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John Powers

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08:08

Thrilling crime films from Argentina and South Korea are marvels of versatility

Argentina, 1985 is a true-life portrait of a country struggling to reckon with its past. Decision to Leave is a thrillingly well-made murder story that crackles with originality.

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08:07

'Magpie Murders' is a hall-of-mirrors whodunit with a satisfying resolution

Magie Murders is based on the bestselling novel by Anthony Horowitz, who, among other things, created the excellent World War II detective show Foyle's War. But where that earlier series was steeped in history, this lively new one is about the perils and pleasures of cleverness.

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07:26

If you haven't been back to the movies yet, Indian epic 'RRR' is the reason to go

Made by box-office titan S.S. Rajamouli, RRR induces such unabashed giddiness in its audience that Hollywood is witnessing a push to get it nominated for the Oscars.

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