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By Christopher Schobert » Wednesday, November 25, 2015

Pixar’s latest entry, “The Good Dinosaur,” is a disappointing effort that has the misfortune of arriving during the same year as “Inside Out.” The latter was one of the animation studio’s... Read More

By Jeff Simon » Wednesday, November 25, 2015

Jack says “hello” to the room where he lives every morning: “Hello room.” He says hello every morning, in fact, to everything in his tiny world: “Hello sink,” “Hello TV,” “Hello... Read More

By Jeff Simon » Wednesday, November 25, 2015

Only two of the Unfriendly Ten were talented. The other eight were just unfriendly. That was Billy Wilder’s wisecrack about the Hollywood figures who refused to cooperate with the House... Read More

By Christopher Schobert » Tuesday, November 24, 2015

There is a scene midway through “Creed,” the shockingly successful rebirth of the Rocky Balboa saga, that encapsulates what makes the film so thoroughly impressive.Adonis Johnson is a... Read More

By Jeff Simon » Tuesday, November 24, 2015

So many things are great about John Crowley’s film “Brooklyn” – not the least of which is the uncommon satisfaction you’ll feel on the way out into the parking lot.... Read More

By Jeff Simon » Thursday, November 19, 2015

Tom McCarthy’s “Spotlight” is so well acted down to its tiniest role that one of the best character actors in American movies, working unbilled, comes close to stealing his scenes playing... Read More

By Mark Sommer » Thursday, November 19, 2015

Fans of Julia Roberts better look early in “Secret in Their Eyes” for that famous toothy smile.It disappears about 15 minutes in, after Jess, the federal investigator she plays,... Read More

Thursday, November 12, 2015

Feminism has been having a bit of a moment lately. With everyone from Emma Watson to Malala Yousafzei to Hillary Clinton weighing in – offering personal definitions, declaring the degree to... Read More

By Robbie-Ann McPherson » Thursday, November 12, 2015

“The 33” is an uplifting movie that needed to be made, and made exactly as it is – linear, simple, emotional and detached just enough to make its horrifying ordeal bearable. Don’t miss it.... Read More

By Christopher Schobert » Thursday, November 12, 2015

“Theeb” is a somber, suspenseful survival film from director Naji Abu Nowar, one that stands out for a key reason: The drama set in the Hejaz Province of Arabia in 1916 is centered on a... Read More

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