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Smart, intense and action-packed, this superhero movie-as-political thriller expands the boundaries of comics-based films, with a story barely a futuristic step from our troubling surveillance-state reality. More »
Nothing new here, except for a lot of very hot Asians and a welcome return to sensible dance editing, putting this a notch above in the genre More »
Another typically engaging, vividly shot entry in the successful Disney wildlife series. More »
Johnny Depp is an idealistic researcher whose consciousness is uploaded into an artificial intelligence in this slick techno-thriller with delusions of seriousness from Christopher Nolan’s cinematographer. More »
A small-town minister experiences a crisis of faith in this adaptation of a best-selling book. More »
You might not buy a used car from the guys in Small Time, but you will enjoy the movie about their exploits, even their exploitations (of others). More »
Some top screen talent gets lost in the silliness surrounding the amorous adventures of an unlikely gigolo and his even more unlikely pimp, with writer/director/actor John Turturro the shtupper “ho” co-starring with Woody Allen as the mercenary shtup-enabler. Yarmulkes off to Turturro’s brave but deeply ill-conceived comedic foray into Brooklyn’s Satmar Hasidic community and other alien territory. More »
Breezy documentary about the aging owner of a small Icelandic museum dedicated to penises and his quest for one last, coveted exhibit is a charmer, thanks to the warmth and sly sense of humor the protagonist brings to his unusual hobby. More »
Chock-full of funny lines and deliciously skewed attitude, this hazy Kid is worth adopting. More »
The Digital Cinema Distribution Coalition (DCDC) has concluded a template agreement with the Cinema Buying Group More »
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