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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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Review: “Non-Stop”

Review: “Non-Stop”

Liam Neeson’s late-career transformation into the ass-kicking headliner of big-budget B-movies, jump-started by 2008’s smash-hit “Taken,” has been as welcome...

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Review: “The Lego Movie”

Review: “The Lego Movie”

Can an advertisement be entertainment, or even classified as art? Consumers are likely to find ads of any form or length to be somewhere between innocuous and deserving...

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Review: “Visitors”

Review: “Visitors”

It should go without saying by now that when you enter a film by Godfrey Reggio, you should not expect any semblance of a traditional narrative. Like his noted “Qatsi”...

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Review: “Lone Survivor”

Review: “Lone Survivor”

Peter Berg’s “Lone Survivor” is an interesting war film in that it celebrates America’s elite warriors while also demythologizing them. As much as some critics...

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Review: “The Secret Life of Walter Mitty”

Review: “The Secret Life of Walter Mitty”

While most of us have come to accept product placement as a necessary evil in motion picture financing, the way in which Ben Stiller’s “The Secret Life of Walter...

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Review: “The Wolf of Wall Street”

Review: “The Wolf of Wall Street”

Superficial readings of Martin Scorsese’s “The Wolf of Wall Street” characterize the movie as a microcosmic look at the gluttony and corruption of America’s...

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Review: “Carrie” (2013)

Review: “Carrie” (2013)

When it was announced that Columbia’s new version of Stephen King’s “Carrie,” originally immortalized by Brian De Palma’s 1976 film, would be directed...

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