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Ty Burr

Burr is a film critic for the Living/Arts section and author of the critically-acclaimed cultural history “Gods Like Us: On Movie Stardom and Modern Fame.” He previously worked as a senior critic for Entertainment Weekly, where he covered film, music, theater, books, and the web. Burr is also the author of “The Best Old Movies for Families” and the e-book “The 50 Movie Starter Kit: What You Need to Know if You Want to Know What You’re Talking About”.

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Ty Burr

Frederick Wiseman deserves more than celebration. He deserves to be seen.

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Want to honor the godfather of documentary filmmaking? See his movies.

Movie Review

We’ve seen this ‘Life’ before

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An effective but generic monsters-in-space movie unaccountably features name stars like Jake Gyllenhaal and Ryan Reynolds.

Movie Review

Malick in Wonderland with ‘Song to Song.’

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“Song to Song” is a partial return to form for Terrence Malick, an improvement over the legendary director’s last two movies.

★ ★ ½ Movie Review

‘Trainspotting’ sequel gets derailed by its plot

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Danny Boyle’s “T2” is good, acrid fun when it just wants to be a bleak comedy about high-flying boys falling into compromised middle age.