Wide Releases

Review: “Interstellar”

Review: “Interstellar”

The large number of reviews comparing Christopher Nolan’s “Interstellar” to Stanley Kubrick’s “2001: A Space Odyssey” is rather perplexing. Sure, both...

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Review: “The Theory of Everything”

Review: “The Theory of Everything”

“What do cosmologists worship?” Stephen Hawking’s (Eddie Redmayne’s) future wife Jane (Felicity Jones) asks upon first meeting him at a university-sponsored...

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Review: “Nightcrawler”

Review: “Nightcrawler”

The age-old (and perennially criticized) maxim of local TV news, “If it bleeds, it leads,” finds a fresh facilitator in Lou Bloom, the creepy-eyed, fast-talking...

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Review: “John Wick”

Review: “John Wick”

“John Wick” is the first feature that Chad Stahelski and David Leitch have ever directed, but their two decades working as stunt coordinators in Hollywood clearly...

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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: “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: “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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