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

Mother’s Day is as charming as a delivery of silk flowers

By Bob Brown
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Movies | Seen in the best possible light, Mother’s Day pays tribute to a wide variety of moms. Given the state of our Union, director Garry Marshall and the film’s…

Ratchet & Clank needs major overhaul

By Bob Brown
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Movies | Films based on video games have had a few box-office hits in the last 20 or so years, but not a single critical success (defined as having more than 50…

All in your head

By Emily Belz
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Virtual Reality | Believers in virtual reality think it will be the new cinematic medium. Skeptics think it could crumble under its own hype

Box Office Top 10

By The Editors
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Movies | For the weekend of April 22-24 according to Box Office Mojo

<em>Sing Street</em>

Sing Street

By Sophia Lee
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Movies | Nostalgia likes to refurbish the past into something more razzle-dazzle than it was, and that’s what Irish writer-director John Carney does to the 1980s…

Traces of real grief tinge lighthearted fantasy The Huntsman: Winter’s War

By Bob Brown
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Movies | Viewers who expect nothing more of The Huntsman: Winter’s War than a middling adventure-fantasy film won’t be disappointed. The sequel to the 2012 box office…

<em>The Dark Horse</em>

The Dark Horse

By Sophia Lee
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Movies | Somehow, “inspirational mentor” movies never seem to get old, possibly because the world always needs more mentors. The Dark Horse , based on a true story…

Midnight Special

By Bob Brown
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Movies | Midnight Special proves there’s someone left in Hollywood who’s willing and able to draw viewers into an engrossing, carefully crafted story…

<em>Jungle</em> feast

Jungle feast

By Megan Basham
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Movies | Dazzling 3-D visuals make Disney remake a treat

Box Office Top 10

Box Office Top 10

By The Editors
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Movies | For the weekend of April 8-10 according to Box Office Mojo

The Boss stoops to a new comedy low

By Bob Brown
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Movies | The Boss opened at No. 1 this weekend, narrowly squeezing out Batman v. Superman: Dawn of Justice atop the box-office charts. Successful comedies vary widely…

Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice

By Sophia Lee
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Movies | The $250 million budget blockbuster Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice (rated PG-13 for violence, language, and some sensuality) seemed doomed long before its…

 
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