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Ginger & Rosa  (review)

Ginger & Rosa (review)

The only thing to recommend this is Elle Fanning's compelling performance. »

Evil Dead  (review)

Evil Dead (review)

This remake doesn't come close to the originals. »

G. I. Joe: Retaliation (review)

G. I. Joe: Retaliation (review)

The new G.I. JOE is a jumbled mess. »

The Call  (review)

The Call (review)

A 911 call rings up a wild ride »

Like Someone In Love

Like Someone In Love

This is painful on every level. Read if you wanna share my pain. »

Any Day Now (review)

Any Day Now (review)

It’s 1979 and Alan Cumming’s character is making his meager living as a drag performer. He quickly meets a shy closeted hunk (Garret Dillahunt) and they end up fighting for custody of an abandoned teen with Down syndrome. This is an affecting and sweet drama that’s elevated by Cumming’s feisty performance (and wonderful singing), Dillahunt’s lovable charm and Isaac Le... »

Broken City

Broken City

 Mark Wahlberg plays a hardened NYC cop (is there any other kind?), who turns private detective after an on-duty controversy. He’s hired by the city’s sketchy mayor (Russell Crowe) to conduct a personal investigation. This results in the inevitable paranoid political complications. While nothing here is particularly original or surprising, it’s well crafted and never drags or los... »

Barbara

Barbara

European in so many ways. »

Mama

Mama

For 5 years, 2 little girls are raised in the woods by a ghostly specter. When they’re returned to civilization, they move in with their uncle (Nikolaj Coster Waldau) and his girlfriend (Jessica Chastain). Of course, their “mama” comes with them. This is a relatively well-told ghost story with a creepy atmosphere, some nice surprises and a few good scares. Since there’s onl... »

Jack the Giant Slayer

Jack the Giant Slayer

Yet another Hollywoodization of a classic tale. The titular character gets his beans and a princess to rescue from the land of giants. It gets off to a slow start and stays that way. The action is very PG, which means noisy and dull. Although it’s not terrible, there’s nothing about this movie shows much imagination and the giants are staggeringly fake. A giant yawn. Movie website &nbs... »

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