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See me! Feel me! Touch me! That’s a lyric from the Who’s Tommy, but it also...

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For the youth market, whose patience with song and dance is usually limited to short-form videos about...

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Picture Grant Wood’s famous painting American Gothic, the one with the stolid farmer and his missus. Now imagine that,...

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Remember when Robert De Niro starred as wannabe standup comic Rupert Pupkin in Martin Scorsese’s classic The King of Comedy. Since...

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Maybe you’re thinking the last thing you want to see is a TV-movie–ish take on the life of Jacqueline...

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Garth Brooks swung back into action two years ago with his first album in 13 years, Man Against Machine, like someone...

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A lot can happen in 13 years: You can watch two wars start and finish; you...

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Jessica Chastain is one of the best actresses on the planet. So when her mostly riveting film Miss...

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A Polynesian girl embarks on a rite of passage in Moana, a scrappy sweetheart of an animated joyride, rising on the tide of...

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Warren Beatty, in his first film in 15 years, plays Howard Hughes with the seductive charm, sneaky intelligence and bugfuck...

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What a handsome empty shell of a movie Allied is. Despite the star power of Brad Pitt and Marion Cotillard – and...

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Dev Patel doesn’t appear until nearly an hour into Lion – but when he does his strong,...

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Miles Teller proves himself a champ by going all 12 rounds as Vinny “The Pazmanian Devil” Pazienza, the Rhode Island boxer who...

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In the beginning, a bespectacled Chicagoan named John Hughes looked upon the landscape of teen movies and decided...

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Tom Ford is drunk on movies. Like the fashion icon he is, the director brings a keen eye for...

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You can’t really prepare yourself for the emotional powerhouse that is Manchester by the...

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The last place you’d expect to find the first anti-Trump blockbuster of the Donald’s presidency...

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Ang Lee is an artist – a true film innovator. So even when his reach exceeds his grasp, you...

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Director Paul Verhoeven, that eternal Dutch wild child (even though he’s 78), delivers a perverse kick whether his films are terrific (Spetters,...

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Amy Adams is a miracle worker of an actress – she makes us believe in whoever and whatever she’s...