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  • Entertainment

    Wednesday, Aug. 14, 2013

    It could have been a train wreck, but it kinda works.

  • Entertainment

    Wednesday, Aug. 14, 2013

    Plus, Ashton Kutcher just can't rise to this acting challenge.

  • A&E

    Wednesday, Aug. 7, 2013

    The movie advocates the release of all large aquatic mammals.

  • A&E

    Thursday, Aug. 1, 2013

    Pedro Almodóvar’s latest is an unsuccessful throwback.

  • A&E

    Wednesday, June 26, 2013

    "The film comes across as an insubstantial lark, no more mature than its protagonists."

  • Entertainment

    Wednesday, June 19, 2013

    It's got plenty of surface detail, but there's little underneath.

  • Entertainment

    Wednesday, June 19, 2013

    Lots of enthusiasm, but not much reason for this to exist.

  • Entertainment

    Wednesday, May 22, 2013

    Because even violent death, after a while, gets pretty monotonous

  • A&E

    Wednesday, May 8, 2013

    The director identifies much too strongly with Gatsby's penchant for vulgar excess.

  • Entertainment

    Wednesday, April 24, 2013

    Can we all finally agree that Matthew McConaughey is a pretty good actor?

  • Entertainment

    Wednesday, April 17, 2013

    Rob Zombie tones it down a bit—and collapses into self-parody

  • Entertainment

    Wednesday, April 17, 2013

    Forget the great music—this movie blows

  • Entertainment

    Wednesday, April 10, 2013

    Three storylines, one movie ... and it's pretty good

  • Entertainment

    Wednesday, April 3, 2013

    Great performances in a so-so film

  • Entertainment

    Wednesday, March 27, 2013

    Some great interviews, but not necessarily a compelling documentary

  • A&E

    Wednesday, March 20, 2013

    With gorgeous presentation, you don't realize how fundamentally hollow the film is.

  • Reviews

    Wednesday, March 20, 2013

    It's just another mediocre romantic comedy

  • A&E

    Wednesday, March 6, 2013

    The movie focuses on the story of the West Memphis Three.

  • A&E

    Wednesday, Feb. 20, 2013

    Didn't catch Argo, Les Misérables? Brush up on all the contenders here.

  • A&E

    Wednesday, Feb. 13, 2013

    Yet another movie for fantasy-obsessed teen girls to indulge in.

  • Reviews

    Wednesday, Feb. 6, 2013

    Too bad this might be Soderbergh's last movie for a while

  • Reviews

    Wednesday, Jan. 30, 2013

    We love the cast. So why does the movie suck?

  • A&E

    Wednesday, Jan. 16, 2013

    Jessica Chastain will be burying this deep at the bottom of her resume.

  • A&E

    Wednesday, Jan. 16, 2013

    The French film focuses on an orca trainer who loses her legs in an accident.

  • A&E

    Wednesday, Jan. 9, 2013

    The movie simplifies the decade-long manhunt.

  • Film

    Thursday, Dec. 27, 2012

    Our critics pick their favorites of the year.

  • A&E

    Wednesday, Dec. 19, 2012

    Judd Apatow has lost sight of what’s worth sharing and what should remain in his notebook of ideas.

  • Reviews

    Wednesday, Dec. 19, 2012

    From singing to filmmaking, this is a pretty miserable experience

  • Reviews

    Wednesday, Dec. 12, 2012

    Sean Penn in a fright wig. We're already intrigued!

  • Reviews

    Wednesday, Nov. 21, 2012

    Rom-coms and mental illness--not always a great mix

  • Reviews

    Wednesday, Nov. 14, 2012

    Welcome to the crazy mind of Leos Carax

  • A&E

    Wednesday, Oct. 31, 2012

    Mike D'Angelo recommends five of the genre's classics.

  • Reviews

    Wednesday, Sept. 19, 2012

    Paul Thomas Anderson's latest is a bit too contemplative for its own good

  • Reviews

    Wednesday, Sept. 19, 2012

    The writer of Training Day wimps out.

  • Reviews

    Wednesday, Aug. 29, 2012

    If you love Tommy guns, Lawless is for you

  • Reviews

    Wednesday, Aug. 29, 2012

    Robert Pattinson's street cred just shot way up

  • Reviews

    Wednesday, Aug. 22, 2012

    Killer Joe is little more than a wallow in the worst of humanity

  • Reviews

    Wednesday, Aug. 15, 2012

    Empty opulence.

  • Reviews

    Wednesday, Aug. 8, 2012

    A documentary on the ultra-rich becomes a story about the economy at large

  • Screen

    Wednesday, Aug. 8, 2012

    Jonathan Demme's latest look at Young gets a little desperate.

  • A&E

    Thursday, July 26, 2012

    Las Vegans can finally see the film, as it didn't make it to local theaters.

  • Film

    Wednesday, July 11, 2012

    Booze flows, tongues wag and secret attractions are revealed.

  • Reviews

    Wednesday, June 20, 2012

    It's based on a joke, but Safety is actually pretty touching

  • Reviews

    Wednesday, June 20, 2012

    Think you know what this movie's going to be about? Think again

  • Screen

    Wednesday, June 13, 2012

    If you hate Wes Anderson, this movie won’t change your mind, but believers should be enchanted.

  • Reviews

    Wednesday, June 6, 2012

    It's France's second-highest grossing movie of all time. The question is, why?

  • Reviews

    Wednesday, May 30, 2012

    Mike D'Angelo runs down the highlights--and lowlights--from this year's Cannes Film Festival

  • A&E

    Wednesday, May 2, 2012

    Writer-director Whit Stillman makes a welcome return.

  • Reviews

    Wednesday, April 25, 2012

    Ralph Fiennes takes a modern spin on Shakespeare -- with terrific results

  • Reviews

    Wednesday, April 18, 2012

    "The Kid With a Bike" is another compassionate winner from the Dardenne brothers.