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News, reviews, and interviews on feature films and documentaries.

The Nice Guys disturbingly blurs lines between adults and children

By Bob Brown
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Movies | Even when packaged as entertainment, ideas have consequences. That’s why WORLD occasionally reviews a movie like The Nice Guys , whose MPAA rating alone should…

Don’t let your hatchlings leave the nest for The Angry Birds Movie

By Bob Brown
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Movies | The new animated film The Angry Birds Movie will appeal to fans of the popular video game franchise, but many parents might be in the mood to tar and feather…

Uncertainty principles

By Megan Basham
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Movies | Critics praise doubt, but it is not more noble than faith

Box Office Top 10

By The Editors
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Movies | For the weekend of May 20-22 according to Box Office Mojo

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Love & Friendship

By Bob Brown
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Movies | Expectations run high whenever Jane Austen comes to the big screen. Although Love & Friendship remains true to Lady Susan (a novella Austen wrote as a teenager…

‘Faith’ films in edgy territory

By Emily Belz
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Q&A | Producer Erik Lokkesmoe explains backing Last Days in the Desert and why he is inviting, but not targeting, the church

Money Monster is heavy on politics, light on thrills

By Bob Brown
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Movies | Wall Street malfeasance has indeed devastated many families’ finances, but Money Monster ’s implausible character development, unpersuasive acting,

Midday Roundup: Democratic horse race heads to Kentucky

By Leigh Jones
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Newsworthy | Bluegrass ballots. Hillary Clinton is stumping in Kentucky today, a state she easily won during the 2008 presidential primary when she ran against Barack…

Box Office Top 10

By The Editors
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Movies | For the weekend of May 6-8 according to Box Office Mojo

Mothering missteps

By Megan Basham
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Movies | A heartwarming mother-daughter story gets too many relationships wrong

Last Days in the Desert

By Emily Belz
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Movies | A high-octane artistic team is behind Last Days in the Desert , a limited-release film about Jesus’ 40 days of fasting in the wilderness. Director Rodrigo…

Wildflower

By Bob Brown
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Movies | Chloe can’t remember anything before her 8th birthday—learning to ride a bike, or her first day of school. And for the last 12 years, she has experienced…

 
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