnson on Suspiria
On the 30th anniversary of "The Silence of the Lambs," Mark Harris assesses the state of the psychological thriller — and weighs in on five new ones.

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Oct 26, 2018

Return to Terror: Why the Election of Jair Bolsonaro Would be a Disaster for Brazil
Luca Guadagnino's remake of "Suspiria" draws from the Golden Age of Italian Horror, a stylish and bloody bunch of films that continue to shape the genre.

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Oct 26, 2018

Missing Andrew: Ten Years Without a Dear Friend
Luca Guadagnino's remake of "Suspiria" draws from the Golden Age of Italian Horror, a stylish and bloody bunch of films that continue to shape the genre.

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Oct 26, 2018

Frozen in Time: Tyne Daly on A Bread Factory
The 2018-19 TV season features high numbers of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender characters, an annual report has found.

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Oct 26, 2018

Excellent Assassin's Creed Odyssey Reflects Long History of Swords and Sandals Epics
What started as an Instagram account has grown to a book club, a festival and now, a book, "Well-Read Black Girl: Finding Our Stories, Discovering Ourselves." And Ms. Edim is just getting started.

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Oct 26, 2018

Monrovia, Indiana
What started as an Instagram account has grown to a book club, a festival and now, a book, "Well-Read Black Girl: Finding Our Stories, Discovering Ourselves." And Ms. Edim is just getting started.

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Oct 26, 2018

Shirkers
What started as an Instagram account has grown to a book club, a festival and now, a book, "Well-Read Black Girl: Finding Our Stories, Discovering Ourselves." And Ms. Edim is just getting started.

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Oct 26, 2018

Burning
What started as an Instagram account has grown to a book club, a festival and now, a book, "Well-Read Black Girl: Finding Our Stories, Discovering Ourselves." And Ms. Edim is just getting started.

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Oct 26, 2018

Johnny English Strikes Again
What started as an Instagram account has grown to a book club, a festival and now, a book, "Well-Read Black Girl: Finding Our Stories, Discovering Ourselves." And Ms. Edim is just getting started.

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Oct 26, 2018

Hunter Killer
What started as an Instagram account has grown to a book club, a festival and now, a book, "Well-Read Black Girl: Finding Our Stories, Discovering Ourselves." And Ms. Edim is just getting started.

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Oct 26, 2018

1985
What started as an Instagram account has grown to a book club, a festival and now, a book, "Well-Read Black Girl: Finding Our Stories, Discovering Ourselves." And Ms. Edim is just getting started.

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Oct 26, 2018

Dovlatov
What started as an Instagram account has grown to a book club, a festival and now, a book, "Well-Read Black Girl: Finding Our Stories, Discovering Ourselves." And Ms. Edim is just getting started.

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Oct 26, 2018

Border
What started as an Instagram account has grown to a book club, a festival and now, a book, "Well-Read Black Girl: Finding Our Stories, Discovering Ourselves." And Ms. Edim is just getting started.

Roger Ebert Movie Reviews
Oct 25, 2018

Home Entertainment Consumer Guide: October 25, 2018
Kacey Musgraves took an LSD trip and returned with the concept for "Slow Burn," a song that set the tone for her genre-bending country album. Using FaceTime interviews, demos and doodles, we show you how the track came together.

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Oct 25, 2018

Suspiria
Kacey Musgraves took an LSD trip and returned with the concept for "Slow Burn," a song that set the tone for her genre-bending country album. Using FaceTime interviews, demos and doodles, we show you how the track came together.

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Oct 24, 2018

Little Tickles Wins the Roger Ebert Award at the 2018 Chicago International Film Festival
Mr. Cosby, convicted of sexual assault this year, has hired an unusual number of lawyers to defend him in his criminal case.

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Oct 24, 2018

Thumbnails Special Edition: National Disability Employment Awareness Month
The heroes of "DC's Legends of Tomorrow" return to stave off another threat. And the final season of "Rake" comes to Acorn TV.

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Oct 24, 2018

Channel Zero Returns with a Fourth Frightful Fable
Wires suspend the dancers, and our disbelief, in this premiere by Company Wang Ramirez.

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Oct 24, 2018

Life and Nothing More
Four decades after the John Carpenter original, the latest installment of "Halloween" earned $77.5 million to top this weekend's ticket sales.

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Oct 23, 2018

Captain of the Ship: Gerard Butler on Hunter Killer
For more than 60 years, Franco Trincale has sung about worker exploitation, social injustice and more, breaking beyond the Sicilian roots of the cantastorie.

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Oct 23, 2018

RIP Cinema: On James Dean's Disappearance and French New Wave Legacy
For more than 60 years, Franco Trincale has sung about worker exploitation, social injustice and more, breaking beyond the Sicilian roots of the cantastorie.

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Oct 22, 2018

Restoration of Horace Jenkins' African-American Romeo & Juliet to Premiere in New Orleans and DC
Most powerful men who've re-emerged after sexual misconduct claims haven't faced Louis C.K.-levels of scrutiny and debate. Here is how they've regained ground, and how some downfalls were more like payouts.

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Oct 22, 2018

CIFF 2018: Friedkin Uncut, The Great Buster
James Patterson offers movie reviews; John Sandford provides statistics on his use of profanities; Tana French promises readers something remarkable.

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Oct 22, 2018

Kiernan Shipka Casts Indelible Spell on Netflix's Chilling Adventures of Sabrina
James Patterson offers movie reviews; John Sandford provides statistics on his use of profanities; Tana French promises readers something remarkable.

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Oct 21, 2018

30 Minutes on: "A Star is Born" (1976)
The two former "American Idol" rivals will be in a limited-run show that opens in December at the Imperial Theater.

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