REVIEW: Jennifer Aniston turns in the riskiest, most emotionally naked performance of her career in “Cake.” The anti-vanity leap she takes is big, brave and deserving of sustained admiration.
REVIEW: A quieter kind of kids movie, Oscar-nominated “Song of the Sea” casts a delicate spell.
REVIEW: Any film credited with its own "mustache wrangler" really should have been much more fun than Johnny Depp's latest misfiring action-comedy.
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Laurie Hertzel is senior editor for books at the Star Tribune, where she has worked since 1996.
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