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Review: “The Expendables 3″

Review: “The Expendables 3″

It took three tries, but Sylvester Stallone has finally done the unfortunate; he has turned his “Expendables” franchise into the lame, pandering celebrity parade...

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Review: “The Giver”

Review: “The Giver”

“The Giver” possesses all the right ingredients for a young-adult blockbuster success: a beloved and award-winning source novel, an A-list director in...

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Review: “Magic in the Moonlight”

Review: “Magic in the Moonlight”

No filmmaker’s oeuvre is as conducive to the categorization of ‘major’ and ‘minor’ works as Woody Allen’s. The writer/director/sometimes-actor has churned...

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Review: “Maleficent”

Review: “Maleficent”

In sports, there is nothing as singularly saddening as watching a fiery and determined star athlete try to singlehandedly save a game—or a season—from the failings...

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Review: “A Million Ways to Die in the West”

Review: “A Million Ways to Die in the West”

One of my most vivid childhood moviegoing memories is when my dad took me to see “The Waterboy” starring Adam Sandler. I was nine, and I laughed and laughed...

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Review: “X-Men: Days of Future Past”

Review: “X-Men: Days of Future Past”

“X-Men: Days of Future Past” is, pardon the pun, a marvel of comic book franchise filmmaking. It’s not only a strong (possibly the best) entry into the “X-Men”...

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Review: “The Amazing Spider-Man 2″

Review: “The Amazing Spider-Man 2″

One of the worst things a superhero movie can do is gobble up its running time with multiple under-realized plots, included to cram in as many odds and ends of the...

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Review: “Captain America: The Winter Soldier”

Review: “Captain America: The Winter Soldier”

Marvel Studios, under the direction of Kevin Feige, has discovered the ideal mold with which to make a superhero movie. Sure, things were rough in the beginning:...

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Review: “Sabotage”

Review: “Sabotage”

Last year, writing about Arnold Schwarzenegger’s then-latest film, I wrote, “‘The Last Stand’ isn’t an action movie, a comedy, a crime thriller,...

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Review: “300: Rise of an Empire”

Review: “300: Rise of an Empire”

Would you like to see a sequel to a film that concluded with the vast majority of its principal cast ending up, rather unquestionably, as nourishment for fowl? Warner...

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