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  • Downsizing

    Downsizing

    ★★★

    Two dissimilar but provocative movies joined at the hip, a cheerful satire and a glum social drama. Both have their legitimacy but they don’t fit together well or plausibly.

  • Foxtrot

    Foxtrot

    ★★★★½

    Most original and provocative film of the season—and one of those rare character studies in which every major character is sympathetically misguided.

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  • A.I. Artificial Intelligence

    A.I. Artificial Intelligence

    ★★★★★

    Only Kubrick and Spielberg, working together on different time planes, could create such a philosophical and intellectual heartbreaker.

  • The Lost City of Z

    The Lost City of Z

    ★★★½

    It's rare to find a movie these days that believes in adventure and sincerity and pure storytelling as interchangeable qualities, and lives up to all of them.