Wednesday, May 24, 2017

What To Watch For After Cannes Film Festival

Rachel Martin talks with film critic Kenneth Turan about some of the movies to watch for coming out of this year's Cannes Film Festival.



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Friday, May 19, 2017

Danish Filmmaker Thomas Vinterberg Gets Deeply Personal In 'The Commune'

NPR movie critic Bob Mondello reviews The Commune, a Danish drama about a living arrangement that doesn't turn out the way its organizers expected.



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'Alien: Covenant' Mixes Blood And Guts With Existential Questions

Ridley Scott's new installment of the Aliens franchise is a face-grabbing prequel featuring two androids. Critic David Edelstein says that though plodding at times, Alien: Covenant does deliver.



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Thursday, May 18, 2017

In 'The Commune,' Where We Live Is Who We Are

Martha Sofie Wallstrøm Hansen in The Commune.

Director Thomas Vinterberg's The Commune isn't really about the entire group that grows up around a 1970s Copenhagen family. It's about the family itself, and how the way we live defines us.

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'Alien: Covenant' Continues To Mine Old Ground

Katherine Waterston as Daniels in Alien: Covenant.

While Alien: Covenant is better than Prometheus, the last franchise entry, it still lacks the basic elements that made Alien and Aliens so widely admired.

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