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New Reviews at RogerEbert.com for the week of August 05, 2016

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New Reviews at RogerEbert.com for the week of August 05, 2016

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Suicide Squad

Review by Christy Lemire

It's massive, messy and noisy. And it stinks.

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Little Men

Review by Sheila O'Malley

Little Men is extremely powerful in its own right, with its devotion to its characters' differing perspectives so refreshing in an increasingly black-and-white world.

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The Little Prince

Review by Brian Tallerico

The Little Prince is a film that everyone should be happy to show their children.

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Sun Choke

Review by Simon Abrams

Come for the abidingly mysterious plot, stay for Hagan's bewitching performance in this impressionistic mood piece.

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Olympic Pride, American Prejudice

Review by Odie Henderson

Olympic Pride, American Prejudice tackles its subject in a straightforward manner freed from dramatic license and the fear of box office failure.

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Richard Linklater: Dream Is Destiny

Review by Glenn Kenny

While not an earth-shaker, this documentary is an amiable and informative look at a guy who is shaping up to be, yes, one of the major American directors of the last fifty years.

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Front Cover

Review by Godfrey Cheshire

While the film adheres to the conventions of romantic melodramas in a way that guarantees the two characters will end up in each other's arms, its fascinations from a cultural perspective remain strong throughout.

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Five Nights in Maine

Review by Odie Henderson

Everything here, from the pacing to the framing to the writing, is subdued in that sluggish manner that is often mistaken for profundity.

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The Mind's Eye

Review by Simon Abrams

Sci-fi/horror-thriller The Mind's Eye is the kind of childish genre movie that gives genre movies a bad reputation

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Neither Heaven Nor Earth

Review by Brian Tallerico

It's in this unique setting, a place that inherently feels like purgatory for those stuck there, that Cogitore crafts a tense tale of faith and mystery.

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The Tenth Man

Review by Nick Allen

The humor of this rambling film runs dry to the point of unpalatable.

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Let's Be Evil

Review by Glenn Kenny

The movie's relentless one-note tone makes its final twist, such as it is, entirely predictable and pat.

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