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Indie Focus: Pushing back with 'Lady Macbeth,' 'To the Bone' and 'City of Ghosts'

Indie Focus: Pushing back with 'Lady Macbeth,' 'To the Bone' and 'City of Ghosts'

Hello! I’m Mark Olsen, and welcome to another edition of your regular field guide to a world of Only Good Movies.

Among the biggest surprises of this movie season has been a handful of smart, well-crafted movies that in many ways fulfill the very ideals of the summer blockbuster. Now, along comes “War for the Planet of the Apes,” the third in the recent reboot of the series that has provided a showcase for the emergent motion-capture technology that blends actor’s live performances with technological wizardry and a storytelling sensibility that probes the...

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