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Thumbnail 10 cloverfield lane movie 10 Cloverfield Lane

Audacious, witty, intelligent and skillfully made, “10 Cloverfield Lane” (Paramount) — a bracing combination of suspense and science fiction — is...

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Thumbnail oscars 2016 2016 Oscar Predictions: Who should win, who will win at 88th Academy Awards

There is perhaps no other awards show on earth that captures people’s interest like the Oscars. For the past 88 years, the ceremony has built a...

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Thumbnail tcm film festival 2017 2017 TCM Film Festival: Comedy, laughter and Easter joy

Classic movie devotees descended in droves from every U.S. state to Hollywood in early April to watch old films many have enjoyed since childhood....

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Thumbnail movies   20th century women 20th Century Women

The moral compass in “20th Century Women,” writer-director Mike Mills’ rambling drama — loosely based on his adolescence in 1970s Santa Barbara,...

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Thumbnail tcm film festival A Catholic presence at 7th Annual TCM Film Festival

For a seventh year, old movie buffs trekked to Hollywood for the Turner Classic Movies Film Festival April 28 to May 1. The screens of Grauman’s...

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Thumbnail movie   cure for wellness A Cure for Wellness

The Swiss spa that serves as the primary setting for the creepy, but otherwise pointless horror exercise, “A Cure for Wellness” (Fox) operates, it...

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Thumbnail movie  a dog s purpose A Dog’s Purpose

While cats are said to be blessed with nine lives, the clever canine at the center of “A Dog’s Purpose” (Universal) — voiced by Josh Gad — guides...

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Thumbnail alien covenant movie ‘Alien: Covenant’: Interesting elements suffocated by lack of charisma

It’s a very bad omen for a sci-fi blockbuster when the first time you become aware of the majority of the characters’ names occurs during the...

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Thumbnail all eyez on me movie ‘All Eyez on Me’ gives Tupac a one-dimensional treatment

The end credits of “All Eyez on Me,” the new biopic recounting the life and tragic murder of `90’s hip-hop icon Tupac Shakur, features a...

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Thumbnail movie allied brad pitt Allied

Like time travelers from the Golden Age of Hollywood studio films, the characters played by Brad Pitt and Marion Cotillard in “Allied” (Paramount)...

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Thumbnail films   american made movie ‘American Made’ offers both emotional depth and entertainment

Tom Cruise burst onto the movie world’s consciousness with a daring mix of sly charm and wicked humor in 1983, when he starred in “Risky Business.”...

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Thumbnail oscar predictions preview 2016 And the Oscar goes to …

After what many considered to be a lackluster 2015, movies came back in a big way in 2016. You’ve undoubtedly heard the hype surrounding...

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Thumbnail arrivalship "Arrival" and the Unique Manner of God's Speech

Like E.T., Close Encounters of the Third Kind, Starman, Independence Day, and a host of similar films over the past thirty years, Arrival explores...

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Thumbnail ingrid goes west movie Aubrey Plaza dazzles in darkly funny ‘Ingrid Goes West’

Throughout her film and television career, comic actress Aubrey Plaza has proven her distinct knack for portraying nerdy introverts. But as the...

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Thumbnail movie united kingdom A United Kingdom

The historical drama “A United Kingdom” (Fox Searchlight) tells the story of Seretse Khama (David Oyelowo), an African royal who faced down...

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Thumbnail baby driver movie ‘Baby Driver’ delivers a decent film that’s occasionally great

Over the last decade, British director Edgar Wright has earned a reputation for infusing his films with two distinct attributes: inventive camera...

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Thumbnail movies   bad moms 01 Bad Moms

As jointly written and directed by Jon Lucas and Scott Moore, the suburban-set comedy “Bad Moms” (STX) has some valid points to make about the...

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Thumbnail films   battle of the sexes movie ‘Battle of the Sexes’ delivers as biopic and as mirror to society

Perhaps the most telling sign of a great sports movie based on historical events is when you enter the theater knowing the outcome, and yet, as you...

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