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

Box Office Top 10

By The Editors
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Movies | For the weekend of Jan. 29-31 according to Box Office Mojo

Jane Got a Gun

By Bob Brown
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Movies | Jane (Natalie Portman) gasps when her husband, Bill Hammond (Noah Emmerich), slumps off his horse in front of their remote homestead. His back riddled with…

<em>Kung Fu Panda 3</em> is nearly unbearable

Kung Fu Panda 3 is nearly unbearable

By Bob Brown
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Movies | Strong worldwide box office receipts from the first two installments of the Kung Fu Panda franchise undoubtedly prompted DreamWorks executives to kick around…

Girl meets The Boy in slightly scary thriller flick

By Bob Brown
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Movies | The new horror/thriller film The Boy provides a genre-standard 90 minutes of baffling phenomena ending in a final twist, but may leave some viewers disappointed…

The 5th Wave rolls slowly and tells little story

By Bob Brown
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Movies | The 5th Wave follows what is by now a familiar plot in post-apocalyptic young-adult movies. A disaster reconfigures the landscape, teens muster into combat…

Powerful Room surprises with life-affirming message

By Bob Brown
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Movies | Based on Emma Donoghue’s book by the same name, the Oscar-nominated (for best picture and best actress) Room might be the most pro-life movie ever made. But…

400 Days

By John Mark Reynolds
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Movies | The new film 400 Days , about four astronauts in a space travel experiment, is the Kung Fu Panda of recent science fiction films. Just as Kung Fu Panda seemed to be a…

Stuff of heroes

By Sophia Lee
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Movies | Unlikely leaders shine in an icy, harrowing portrayal of a 1952 rescue mission

Box Office Top 10

By The Editors
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Movies | For the weekend of Jan. 8-11 according to Box Office Mojo

Midday Roundup: UN report details extent of ISIS horror

By Leigh Jones
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Newsworthy | Unimaginable suffering. Islamic State (ISIS) is responsible for killing nearly 19,000 civilians in Iraq in a 21-month period, according to a new United…

Norm of the North lacks all sense of direction

By Bob Brown
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Movies | The new animated film Norm of the North is the polar opposite of good storytelling in children’s movies. Norm (voiced by Rob Schneider), an oversized ursus

Moviegoers will regret hopping in for Ride Along 2

By Bob Brown
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Movies | Hollywood often dumps its most forgettable Oscar non-contenders into a January junk pile, and the high-revving but lowbrow Ride Along 2 —this past weekend’s…

 
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