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  • Amy S. Weber’s heart-wrenching A Girl Like Her begins by solving one mystery while posing another. As teenager Jessica (Lexi Ainsworth) tries on a spy camera that records from a seemingly impossible p.o.v. angle, the scene is...

  • For those keeping score, Tsuneo Kobayashi's The Last: Naruto the Movie is the seventh film in the Naruto: Shippūden subseries and tenth Naruto film overall; an eleventh picture is on the way, in spite of the final-sounding title....

  • Hayato Date's anime Road to Ninja: Naruto the Movie is the ninth feature film spun off from the Naruto manga and television series, yet it's surprisingly accessible for newcomers. Naruto (Maile Flanagan) is a budding ninja whose parents...

  • Tomm Moore's touching Song of the Sea is not anime, but it shares elements with some of the best anime films of recent years, particularly Mamoru Hosoda's Wolf Children. Then again, certain kinds of legends pop up in every culture....

  • Michael Radford's romantic comedy Elsa & Fred is a remake of Marcos Carnevale's Spanish-language film of the same name, and it also retains the original's obsession with La Dolce Vita. It's seventysomething Elsa (Shirley MacLaine)...

  • All Japanese animation is anime, but not all anime is what we tend to think of as Anime, bright and colorful with big-eyed characters. A case in point is Isao Takahata's beautiful The Tale of Princess Kaguya, which is rendered in a muted,...