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Noah Baumbach’s career arc

Noah Baumbach’s latest film, “While We’re Young,

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Baumbach’s previous films have been funny, but, even he will acknowledge, not so deliberately as “While We’re Young.”

Dwayne Johnson in a scene from “Furious 7.”

Furious and furiouser

Director James Wan explains his approach to “Furious 7” as well as how they completed the film without Paul Walker.

Filmmaker Simon Curtis, former assistant to Helen Mirren, got to direct her in “Woman in Gold.”

Beauty reclaimed

Maria Altmann (Helen Mirren) waged a landmark court battle to reclaim a famous Gustav Klimt painting from the Austrian government.

errol morris

A filmmaker ponders the verité in cinema

“No art form can give us truth on a silver platter,” writes filmmaker Errol Morris as he examines the relationship between film and reality.

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Errol in a box, and other things

Errol Morris “got the brass ring” with “The Thin Blue Line.” That’s how he describes his achievement.

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//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2015/03/20/BostonGlobe.com/Arts/Images/GH-FP-0018.jpg Ferrell and Hart’s ‘Get Hard’ is hard to take

Will Ferrell plays an entitled millionaire so desperate to brace himself for a prison stretch, he hires Kevin Hart to coach him.

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//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2015/03/26/BostonGlobe.com/Arts/Images/ty%20burr%20jpeg-3869.JPG Is ‘Get Hard’ racist?

The question itself opens up an interesting conversation about how our entertainments reflect and distort the social realities we choose to believe in.

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//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2015/03/17/BostonGlobe.com/Arts/Images/DC_00008.jpg In ‘Danny Collins,’ Pacino and cast hit the high notes — and then some

So shameless is this movie’s urge to batter you into laughter and tears that you give in, exhausted and maybe even a little grateful.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2015/03/13/BostonGlobe.com/Arts/Images/kreiter_fogelman2_living.jpg ‘Danny Collins’ writer/director takes a look at the rich and famous

A conversation with Dan Fogelman, director of “Danny Collins,” which stars Al Pacino and includes many songs by John Lennon.

Seymour Bernstein in a scene from “Seymour: An Introduction.”

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Ethan Hawke makes proper ‘Introduction’

Hawke found an ideal subject for “Seymour: An Introduction” in 87-year-old pianist Seymour Bernstein and knew enough to introduce him and stand back.

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//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2015/03/26/BostonGlobe.com/Arts/Images/home-HOME_sq2200_s11_pub_custom_f142_4K_final_PS_CMYK_v2_0_rgb[1].jpg ‘Home’ is guided by a star

Jim Parsons segues from almost-alien misfit Sheldon Cooper on “The Big Bang Theory” to alien misfit, period.

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//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2015/03/20/BostonGlobe.com/Arts/Images/06-KUMIKO-THE-TREASURE-HUNTER-Rinko-Kikuchi-Photo-by-Sean-Porter.jpg In ‘Kumiko, the Treasure Hunter,’ quest for buried treasure ventures off the map

The film is an artful movie about a Japanese woman obsessed with finding the money that Steve Buscemi buried at the end of “Fargo.”

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//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2015/03/20/BostonGlobe.com/Arts/Images/Copy%20of%203.jpg ‘Serena’ is a soapy mess

It must have looked great on paper. On screen, it’s a mess that even Joan Crawford in her delusional late-period prime couldn’t save.

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//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2015/03/26/BostonGlobe.com/Arts/Images/brian_and_jess_pinky_promise[1].jpg Mock doc doesn’t do justice to ‘A Girl Like Her’

Give Amy S. Weber credit for taking on a tough subject – high school bullying – with an ambitious approach. But the result feels phony.

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//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2015/03/25/BostonGlobe.com/Arts/Images/Gretchen.jpg Bluestocking sends selection of shorts about females

The Best of the Bluestocking Film Series comes to Boston on March 27, showcasing four short films.

Four stars go to...

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2014/11/29/BostonGlobe.com/Arts/Images/webCITIZENFOUR--90x90.jpg Four-star reviews by the Globe

Films given four-star reviews by Globe critics Ty Burr and Janice Page and the former Globe critic Wesley Morris since 2012.

Movie capsules

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2015/03/09/BostonGlobe.com/Arts/Images/Feature_1.jpg A snapshot of recent Globe reviews of movies in the theaters.

A snapshot of recent Globe reviews of movies in the theaters.

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errol morris

A filmmaker ponders the verité in cinema

“No art form can give us truth on a silver platter,” writes filmmaker Errol Morris as he examines the relationship between film and reality.