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Michael Fassbender, left, as Steve Jobs and Makenzie Moss as a young Lisa Jobs, appear in a scene from the film, "Steve Jobs." The movie releases in the U.S. on Friday, Oct. 9, 2015. (Francois Duhamel/Universal Pictures via AP)
Michael Fassbender, left, as Steve Jobs and Makenzie Moss as a young Lisa Jobs, appear in a scene from the film, "Steve Jobs." The movie releases in the U.S. on Friday, Oct. 9, 2015. (Francois Duhamel/Universal Pictures via AP)
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Blockbuster season is winding down and the Oscar season is starting up. Film critic for The Boston Globe, Ty Bur, gives us his fall favorites.

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Ty Burr, film critic at The Boston Globe. He tweets @tyburr.

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  • "Veteran journalists know it well: That jolt of adrenaline right at the moment when you've got a hot story locked down, something important you've been working on for a good long while and no one else has — and all that's left to do is write and publish. It's enough to make a grown professional run through the streets with wild abandon."

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  • "To prepare for "Room," Brie Larson locked herself in her apartment for weeks at a time. She met with trauma counselors and participated in a silent retreat, revisiting childhood recollections of living in a tiny studio with her single mother and eating Ramen nightly."

The New York Times: Review: 'Steve Jobs,' Apple's Visionary CEO Dissected

  • "Jobs is not a designer, an engineer or a coder — he relies on other people to do all of that, among them his 'little buddy' Woz — but he has somehow risen to the top of the computer business. That doesn’t quite seem fair."

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  • "With his groundbreaking examinations of queer identity and his fondness for the heyday of classic melodrama, Todd Haynes seemed almost too perfect a choice to film an adaptation of 'The Price of Salt,' Patricia Highsmith’s ahead-of-its-time 1952 novel about two women who boldly defied the stifling social conformity of the era."

This segment aired on October 9, 2015.

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