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Director Jennifer Fox has turned the pain and confusion of childhood sexual abuse into ‘The Tale’

“The story you are about to see is true,” says adult Jennifer (Laura Dern) as the film begins, “as far as I know,” with an emphasis on “I.” (Fox keeps her own name, but other “identifiable details” have been altered.) Heretofore a maker of documentaries (“Beirut: The Last Home Movie,” “My Reincarnation”), in “The Tale” — “based on ‘The Tale,’ ...

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The New Handmaid's Tale Trailer Shows How Season 2 Will Go Beyond the Book

The first season of the Emmy- and Golden Globe-winning Hulu series The Handmaid’s Tale left off more or less where Margaret Atwood’s classic 1995 novel did: with Offred/June stepping into a black van, unsure if it was taking her to freedom or imprisonment. This new season offers our first look beyond Atwood’s book, with an official description that reads:

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Classic Hollywood: Tatum O'Neal's life is no Hollywood fairy tale, but it does have a happy ending

[unable to retrieve full-text content] Tatum O’Neal has gone through good times and bad times, but she’s still here. And as feisty and candid as ever. She has a small but pivotal role in “God’s Not Dead: A Light in Darkness,” the latest entry in the successful faith-based movie franchise that opens Friday. She also started an interview… … ENTERTAINMENT ...

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'Isle of Dogs' Review: Wes Anderson's Stop-Motion Canine Fairy Tale Is a Triumph

Expect to wag your metaphorical tail in delight over Wes Anderson’s new animated joyride into a canine universe with political undercurrents sure to strike a human chord. It’s art cinema instilled with a child’s sense of wonder – which is also true of of the quirky auteur’s live-action films, from Rushmore to The Grand Budapest Hotel. Following 2009’s Fantastic Mr. ...

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'Journey's End' Review: Old-Fashioned WWI Tale Will Leave You Shattered

Over three days of fighting in March of 1918, British soldiers stuck in the WWI trenches of northern France and their commanding officers quartered below await a German attack. Raleigh (Hugo‘s Asa Butterfield), an inexperienced 19-year-old officer, had actually requested to join C Company, led his much-beloved former school housemaster and prospective brother-in-law Captain Stanhope (Sam Claflin). The latter tries ...

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