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FILM TALK: New doc follows Eagles of Death Metal in the aftermath of the Bataclan attack

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NEW TO STREAMING: Fresh and funny, ‘The Edge of Seventeen’ is a mini-masterpiece

Produced by the great James L. Brooks (“Broadcast News”), “The Edge of Seventeen” is a breath of fresh comic air. ...

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