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

One cheer for Exodus

By Marvin Olasky
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Movies | WORLD members, the objects of heavy marketing by the makers of the new movie E x odus , are asking me about the film. I’m referring them to the good review in…

Box Office Top 10

By The Editors
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Movies | Cautions: Quantity of sexual (S), violent (V), and foul-language (L) content on a 0-10 scale, with 10 high, from kids-in-mind.com S V L 1.  The

Exodus: Gods and Kings

By Emily Belz
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Movies | Exodus: Gods and Kings director Ridley Scott introduced his movie at its New York premiere by saying it was “the biggest movie I have made.” “Big”

Mr. Turner

By Rikki Elizabeth Stinnette
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Movies | Mr. Turner , written and directed by Mike Leigh, is not so much a film as it is a moving painting. Lingering wide-angle shots bathe Dutch windmills and ships…

Unspoken

By Jamie Dean
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Movies | Louis Zamperini biopic tells an amazing story but leaves out what he said was the most important part of his life

Midday Roundup: Last-minute details tie up budget deal in Congress

By Lynde Langdon
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Newsworthy | Deadline. Time is running out for Congress to vote on a budget bill that would keep the government open past midnight tonight. The House and Senate…

Snowpiercer shows mankind at its cruelest

By Juliana Chan Erikson
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Movies | If you can avert your eyes from the scenes of men axing off arms, forgive the strong foul language, and keep an open mind while watching a dystopian society…

Foxcatcher

By Sophia Lee
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Movies | Few things are more uncomfortable than watching a full five-minute scene of two muscled grown men in tights entangled in a tango of hugs, tugs, tumbles, and…

The Hunger Games: Mockingjay, Part 1

By Emily Whitten
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Movies | “You will rescue Peeta at the earliest opportunity, or you will find yourself another Mockingjay.”   With these words, heroine Katniss Everdeen…

Box Office Top 10

By The Editors
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Movies | For the weekend of Nov. 21–23, according to Box Office Mojo

Nightcrawler lacks purpose but might win an Oscar

By Bob Brown
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Movies | Nightcrawler’s Lou Bloom (Jake Gyllenhall) is neither hero nor anti-hero: He’s a loner trying to keep busy. After he happens on a car wreck and meets a…

Ouija is an exercise in foolishness

By Bob Brown
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Movies | Ouija (rated PG-13 for terror and some language) is like a mashup of a horror movie and the classic Saturday morning cartoon series Scooby-Doo —except the…

 
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