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Movie Review: Kong: Skull Island

Everyone’s at least heard of King Kong. It was the 1933 original that spawned what eventually grew into a Kong-a line of giant-ape flicks.

03/09/2017

Movie Review: ‘Before I Fall’

‘Before I Fall’ is a drama, but like its predecessors, it uses the time-warp device to explore its characters.

03/08/2017

Oscar Winners – What’s Next?

With their golden statuettes at home and the adjective, “Oscar-winning,” permanently etched on their resumes, last week’s crowned stars move on with higher profiles and raised pay grades.

03/07/2017

Movie Review: ‘Table 19’

Table 19 is every wedding-reception-from-hell anecdote invited to one movie premise.

03/02/2017

Movie Review: ‘My Life As A Zucchini’

It’s not that he is a zucchini. It’s that he wants to be called Zucchini.

03/02/2017

Weekend Box Office Report: ‘Get Out’ Tops Box Office

Overall, industry-wide totals for Oscars weekend were well below those of last weekend as well as those of a year ago.

02/26/2017

The Academy Awards Oscars (Photo by Robyn Beck/Getty Images)

Oscar Pix And Predix: Best Picture

Sunday evening at the internationally televised Oscar ceremony, nine of 2016’s best movies vie for the Academy Award for Best Picture.

02/22/2017

Oscar Pix And Predix: Actors

Last time, we handicapped the ladies duking it out for Academy Awards on Sunday evening. Today we turn to the Oscar-seeking gentlemen.

02/20/2017

Oscar Pix And Predix: Actresses

With the glitzy, glamorous Academy Awards ceremony just a few days away, let’s take a ladies-first look at the races for Best Actress and Best Supporting Actress.

02/19/2017

Movie Review: ‘The Red Turtle’

The animated The Red Turtle is a silent castaway fable that explores our connection to the natural world.

02/17/2017

Movie Review: ‘A United Kingdom’

The United Kingdom doesn’t come off so great in the cleverly titled A United Kingdom — about as well as the state of Virginia comes off in Loving.

02/16/2017

Movie Review: ‘The LEGO Batman Movie’

The LEGO Batman Movie borrows from the Batman mythology to deliver a lighthearted Batman flick but with comedy and Lego.

02/09/2017

Weekend Box Office Report: Split Remains Top Of Box Office

Industry-wide Super Bowl Weekend totals were much lower than those of last weekend as well as those of a year ago.

02/05/2017

Movie Review: ‘Rings’

‘Rings’ has a familiar ring to it. That’s because it’s the third offering in the supernatural-horror-thriller franchise launched in 2002.

02/04/2017

Movie Review: ‘The Space Between Us’

Well, it’s certainly an aptly titled movie.

02/02/2017

Movie Review: ‘The Comedian’

It’s called “The Comedian”, but it’s not a comedy.

02/02/2017

Movie Review: ‘Gold’

Not much glitters in Gold.

01/26/2017

Movie Review: ‘A Dog’s Purpose’

‘A Dog’s Purpose’ is a family comedy-drama aimed at young kids and dog-owning adults.

01/26/2017

Movie Review: ‘XXX: Return Of Xander Cage’

XXX marked the spot-spot-spot for its target audience with enough commercial success to spawn a pair of sequels. So far.

01/23/2017

Movie Review: 20th Century Women

So we’ll raise 2-1/2 stars out of 4…

01/19/2017

Movie Review: The Founder

So we’ll order 3 stars out of 4.

01/19/2017

Movie Review: ‘Split’

‘Split’ is a twisted, breathlessly absorbing psychological horror thriller with elements of the supernatural, written and directed by M. Night Shyamalan.

01/19/2017

Movie Review: ‘Paterson’

‘Paterson’ is a week-in-the-life drama, one day at a time, about a city bus driver who writes poetry as an avocation.

01/14/2017

Movie Review: ‘Live By Night’

Live by Night is an organized crime drama set in the Prohibition era.

01/14/2017

Movie Review: ‘Patriot’s Day’

The first commandment in making a movie about a recent real-life tragedy like the 2013 Boston Marathon bombing is to demonstrate respect for the victims and heroes being depicted.

01/12/2017

Movie Review: ‘A Monster Calls’

A Monster Calls is a horror fantasy set in England about coming of age and overcoming loss.

01/05/2017

Movie Review: ‘Silence’

It’s about religion, but ‘Silence’ pulsates with violence.

01/05/2017

Bill Wine’s Winter Movie Preview

The upcoming Oscar campaign will dominate movie news In January and February, and the most prominent Academy Awards contenders will continue to beckon from multiplex marquees.

01/02/2017

Top Ten Movies Of 2016

It’s the end of the year, which means it’s time to glance back and acknowledge 2016’s best movie-going experiences.

12/31/2016

Movie Review: ‘Hidden Figures’

Space, race, and the space race.

12/29/2016

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