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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: “Sex Tape”

Review: “Sex Tape”

One might naturally expect an R-rated comedy called “Sex Tape” to be boundary-pushing and taboo, but that’s not the case here, unless you find the idea of...

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Review: “Persecuted”

Review: “Persecuted”

First off, allow me to state upfront: I’m a Republican and, while not religious myself, I’m generally sympathetic to the view that the contemporary American...

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Review: “Rage”

Review: “Rage”

No contemporary actor has been able to foster as singular a screen persona within as diverse a filmography as Nicolas Cage. Consider the variety of motion pictures...

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Review: “America” (2014)

Review: “America” (2014)

“America” is conservative author Dinesh D’Souza and filmmaker John Sullivan’s de facto sequel to “2016: Obama’s America,” their hit 2012 political...

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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: “Edge of Tomorrow”

Review: “Edge of Tomorrow”

“Edge of Tomorrow” could (half-) jokingly be titled “Groundhogs and Aliens,” but that doesn’t mean one should take it lightly. Tom Cruise’s latest would-be...

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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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