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Believe the hype: Richard Linklater's decade-in-the-making epic is a remarkable achievement. More »
A failing actor learns that his father is dying in Zach Braff's Kickstarter-funded feature. More »
Couple's homemade porn circulates on the web in an R-rated comedy that wastes the talents of its stars. More »
A modest but noticeable improvement on its predecessor, The Purge: Anarchy offers a more effective—if still far from ideal—realization of the series' killer premise. More »
Action-oriented animated sequel that, in blockbuster fashion, offers well-choreographed set-pieces in place of an interesting story and characters. More »
Stylish, dense contemporary spy drama about a suspected terrorist on the loose in 2008 Hamburg has the late Philip Seymour Hoffman again delivering an exceptional performance, here as a rogue German agent determined to stamp out terrorism. A true audience-pleaser for the smart set, but attention must be paid. More »
Literally beset by goblins, this strained animated effort should have concentrated on the human elements of its story rather than the supernatural. More »
A personal project which should have stayed personal, this turgid yet flat Ibsen adaptation is third-time unlucky for Wallace Shawn and Andre Gregory. More »
"Classic" is a word all too casually bandied about, but for Daniel Auteuil's screen adaptation of this beloved French trilogy it is completely apropos. More »
Incredibly moving and powerful documentary about combatting Alzheimer's with music. Without the use of a single CGI effect, you see literal miracles happening here. More »
With a lot of travelogue-type footage and some introspection, director Maria Sole Tognazzi’s A Five Star Life finds a new angle to the women’s issues we thought we already settled, or at least had enough of for now. More »
Studio Movie Grill is stretching to both coasts with new locations announced in Florida, Pennsylvania and California More »
AMC Entertainment Holdings is spending $600 million to remodel its theatres with larger, fully reclining seats More »
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