Ed Harris

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Movie Review: ‘Planes: Fire & Rescue’

(2½ stars out of 4)This inevitable followup to the commercially successful kidflick “Planes” is another PG-rated film aimed unapologetically at the preschool kids in the audience.

07/17/2014

("Snowpiercer.")

Movie Review: ‘Snowpiercer’

With its idiosyncratic take on the 99 percent/one percent income-inequality class system and environmental destructiveness at the forefront, the film has remarkable contemporary relevance.

07/02/2014

(Sandra Bullock stars in "Gravity.")

Movie Review: ‘Gravity’

This is a brilliantly realized, completely riveting, dread-drenched science fiction thriller about two astronauts stranded in orbit around Earth.

10/03/2013

(Mark Wahlberg and Dwayne Johnson star in "Pain & Gain," an ostensible comedy about bodybuilders turned kidnap-murderers.)

Movie Review: ‘Pain & Gain’

This movie’s attempts at slapstick are about as funny as a tax audit.

04/25/2013

(Ed Harris stars as a Russian submarine commander in "Phantom.")

Movie Review: ‘Phantom’

“Inspired by actual events” it may be, but inspired it is not.

02/28/2013

(Sam Worthington, left, and Anthony Mackie are among the stars of "Man on a Ledge.")

Movie Review: ‘Man on a Ledge’

That nothing is quite what it seems, a familiar approach in this kind of thriller, is fine. We only wish that the eventual revelations were more interesting and satisfying.

01/27/2012

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Movie Review: The Way Back

This epic tale of survival is unbelievable. Literally.

01/21/2011

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