Posts from the ‘Movies’ category

A young Irish woman blooms in Brooklyn

Saoirse Ronan is incredible as an Irish immigrant struggling to adjust to America in a new film.

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Here’s a surprise: Horrible Bosses 2 is not horrible

If it’s a light ensemble comedy you’re looking for amid the Christmas shopping madness, the further adventures of Nick, Dale and Kurt should fit the bill.

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Third time’s the charm: The latest Hunger Games installment soars

Mockingjay — Part 1 lives up to the series’ first two films thanks to excellent performances and a tight, well-constructed plot.

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What could have been: Interstellar asks big questions but ultimately comes up short

Christopher Nolan’s biggest and most ambitious film yet takes on the fate of mankind and might have worked — except for one very serious mistake.

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Nightcrawler offers a lurid, if empty, look at trash TV news

Jake Gyllenhaal and Rene Russo do good work, but the fact that a lot of TV news is sensationalistic is, well, yesterday’s headlines.

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Is Fury the ultimate World War II film?

The story of Wardaddy and his tank hardened tank crew explores the horrors and moral ambiguities of war with brutal intensity.

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The Judge: mostly bad, occasionally brilliant

Yeah, it’s got every courtroom drama cliche under the sun, but it’s also got Robert Downey Jr., and Robert Duvall — and that makes up for a lot.

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