Review: Breaking A Monster

The Broad Theater screens a documentary about a teen metal trio bucking the industry
It's not breaking news that the record industry is not what it was in its heyday. The music streaming freely to smartphones and computers across...

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Review: Ghostbusters

Paul Feig’s women-led reboot hushes the naysayers with breezy summer fun
How much trouble does a filmmaker stir up by rebooting a beloved film franchise in the internet age? In most cases, none. Batman, James Bond...

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Review: De Palma

Noah Baumbach and Jake Paltrow helm the filmmaker's compelling retrospective
There may be no more polarizing director in the history of movies than Brian De Palma. The writer- director's films have continually split viewers into equally...

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Review: The Innocents

A timeless story about faith, motherhood and trauma screens at the Prytania Theatre
The aftermath of World War II has provided the setting and subject matter for some of the most powerful films of the last few years, especially as...

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Review: Free State of Jones

Matthew McConaughey stars in the true story-inspired Civil War film
It is easy to assume that all essential stories from the American Civil War already have been told. Interest in the era was rekindled by...

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Special screenings and film festivals in New Orleans this summer

Avoid the multiplex – local theaters run a French film fest, Canadian flicks and more
It's summer, and that means blazing heat, barbecues and blockbuster movies. The summer movie season is replete with franchise films, sequels, comic book adaptations and...

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Review: King Jack

The impressive low-budget drama screens at Zeitgeist
The coming-of-age story may be the most wide-ranging of all film genres. Movies like Boyhood, Pan's Labyrinth and Y Tu Mama Tambien all fit the...

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Review: Dheepan

A trio escapes Sri Lankan civil war for French housing projects
Held in the South of France every spring, the Cannes Film Festival holds what is widely seen as the most prestigious film competition in the...

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Review: 91%: A Film About Guns in America

New Orleans-based filmmaker John Richie explores gun violence and background checks
Just about every documentary made to deliver a sociopolitical message winds up preaching to the converted. From abortion to economic inequality to gun control, hot-button...

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Review: Presenting Princess Shaw

A New Orleans singer finds fame through YouTube in Ido Haar’s documentary
There's nothing like a Cinderella story unfolding in your own backyard. Israeli filmmaker Ido Haar's documentary Presenting Princess Shaw tells the unlikely tale of New...

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Review: The Lobster

Yorgos Lanthimos’ absurd satire on the conventions of couplehood
Globalization pervades just about everything today, but when it reaches the absurdist black comedies of Greek filmmaker Yorgos Lanthimos, you know the world has changed....

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    TCM presents original Planet of the Apes today at Elmwood and Canal Place

    None of its sequels or remakes has come close to the 1968 film.
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    Elmwood Theater presents animated Batman: The Killing Joke tonight

    Film updates Alan Moore's best-selling graphic novel.
    • Jul 26, 2016
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