Cruise goes old school in ‘Mission: Impossible — Rogue Nation’

“Rogue Nation” unfolds with fluid, twisty, old-school pleasure — you settle into it like a favorite chair.

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// In ‘Irrational Man,’ Woody Allen goes to school

Allen seems more interested in demonstrating how a genius is misunderstood and unfairly judged by the standards of petty moralists.

Sara Canning and Micheal Eklund in “Eadweard,” one of the narrative features in FLICKERS: Rhode Island International Film Festival.


FLICKERS: RIFF ranges from Ocean State to China

The Rhode Island International Film Festival is a premier event for independent filmmakers and a showcase for short films.

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‘The Look of Silence’ revisits the 1965 Indonesian genocide

The film works as a provocation, not just to the killers of Indonesia but to anyone who believes that ignoring facts is the same as erasing them.

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// ‘LEGO Brickumentary’ puts the playful into plastic

It’s refreshing that the film can devote an hour and a half to its subject without feeling like it’s shilling for the LEGO brand.

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// An unexpected look into Cambodian rock before the killing fields

The documentary “Don’t Think I’ve Forgotten: Cambodia’s Lost Rock & Roll” reveals a very unexpected side of Khmer culture.


Promising new ‘Black Mass’ trailer is out

“Black Mass” released a new trailer that shows Johnny Depp looking exceedlingly malevolent as the the notorious South Boston mobster.


// ‘Spotlight’ trailer is out

A trailer has surfaced for “Spotlight,” the Tom McCarthy film about The Boston Globe’s investigation of the Catholic Church sex abuse scandal.

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// ‘Vacation’ takes up where ‘National Lampoon’s Vacation’ left off

We all know you can’t go home again, but this coarse retread proves you can’t even go back to Wally World.

// Ingrid Bergman at 100 — and at the MFA

The Museum of Fine Arts is celebrating Ingrid Bergman’s centenary with an 11-film retrospective.

/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2015/07/20/ A documentary relives a murder and search for justice

The documentary “3½ Minutes, Ten Bullets” examines a terrible event and its aftermath.

doc talk | peter keough

// Tough times for Captain Picard

A documentary suggests that the next generation had a hard time on “Star Trek.”

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summer arts preview

// The best of upcoming arts events

Critics suggest where you should go, what you should see, who you should hear, and what you should be reading this summer.

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// Four-star reviews by the Globe

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