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NEW YORK, NY - AUGUST 18:  Natalie Portman attends AOL Build Presents Natalie Portman Discussing Her New Film "A Tale Of Love And Darkness" at AOL HQ on August 18, 2016 in New York City.  (Photo by Nicholas Hunt/Getty Images)

Movie Review: ‘A Tale of Love and Darkness’

It’s a lovingly dark drama about the land of milk and honey that launches Natalie Portman’s second career.


MIAMI, FL - AUGUST 23:  Film Director Fede Alvarez attends the "Don't Breathe" Special Screening In Miami at Cinepolis Coconut Grove on August 23, 2016 in Miami, Florida.  (Photo by Gustavo Caballero/Getty Images for Allied)

Movie Review: ‘Don’t Breathe’

In its own perverse way, ‘Don’t Breathe’ takes your breath away.


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Movie Review: ‘Hell or High Water’

‘Hell or High Water’ is a crime-spree thriller about a pair of brothers, Toby and Tanner Howard, played respectively by Chris Pine and Ben Foster.


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Movie Review: ‘Florence Foster Jenkins’

‘Florence Foster Jenkins’ hits just about every note just right.


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Movie Review: ‘Indignation’

It’s rare in the modern movie marketplace for the author of the book from a which a film emerges to be the most familiar name connected with the project.


Samsung celebrates the Premiere of "Suicide Squad" at on July 28, 2016 in New York, New York.

Movie Review: ‘Suicide Squad’

But the movie, while not suicidal, is not good either.


NANTUCKET, MA - JUNE 23:  Director Heidi Ewing speaks at Q&A for the screening of 'NORMAN LEAR: JUST ANOTHER VERSION OF YOU' during the 2016 Nantucket Film Festival Day 2 on June 23, 2016 in Nantucket, Massachusetts.  (Photo by Nicholas Hunt/Getty Images for 2016 Nantucket Film Festival)

Movie Review: Norman Lear: Just Another Version Of You

Some might come into the film wondering why the subject deserves all this attention, but the film makes its case: what’s being celebrated here is somebody who absolutely pushed the boundaries of television and changed our culture for the better.


MADRID, SPAIN - JULY 13:  Actor Matt Damon attends "Jason Bourne" photocall at Villamagna Hotel on July 13, 2016 in Madrid, Spain.  (Photo by Juan Naharro Gimenez/Getty Images)

Movie Review: ‘Jason Bourne’

As sequels go, Jason Bourne may not feel necessary, but it’s absorbing nonetheless.


NEW YORK - MAY 19:  Fans wait in line to buy remaining tickets to popular movies including "The Da Vinci Code" May 19, 2006 at the AMC Theaters on 42nd Street in New York City. Worldwide protests and bans on the film resulted from groups opposed to the depiction of religious organizations and factual misrepresentations in the book and movie.  (Photo by Chris Hondros/Getty Images)

Movie Review: ‘Bad Moms’

The film is not exactly nuanced and is underwritten enough to be uneven, but at least it has a specific, audience-friendly agenda and is fitfully amusing.


LOS ANGELES, CA - JUNE 28: (L-R) Actress Kathryn Hahn, producers Shivani Rawat and Lynette Howell, actors Viggo Mortensen, Annalise Basso, Shree Crooks, writer/director Matt Ross, actresses Samantha Isler and Missi Pyle and producer Jamie Patricof attend the premiere of Bleecker Street Media's 'Captain Fantastic' at Harmony Gold on June 28, 2016 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Matt Winkelmeyer/Getty Images)

Movie Review: ‘Captain Fantastic’

The title makes it sounds like a comic book-inspired superhero thriller. It’s not. In fact, it’s anything but.


NEW YORK, NY - JULY 18:  Actresses Jennifer Saunders (L) and Joanna Lumley attend the "Absolutely Fabulous: The Movie" New York premiere at SVA Theater on July 18, 2016 in New York City.  (Photo by Michael Loccisano/Getty Images)

Movie Review: ‘Absolutely Fabulous: The Movie’

Ab Fab is back. And, given the state of the world of late and our collective need for a few laughs, not a moment too soon.


LONDON, ENGLAND - JULY 12:  Chris Pine arrives for the UK premiere of "Star Trek Beyond" at Empire Leicester Square on July 12, 2016 in London, UK.  (Photo by Ian Gavan/Getty Images)

Movie Review: ‘Star Trek Beyond’

‘Star Trek Beyond, ‘ the third installment in the most recent rebooted series, is very much on the pedestrian side.


(From L) US director Woody Allen, US actress Kristen Stewart and US actor Jesse Eisenberg pose as they arrive on May 11, 2016 for the screening of the film "Cafe Society" during the opening ceremony of the 69th Cannes Film Festival in Cannes, southern France.  / AFP / ALBERTO PIZZOLI        (Photo credit should read ALBERTO PIZZOLI/AFP/Getty Images)

Movie Review: ‘Café Society’

‘Café Society’ is essentially a romcom. But there’s an existential sadness underlying the plot that gives the film a legitimate distinctiveness.


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Movie Review: ‘Ghostbusters’

Thirty years later, it arrives, a reimagined ‘Ghostbusters’ for a new generation.


NANTUCKET, MA - JUNE 22:  Owen Suskind, Journalist Ron Suskind and Cornelia Suskind Speak at Q&A for the screening of "Life, Animated" during the 2016 Nantucket Film Festival Day 1 on June 22, 2016 in Nantucket, Massachusetts.  (Photo by Nicholas Hunt/Getty Images for 2016 Nantucket Film Festival)

Movie Review: ‘Life, Animated’

Life, Animated is an emotionally engaging and richly rewarding documentary about the coming-of-age of an autistic child and the way that his passion for Disney cartoons unlocks the key to his language skills.


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