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NEW YORK, NY - JULY 13: Actors Laura Linney and Ian McKellen attend the New York premiere of 'Mr. Holmes' at Museum of Modern Art on July 13, 2015 in New York City. (Photo by Neilson Barnard/Getty Images)

Movie Review: Mr. Holmes

By Bill Wine PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Ah, Holmes sweet Holmes. Sherlock Holmes, that is, the fictional consulting detective created by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle in 1887. Has any screen character been portrayed more often on the […]

07/20/2015

Robin Williams (Photo Credit: Carl Court/Getty Images)

Movie Review: ‘Boulevard’

(2½ stars out of 4)That makes this already melancholy drama even more melancholy an experience, but one worth seeing nonetheless.

07/18/2015

NEW YORK, NY - JULY 14: Actors Bill Hader and Amy Schumer attend the 'Trainwreck' New York Premiere at Alice Tully Hall on July 14, 2015 in New York City. (Photo by Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images)

Move Review: ‘Trainwreck’

Judd Apatow, the writer, producer, and director of influential comedies for screens big and small over the last couple decades – with such films as The 40-Year-Old Virgin, Knocked Up, Funny People, and This is 40 — has introduced more than his share of major comic talents to the movie audience.

07/17/2015

LOS ANGELES, CA - JUNE 29:  A view of the atmosphere at the world premiere of Marvel's "Ant-Man" at The Dolby Theatre on June 29, 2015 in Los Angeles, California.  (Photo by Jesse Grant/Getty Images for Disney)

Movie Review: Ant-Man

Paul Rudd stars as ex-convict Scott Lang, an ex-cat burglar in the Robin Hood mold who is recruited by a scientist armed with a suit that allows him to shrink while gaining super-strength and then re-enlarge whenever he wishes.

07/16/2015

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Movie Review: “Transcendence”

It’s another science fiction thriller that’s awkwardly big and clunky instead of attractively modest and spunky.

04/18/2014

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Movie Review: “Under The Skin”

Scarlett Johansson’s last movie was Her and all we got was her voice. We never saw her. Her latest might have been called She. Or, possibly: It. And we always see her.

04/16/2014

Heaven Is For Real (Credit: Sony Pictures Entertainment.)

Movie Review: ‘Heaven Is For Real’

If it doesn’t quite feel heaven-sent, it at least boasts elements that approach heavenly.

04/16/2014

(Daniel Bruhl and Benedict Cumberbatch star in "The Fifth Estate.")

Movie Review: ‘The Fifth Estate’

The Fifth Estate may fancy itself a cyberthriller, but the thrills are few and far between.

10/17/2013

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Movie Review: ‘Enough Said’

There’s nothing like a perceptive and endearing romcom to restore one’s faith in the genre, which is why it’s difficult to say enough about “Enough Said.”

09/26/2013

Ryan Reynolds was born in Canada.

Movie Review: ‘R.I.P.D.’

They’re among the best lawmen who ever lived and died.

07/20/2013

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Movie Review: Chernobyl Diaries

‘Chernobyl Diaries’ is an effectively creepy horror thriller, an intense exercise in terror.

05/26/2012

(Actor John Cusack stars as struggling, self-pitying poet and author Edgar Allan Poe in 'The Raven') (credit: Rogue)

Movie Review: ‘The Raven’

The Raven flies in with an unabashedly farfetched and fanciful theory, a fictional account of what might have happened to Poe at life’s end.

04/26/2012

(Kristen Wiig and Jon Hamm star in 'Friends With Kids')

Movie Review: ‘Friends With Kids’

The double-meaning title makes it sound like a movie about a childless person whose friends have children. But it’s actually a movie about friends who decide to have a child.

03/08/2012

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Movie Review: ‘Journey 2: The Mysterious Island’

Here’s a sequel that’s pretty much the equal of its predecessor. That is not a compliment.

02/09/2012

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Movie Review: ‘Chronicle’

Call Chronicle an anti-superhero flick. But the level of entertainment that this modestly budgeted but cleverly resourceful science fiction thriller delivers is almost heroic.

02/04/2012

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