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2017

December
The Breadwinner (****)
Coco (**)
New on Netflix & DVD: December 2017

Capsules of The Young Victoria (** 1/2), Full Metal Jacket (****)The Mafia Kills Only in Summer (***),
Au Hasard Balthazar (****), The Circus (****), Citizen Ruth (*** 1/2), Election (*** 1/2),
About Schmidt (*** 1/2), The Rules of the Game (****), The Discreet Charm of the Bourgeoisie (****),
and Laura (****)

November
Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri (***)
Lady Bird (****)
Last Flag Flying (***)
The Divine Order (***)
The Square (**)
The Killing of a Sacred Deer (*** 1/2)
The Meyerowitz Stories (*** 1/2)
Wonderstruck (** 1/2)
New on Netflix & DVD: November 2017

Capsules of Michael Clayton (***), The Best Years of Our Lives (***)Blood Simple (*** 1/2),
The Lady Vanishes (*** 1/2), Pariah (*** 1/2), and Beau Travail (****)

October
53rd Chicago International Film Festival: Part II

Capsules of Hannah (****), Bitter Flowers (*** 1/2)Golden Years (****),
Liquid Truth (*** 1/2), Wind Traces (**), A Man of Integrity (****), and La Familia (** 1/2)

53rd Chicago International Film Festival: Part I

Capsules of A Ciambra (*** 1/2), The Other Side of Hope (****)The Confession (*** 1/2),
The Line (***), Birds Are Singing in Kigali (*** 1/2), Sicilian Ghost Story (*** 1/2),
and Let the Sunshine In (*** 1/2)

mother! (**)
Columbus (** 1/2)

September
New on Netflix & DVD: October 2017

Capsules of Before Midnight (*** 1/2), Eyes Wide Shut (***)Boogie Nights (****),
Incendies (*** 1/2), Force Majeure (*** 1/2), The Class (*** 1/2), Safe (****), and Dogtooth (*** 1/2)

Carol (reevaluation) (****)
The Tree of Life (reevaluation) (**)
The Revenant (reevaluation) (* 1/2)
Good Time (**)
Wind River (*)
Ingrid Goes West (** 1/2)
The Little Hours (***)

August
New on Netflix: September 2017

Capsules of Graduation (*** 1/2), Carol (****)Gone Baby Gone (** 1/2),
The Squid and the Whale (*** 1/2), Requiem for a Dream (*** 1/2),
Amores Perros (*** 1/2), Gangs of New York (***), and Dead Poets Society (**)

Lady Macbeth (****)
Maudie (*** 1/2)
Dunkirk (***)

July
Baby Driver (**)
The Big Sick (** 1/2)
The Beguiled (****)
Beatriz at Dinner (***)

June
My Cousin Rachel (* 1/2)
A Ghost Story (****)
Obit (***)

May
A Quiet Passion (****)
The Lovers (**)
The Salesman (** 1/2)
The Lost City of Z (0)

April
Graduation (*** 1/2)
Their Finest (**)
Your Name (***)
Broken Blossoms (***)

March
Lust, Caution (****)
Beauty and the Beast (2017) (* 1/2)
A United Kingdom (**)
Land of Mine (***)

February
The Red Turtle (*** 1/2)
Toni Erdmann (*)
Julieta (** 1/2)
Things to Come (** 1/2)
Paterson (*** 1/2)

January
Elle (***)
The Founder (***)
Lion (***)
Jackie (** 1/2)
Hodgepodge

Capsules of Hell or High Water (*** 1/2)Zootopia (*** 1/2)Bernie (*** 1/2),
Me and Orson Welles (*** 1/2), The Awful Truth (*** 1/2)Bringing Up Baby (****),
The Philadelphia Story (****), and Battlefield Earth

La La Land (***)
Rogue One (*)

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2016

December
Loving (*** 1/2)
Hacksaw Ridge (*)
Moonlight (****)
Manchester by the Sea (*** 1/2)
Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them (**)
Moana (*** 1/2)

November
Nocturnal Animals (*** 1/2)
Arrival (***)
The Prestige (*** 1/2)
Inferno (*)

October
Se7en (**)
(500) Days of Summer (*** 1/2)
The Girl on the Train (* 1/2)
Amores perros (*** 1/2)

September
Yi Yi (****)
Big Hero 6 (**)
Sully (**)
Pride and Prejudice (**)
Kubo and the Two Strings (****)

August
Florence Foster Jenkins (***)
Dead Poets Society (**)
Pride and Prejudice and Zombies (*** 1/2)
Carol (**)
The Danish Girl (** 1/2)


July
Fight Club (** 1/2)
The Secret Life of Pets (*)
Gone Girl (*** 1/2)
The BFG (***)
Lost in Translation (****)

June
Finding Dory (***)
Room (*** 1/2)
The Martian (***)
The Third Man (****)


May
Brooklyn (*** 1/2)
Atonement (***)
Cinema Paradiso (*** 1/2)
Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World (*** 1/2)


April
Gladiator (* 1/2)
The Curious Case of Benjamin Button (**)
The Tree of Life (**)
Marvel’s The Avengers (*)


March
The Postman (*** 1/2)
Citizen Kane (****)
Spotlight (*** 1/2)
Rashomon (****)

February
Inglourious Basterds (***)
Hugo (*** 1/2)
The Great Beauty (*** 1/2)

The Revenant (*** 1/2)

January
Casablanca (****)
Chicago (****)
The Good Dinosaur (* 1/2)
Star Wars: The Force Awakens (**)

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2015

December
Black Swan (** 1/2)
There Will Be Blood (***)
Les Misérables (***)
The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel (***)
How to Train Your Dragon (***)


November
Buster Keaton Films (****)
Babel (** 1/2)
Bridge of Spies (*** 1/2)
Steve Jobs (***)

October
Good Will Hunting (*)
Gangs of New York (***)
Wild Tales (****)
Sweeney Todd (*** 1/2)

September
Pawn Sacrifice (**)
Up in the Air (***)