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Zac Efron stars as the head of a fraternity in "Neighbors." (credit: Universal Pictures)

Movie Review: ‘Neighbors’

What we routinely accept in a “Three Stooges” short or a “Tom & Jerry” cartoon doesn’t necessarily cut it in a feature narrative.

05/08/2014

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Movie Review: ‘That Awkward Moment’

“That Awkward Moment” is a quirky R-rated romantic comedy about the romantic and bromantic adventures of three twentysomething buddies.

02/01/2014

(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

(Marcia Gay Harden and Zac Efron star in "Parkland.")

Movie Review: ‘Parkland’

It’s a witness-to-history drama about the immediate aftermath of the JFK assassination and the events of the next four days.

10/03/2013

(Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images for PCA)

People’s Choice Awards A Feast For ‘Hunger Games’

“The Hunger Games” devoured the competition at the People’s Choice Awards, emerging the top victor with five trophies.

01/10/2013

("Tim & Eric's Billion Dollar Movie.")

Bill Wine Picks the WORST Movies of 2012

“These are the ten hours of my life I most vociferously want back!” — Bill Wine.

01/01/2013

("The Paperboy" stars Zac Efron and Nicole Kidman.)

Movie Review: ‘The Paperboy’

Pulp fiction at its pulpiest and most R-rated outrageous, “The Paperboy” is a sweaty and sleazy southern-fried gothic.

10/05/2012

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Movie Review: ‘Liberal Arts’

‘Liberal Arts’ is a distinctive and original film that majors in maturity and manhood, romance and regret.

09/29/2012

(Credit: Murray Close/Lionsgate)

Moviegoers’ Hunger Finally Satisfied

After spending four weekends in first place at the box office, the science fiction epic, ‘The Hunger Games’, was finally overtaken by two new attractions.

04/23/2012

(Zac Efron stars as a former US Marine in "The Lucky One.")

Movie Review: ‘The Lucky One’

This is an adaptation of the 2008 novel of the same name, a comfort-food romantic drama that may be formulaic but that delivers dependably for its target audience.

04/20/2012

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‘Lorax’ Knocks Off Navy SEALS At Box Office

The animated feature, “Dr. Seuss’ The Lorax”, with a voice cast led by Zac Efron and Danny DeVito, ran away to a first-place finish on its debut weekend, earning an estimated and surprising $71-million.

03/05/2012

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Movie Review: ”Dr. Seuss’ The Lorax”

It’s a deforestation fable about the effects of industrialized society on the environment.

03/01/2012

(Ashton Kutcher and Lea Michele are among the overpacked cast of "New Year's Eve.")

Movie Review: ‘New Year’s Eve’

Producer and director Garry Marshall brings back Valentine’s Day’s Jessica Biel and Ashton Kutcher while welcoming the thriving local populace to his cast and then letting everyone alone to act in whatever style each of them sees fit.

12/09/2011

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Your Holiday Movie Preview

What are the end-of-the-year flicks that we’ll be flocking to during the holiday season and beyond?

12/02/2011

Movie Review: Charlie St. Cloud

by KYW’s Bill Wine Teen/tween heartthrob or not, Zac Efron takes another step in the direction of artistic credentialing and legitimate superstardom. In the supernatural romantic drama, Charlie St. Cloud, the enormously talented Efron plays […]

07/29/2010

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