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Denzel Washington in Devil in a Blue Dress (1995).
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California Schemin’

A trio of neglected neo-noir films reveal the dark side of the California dream.

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Four Films That Shaped a Critic

These diverse films, from directors of different nationalities, offer important lessons on the why and how of film and filmmaking.

Filmmaker Quentin Tarantino.
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CINÉMA VÉRITÉ

A Film Critic Takes Direction

Connecting with an idol summons the early ecstasy of falling in love with movies.

Erich von Stroheim and Miss DuPont in Foolish Wives (1922). A restored version of this masterpiece will premiere at this year’s San Francisco Silent Film Festival.
SAN FRANCISCO SILENT FILM FESTIVAL
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Hollywood’s First Million-Dollar Movie

A new restoration of Erich von Stroheim’s Foolish Wives reveals the extravagance of his imagination.

Harrison Ford and a CGI-created Buck in the forthcoming The Call of the Wild.
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Jack London’s Return to the Screen

Forthcoming adaptations of The Call of the Wild and Martin Eden promise to stay true to Jack London’s characters—and his life.

The cast of The L Word: Generation Q is more young and diverse than that of the original series, The L Word.
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"The L Word" Gets Woke

After a 10-year hiatus, The L Word returns to reflect a changed world.

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The Never-Ending Content Stream

The peril—and promise—of too many movies, sports events, and television programs to watch.

Harrison Ford as Rick Decker in the 1982 film Blade Runner.
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‘Blade Runner’ and Los Angeles, Then and Now

The iconic film’s futuristic vision of life in 2019 is already in the past.

In The Last Black Man in San Francisco, Montgomery (Jonathan Majors, left) and Jimmie (Jimmie Fails) are best friends who squat in Jimmie’s former family home and set out to restore it to grandeur.
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‘The Last Black Man in San Francisco’ Will Make You Cry

The Last Black Man in San Francisco wrests lyrical beauty from a tale of gentrification, economic inequality, and homesickness.

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