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Movie Review: ‘Secret In Their Eyes’

In ‘Secret in Their Eyes,’ Julia Roberts plays a grief-stricken FBI investigator based in Los Angeles whose heart is broken and world is shattered when her teenage daughter is raped and murdered.


NEW YORK, NY - NOVEMBER 16:  (L-R) Director Jonathan Levine, Actors Seth Rogen, Anthony Mackie and Joseph Gordon-Levitt attend "The Night Before" New York Premiere at Landmark Sunshine Cinema on November 16, 2015 in New York City.  (Photo by Cindy Ord/Getty Images)

Movie Review: ‘The Night Before’

Viewers seeking a disciplined, well-made holiday attraction will be similarly disappointed.


Samsung celebrates the premiere of The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 2 on November 16, 2015 in Los Angeles, California. (credit: Jonathan Leibson/Getty Images for Samsung)

Movie Review: ‘The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 2’

‘The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 2’ is the fourth and final movie installment in the science fiction franchise based on the futuristic dystopian fantasies of Young Adult novelist Suzanne Collins.


LOS ANGELES, CA - NOVEMBER 12:  (L-R) Jake Lacy, June Squibb, Director Jessie Nelson, John Goodman, Blake Baumgartner, Anthony Mackie, Olivia Wilde, Alex Borstein, Diane Keaton, Dan Amboyer and Bolt attend the "Love The Coopers" Holiday Luncheon Benefiting The LA Regional Food Bank at The Grove on November 12, 2015 in Los Angeles, California.  (Photo by Joe Scarnici/Getty Images for CBS Films)

Movie Review: Love The Coopers

The ensemble cast includes Diane Keaton (who also served as one of the executive producers), John Goodman, Alan Arkin, Amanda Seyfried, Ed Helms, Olivia Wilde, Marisa Tomei, June Squibb, Jake Lacy, Anthony Mackie, and Steve Martin’s voice as the narrator.


HOLLYWOOD, CA - NOVEMBER 09:  (L-R) Actors Cote de Pablo, Rodrigo Santoro, Juliette Binoche, Lou Diamond Phillips, director Patricia Riggen and actors Juan Pablo Raba and Antonio Banderas attend the Centerpiece Gala Premiere of Alcon Entertainment's "The 33" during AFI FEST 2015 presented by Audi at TCL Chinese Theatre on November 9, 2015 in Hollywood, California.  (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images For AFI)

Movie Review: ‘The 33’

The 33 is a suspense biodrama about the catastrophic explosion and collapse of a gold-and-copper mine shaft in Chile and the subsequent rescue attempt.


US director Thomas McCarthy (C), US actor Mark Ruffalo (R) and US actor Stanley Tucci pose during the photocall of the movie 'Spotlight' presented out of competition at the 72nd Venice International Film Festival on September 3, 2015 at Venice Lido. AFP PHOTO / TIZIANA FABI (credit: TIZIANA FABI/AFP/Getty Images)

Movie Review: ‘Spotlight’

Anyone already sad about what seems to be the imminent death of investigative print journalism will be further saddened in that regard by ‘Spotlight.’


WESTWOOD, CA - NOVEMBER 01:  Singer Meghan Trainor and the cast of "The Peanuts Movie" attend the premiere of 20th Century Fox's "The Peanuts Movie" at The Regency Village Theatre on November 1, 2015 in Westwood, California.  (Photo by Alberto E. Rodriguez/Getty Images)

Movie Review: ‘The Peanuts Movie’

The Peanuts Movie is a movie based on Peanuts, the beloved comic strip – the film commemorates the strip’s 65th anniversary — with a group of characters who have, it seems, always been a part of our lives.


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Movie Review: ‘Spectre’

‘Spectre,’ Agent 007 adventure number 24, has got sizable shoes to fill. And that it doesn’t manage to do.


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Movie Review: ‘Burnt’

In the culinary dramedy, ‘Burnt,’ Cooper stars as a high-end, bad-boy chef named Adam Jones, a gifted but self-destructive, hotheaded two-star Michelin celebrity chef.


NEW YORK, NY - OCTOBER 12:  (L-R) Abi Morgan, Helen Pankhurst, Alison Owen,  Carey Mulligan, Sarah Gavron and Faye Ward attend the "Suffragette" New York Premiere at The Paris Theatre on October 12, 2015 in New York City.  (Photo by Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images)

Movie Review: ‘Suffragette’

The bracing drama is a tribute to brave women living in patriarchal societies who spoke out about gender inequality and imbalance at great risk and sacrifice for the benefit of women of future generations.


Producers George Clooney, Grant Heslov, actress/executive producer Sandra Bullock, actress Zoe Kazan and director David Gordon Green attend the "Our Brand Is Crisis" press conference at the 2015 Toronto International Film Festival at TIFF Bell Lightbox on September 12, 2015 in Toronto, Canada.  (Photo by Jason Merritt/Getty Images)

Movie Review: ‘Our Brand Is Crisis’

Sandra Bullock stars as “Calamity” Jane Bodine, a ruthless but retired political strategist and tactician – the polite translation of spin doctor — who, when the film opens, has had some sort of meltdown and has downshifted, now living a secluded life in a log cabin.


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Movie Review: ‘Rock the Kasbah’

‘Rock the Kasbah’ is a curious comedy that drops rock names galore, then crashes on the rocks.


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Movie Review: ‘Anomalisa’

‘Anomalisa’ is the latest confession of a dangerous mind from the one-of-a-kind Charlie Kaufman.


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Movie Review: ‘Crimson Peak’

‘Crimson Peak’ is a combo-platter melodrama set at the beginning of the twentieth century.


Michael Fassbender stars as 'Steve Jobs.' (credit: Universal Pictures)

Movie Review: ‘Steve Jobs’

‘Steve Jobs’ follows Jobs (2013) and ‘Steve Jobs: The Man in the Machine’ to the movie marketplace, each emerging progressively stronger than its predecessor, and all three warts-and-all portraits worthwhile.


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