Cate Blanchett

("The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies")

Movie Review: ‘The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies’

Like its predecessors, The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies leaves you wanting less.

12/17/2014

(Jay Baruchel returns as the voice of Hiccup in the sequel, "How To Train Your Dragon 2.")

Movie Review: ‘How to Train Your Dragon 2′

The first one was respectable. The second is delectable.

06/12/2014

Best Actress nominees for the 86th annual Academy Awards. (credit: ROBYN BECK/AFP/Getty Images)

Oscar Pix And Predix: Actresses

With the 86th Academy Awards ceremony only days away, we’re getting ready for the year’s best acting.

02/24/2014

("The Monuments Men" stars include, counter-clockwise from bottom left, George Clooney, who also directed; Matt Damon; Bob Balaban; and John Goodman.)

Movie Review: ‘The Monuments Men’

The Monuments Men may not be monumental, but it sure is quietly but richly entertaining.

02/12/2014

(Chris Pine stars in "Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit.")

Bill Wine’s Winter Movie Preview 2014

A lineup of new movies is ready for takeoff, with hopes of motivating us to venture out in the challenging winter weather in the direction of the nearest multiplex.

01/02/2014

(Leonardo DiCaprio stars as the title character in "The Great Gatsby.")

Bill Wine’s Summer Movie Previews

What do moviegoers have to look forward to (or, perhaps, in some cases, dread) through the rest of May and into June, July, and August?

05/07/2013

'The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey' (credit: Warner Bros. Pictures)

Movie Review: ‘The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey’

‘The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey’ – essentially a prequel to ‘The Lord of the Rings’ — is an unexpected clunker, a monumental bore.

12/14/2012

(Credit: Mark Ralston/AFP/Getty Images)

Your Sneak Peek At The Oscars

With the escapist summer movie season in the books, the 2012 Oscar races will soon be coming into view as the serious-minded fall feature films taxi down the runway.

09/08/2012

("Hanna" co-stars Cate Blanchett.)

Home Video Report: TV Collections and Recent Big-Screen Releases

Our video list for this week is a mix of new arrivals and reworked standards.

09/07/2011

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Movie Review: ‘Hanna’

“Hanna” is an action thriller/fairy tale about an only child who has been raised in a snowy forest in northern Finland by her ex-CIA agent father.

04/07/2011

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