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Movie Review: ‘The Lady in the Van’

‘The Lady in the Van,’ is a comedy adaptation of the play of the same name by Alan Bennett, based on a “mostly true story.”

01/28/2016

attends the 25th Annual Gotham Independent Film Awards at Cipriani Wall Street on November 30, 2015 in New York City.

Movie Review: Dirty Grandpa

How shockingly horrendous and aggressively unfunny is Dirty Grandpa? Let’s put it this way.

01/23/2016

LOS ANGELES, CA - JANUARY 14: Actress Maria Bello poses during the AwesomenessTV special fan screening of "The 5th Wave" at Pacific Theatre at The Grove January 14, 2016 in Los Angeles California. (Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

Movie Review: ‘The 5th Wave’

The first of a trilogy, The 5th Wave is a post-apocalyptic, teen-centric science fiction thriller.

01/22/2016

British actress Charlotte Rampling poses during a photocall for the movie ''45 years. (credit: JOHN MACDOUGALL/AFP/Getty Images)

Movie Review: ’45 Years’

’45 Years’ is the first for which British actress Charlotte Rampling has been acknowledged by the industry, with an Oscar nomination for Best Actress in a Leading Role.

01/21/2016

ARLINGTON, TX - JANUARY 12:  Actor John Krasinski attends the Dallas Premiere of the Paramount Pictures film ’13 Hours: The Secret Soldiers of Benghazi’ at the AT&T Dallas Cowboys Stadium on January 12, 2016 in Arlington, Texas.  (Photo by Jason Kempin/Getty Images for Paramount Pictures)

Movie Review: ’13 Hours: The Secret Soldiers of Benghazi’

It’s is a relentless, one-dimensional, technically adroit tribute.

01/16/2016

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Movie Review: ‘Norm of the North’

The overall problem with Norm of the North is that he and his movie are below the norm.

01/15/2016

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Movie Review: ‘Ride Along 2’

If you rode along with the original, you may be fine riding along with the sequel. But don’t expect much in the way of Ride Along 2 being more than a long ride. Backwards.

01/14/2016

Actress Natalie Dormer arrives at the People's Choice Awards 2016 at Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles, California, on January 6, 2016. AFP PHOTO /ANGELA WEISS / AFP / ANGELA WEISS        (Photo credit should read ANGELA WEISS/AFP/Getty Images)

Movie Review: ‘The Forest’

A supernatural horror thriller that doesn’t trust its premise enough to create and sustain any internal logic

01/09/2016

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Movie Review: ‘The Revenant’

‘The Revenant’ is a western adventure and revenge melodrama about Hugh Glass, a real-life frontiersman and fur trapper with a half-Pawnee son who, in the Rockies in the 1820s, sought vengeance against the men who left him for dead after he was mauled by a bear.

01/08/2016

Australian actress Cate Blanchett (L) and US actress Rooney Mara pose on arrival for a gala screening of the movie 'Carol.' (credit: NIKLAS HALLE'N/AFP/Getty Images)

Movie Review: ‘Carol’

‘Carol’ is the story of a lesbian romance during an era when same-sex relationships stayed surreptitious, to say the least.

01/07/2016

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The Top Ten Movies of 2015

Here are one critic’s countdown – according to the voting members of the Academy of Me, Myself, and I – the most stimulating and fulfilling moviegoing experiences of the past year.

12/29/2015

Actor Channing Tatum attends the New York premiere of 'The Hateful Eight.' (credit: Nicholas Hunt/Getty Images)

Movie Review: ‘The Hateful Eight’

‘The Hateful Eight’ is a western, but before long we realize that it is also essentially an indoor, even claustrophobic, Agatha Christie mystery.

12/29/2015

Actor Ryan Gosling attends 'The Big Short' New York premiere. (credit: Astrid Stawiarz/Getty Images)

Movie Review: ‘The Big Short’

It’s possible to be disenfranchised and entertained simultaneously. And ‘The Big Short’ proves it because this is an easy movie to sit through and not quite understand.

12/29/2015

Will Ferrell and Mark Wahlberg attend the Dublin Premiere of 'Daddy's Home' at the Savoy Cinema in Dublin, Ireland. (credit: Clodagh Kilcoyne/Getty Images for Paramount Pictures)

Movie Review: ‘Daddy’s Home’

In ‘Daddy’s Home,’ not only is daddy home (Mark Wahlberg), but stepdaddy (Will Ferrell) is there too.

12/26/2015

Actress Jennifer Lawrence attends the 'Joy' New York Premiere at Ziegfeld Theater in New York City. (credit: Nicholas Hunt/Getty Images)

Movie Review: ‘Joy’

‘Joy’ chronicles four decades in the life of Joy Mangano, whose life loosely inspired director David O. Russell’s screenplay.

12/25/2015

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