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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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Movie Review: ‘The Devil Inside’

Supernatural chillers about possession with the power disturb, like ‘The Exorcist’, ‘The Exorcism of Emily Rose’, ‘The Last Exorcism’, and even ‘The Rite’ rarely traffic in three-dimensional character delineation — and neither does ‘The Devil Inside’, which exhibits very little interest in the mother-daughter bond that is embedded in the film’s basic premise.

01/07/2012

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Movie Review: ‘War Horse’

Spielberg tries not to overdo the self-conscious tear-jerking. He succeeds, but at a price.

12/30/2011

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Movie Review: ‘The Adventures of Tintin’

Tintin is herehere. Finally. Of course, just how grateful each of us is about the arrival of The Adventures of Tintin will vary wildly.

12/28/2011

Asa Butterfield as Hugo Cabret in 'Hugo.' (Credit: GK Films)

Movie Review: ‘Hugo’

Yep, director Martin Scorsese, for so long associated with dark crime dramas, delivers an ingenious and enchanting adventure about the early days of the movies. Not only is ‘Hugo’, ostensibly a kidflick, visually mesmerizing, it’s also an enthralling and moving tribute to film artists of an earlier era who worked in a kind of obscurity that modern major moviemakers like Scorsese have long since left behind.

11/26/2011

Michelle Williams as Marilyn Monroe in 'My Week with Marilyn.' (Credit: The Weinstein Company)

Movie Review: ‘My Week with Marilyn’

A half-century after her death, she and her legend continue to haunt us. And that, combined with the pleasure of watching a skilled actress portray her on the big screen, makes ‘My Week with Marilyn’ fascinating despite its limitations.

11/25/2011

Kenny Wormald (left) and Julianne Hough (right) star in Footloose. (Credit: Paramount Pictures)

Movie Review: ‘Footloose’

Had it cut loose a bit from its namesake original, “Footloose” might have been fancy-free. Instead, it’s got retread written all over it.

10/13/2011

Jason Statham (left) and Clive Owen (right) in 'Killer Elite.' (Credit: Open Road Films)

Movie Review: ‘Killer Elite’

The makers seem to think that gunfire exchanges represent the height of drama. They couldn’t be more wrong. As for the rooting interest aspect of the film, it’s muddy at best.

09/24/2011

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Movie Review: ‘Apollo 18’

An alarming lunar landing looms large in this science fiction adventure that offers a few echoes of “Alien” and manages to not only startle but frighten.

09/06/2011

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Movie Review: ‘The Devil’s Double’

‘The Devil’s Double’ is an outlandish and exploitative bio-thriller that, despite its wrongheaded excess, manages to feature a double-barreled breakthrough by on-the-rise actor Dominic Cooper.

08/06/2011

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