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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.


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.


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.


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.


Actor Will Smith attends the 'Concussion' New York Premiere at AMC Loews Lincoln Square in New York City. (credit:  Mike Coppola/Getty Images)

Movie Review: ‘Concussion’

‘Concussion’ is a story of whistleblowing as a highly credentialed pathologist tries to discover and tell the truth about brain damage among football players who routinely experience repeated concussions during their playing careers.


(L-R) Steve Gilula, Michael Caine, Sumi Jo, Harvey Keitel, Jane Fonda, Paul Dano, Madalina Ghenea, Paolo Sorrentino, David Lang and Nancy Utley arrive at the premiere of Fox Searchlight Pictures' 'Youth' at DGA Theater on November 17, 2015 in Los Angeles, California. (credit: Joshua Blanchard/Getty Images)

Movie Review: ‘Youth’

‘Youth’ co-stars Michael Caine and Harvey Keitel — the former a two-time Oscar winner (Hannah and her Sisters, The Cider House Rules), the latter an Oscar nominee (Bugsy) — have appeared in a couple hundred films between them.


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Movie Review: ‘Sisters’

Originally titled ‘The Nest,’ ‘Sisters’ is a wrongheaded, back-to-the-drawing board comedy featuring Tina Fey and Amy Poehler as siblings.


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Movie Review: ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’

The science fiction epic, ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens,’ is the seventh episode (of a planned nine) in the sturdy franchise.


Actors Marion Cotillard and Michael Fassbender attend the 'Macbeth' Premiere during the 68th annual Cannes Film Festival in Cannes, France. (credit: Pascal Le Segretain/Getty Images)

Movie Review: ‘Macbeth’

Michael Fassbender and Marion Cotillard take on the demanding and iconic roles of Macbeth and Lady Macbeth in the latest big-screen version of ‘Macbeth.’


Alicia Vikander and Eddie Redmayne attend the UK Film Premiere of 'The Danish Girl' in London. (credit: Eamonn M. McCormack/Getty Images)

Movie Review: ‘The Danish Girl’

As much the portrait of a marriage of soulmates as it is an account of a transgender transformation, ‘The Danish Girl’ is also a showcase for two brilliant performances.


Elsa Pataky and Chris Hemsworth attend 'In The Heart Of The Sea' Premiere at Frederick P. Rose Hall, Jazz at Lincoln Center on December 7, 2015 in New York City. (credit: Nicholas Hunt/Getty Images)

Movie Review: ‘In the Heart of the Sea’

‘In the Heart of the Sea’ is the seagoing story behind the story or, as the song says, a “whale of a tale.”


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Movie Review: ‘Chi-Raq’

‘Chi-Raq’ is a modern-day adaptation of the ancient Greek play, Lysistrata, by Aristophanes, a bawdy comedy in which the women of Athens attempt to bring an end to the Peloponnesian War by denying sex to all the men in their lives.


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Movie Review: ‘The Good Dinosaur’

‘The Good Dinosaur’ is an amiable prehistoric comedic adventure with an intriguing premise.



Movie Review: ‘Creed’

‘Creed’ is ‘Rocky’ reboot for a new generation.


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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.


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