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(Ben Stiller, center, stars in "Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb.")

Movie Review: ‘Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb’

This is a fuzzy fantasy-comedy in which the figures come to life, but the movie doesn’t.

12/18/2014

(Zach Galifianakis,  Owen Wilson, and Amy Poehler star in "Are You Here.")

Movie Review: ‘Are You Here’

(2 stars out of 4)One of the film’s biggest problems is our realization that we’re watching likable actors playing unlikable, alienating characters who are not inherently compelling enough to have us not mind the company we’re keeping.

08/21/2014

(TIlda Swinton and Ralph Fiennes are among the large array of stars in "The Grand Budapest Hotel.")

Movie Review: ‘The Grand Budapest Hotel’

The Grand Budapest Hotel, a story within a story within a story, is set in the fictional Eastern European republic of Zubrowka between World War I and World War II.

03/13/2014

(Owen Wilson voices the lead character in the animated feature "Free Birds.")

Movie Review: ‘Free Birds’

The writers let the fowl-out-of-water narrative get away from them in the late going, but the initial premise is a solid one and the funny jokes and clever bits are plentiful.

10/31/2013

(Ethan Hawke stars in "The Purge.")

Weekend Box Office: Ethan Hawke Purges The Competition

The Purge was the surprise box office champ, earning an estimated $36-million on its debut weekend.

06/10/2013

(Own Wilson and Vince Vaughn star in "The Internship.")

Movie Review: ‘The Internship’

Despite being an unabashed two-hour product-placement commercial for Google, “The Internship” is enjoyably entertaining in spite of itself.

06/07/2013

(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

(Credit: Dreamworks)

‘Real Steel’ Muscles Out ‘Footloose’ At The Box Office

The family film starring Hugh Jackman earned over $16-million, based on studio estimates, in its second weekend of release.

10/17/2011

(Owen Wilson, Steve Martin, and Jack Black head a big cast in "The Big Year.")

Movie Review: ‘The Big Year’

Lord knows, bird enthusiasts have been waiting quite a while for a flick aimed at their demographic.

10/14/2011

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Movie Review: ‘Cars 2′

It’s not equal to the masterful original, “Cars,” but it would border on the miraculous if it were.

06/23/2011

(Owen Wilson and Rachel McAdams star in Woody Allen's latest movie, "Midnight in Paris.")

Movie Review: ‘Midnight in Paris’

As the old joke says, nostalgia ain’t what it used to be. And here’s Woody Allen’s latest comedy to prove it.

06/02/2011

("Fast Five")

Bill Wine’s Summer Movie Preview

What will moviegoers be looking forward to, flocking to, then fleeing from or returning to, on theatre screens between now and late August?

05/14/2011

(Gnomeo & Juliet won the weekend box office for the first time)

Weekend Box Office: ‘Gnomeo & Julet’ Takes Top Spot

It was a slow Oscar weekend at the box office with a Shakespeare-inspired animated movie coming out on top.

02/28/2011

(Robert De Niro, Owen Wilson, Ben Stiller, and Harvey Keitel in "Little Fockers.")

Movie Review: Little Fockers

Boy, should this franchise have stopped at two!

12/22/2010

(Reese Witherspoon and Paul Rudd in "How Do You Know."  Photo provided)

Movie Review: How Do You Know 

Not that there’s anything terribly wrong with this romantic comedy. It’s just that there’s not enough right with it.

12/17/2010

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