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You know the drill: An upcoming animated movie releases a trailer, filled with pop songs (maybe its a current hit; maybe it’s...

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Kate Winslet can do anything … except save this movie from quirky overkill. The Dressmaker, based on a 2000...

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Inspirational can be a dirty word at the movies, suggesting fake uplift and sugary excess. There’s...

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Nick Jonas, the youngest JoBro – he’s 24 – makes good on some promising TV acting (Kingdom,...

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If the sight of Denzel Washington, guns blazing and saddled up for his first western, doesn’t get your...

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It seems quaint now, and that’s a generous word for it. But when The Blair Witch...

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Bridget Jones is a goddess. At least she was in 2001, when Texas-born Renée Zellweger introduced author...

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No, there’s nothing particularly revelatory here. But director Ron Howard, who put together the 2013 Jay-Z...

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What’s your take on Edward Snowden: A patriot deserving of a presidential pardon? A traitor deserving of execution, as...

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For a quarter of a century, cinematographer Kirsten Johnson has hauled her camera through global danger zones, abortion-clinic doctor’s offices...

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To some, it was a major con, the kind of hoax that hurts. After...

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It’s easy to get the wrong idea about Sully, with Tom Hanks...

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Jerry Lewis turned 90 in March. Many fans, me included, wished hard to see this legendary comedian and virtuoso filmmaker cut...

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Is there anything less shocking than a movie that thinks it’s shocking? See White Girl and discuss...

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Derek Cianfrance makes emotionally naked films. Just think of the raw energy coursing through 2010’s Blue...

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John Krasinski, as actor and director, tackles the most clichéd genre in the movie business — the dysfunctional...

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This is some weird, twisted shit. Don’t groan when I say Don’t Breathe is...

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Boxing movies — the classic Raging Bull excepted — tend to punch the same way: Underdog hits it big, then blows it...

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Here’s the date movie of the year. Southside With You is also about a...

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About two-thirds of the way into Lo and Behold, Reveries of the Connected World, Werner Herzog...