'La La Land' star Ryan Gosling loves the thrill of surprise

'La La Land' star Ryan Gosling loves the thrill of surprise

The actor brings his knack for the unexpected to the musical "La La Land," opening Dec. 16.

How female superfans made 'Star Wars' their own

December 9
How female superfans made 'Star Wars' their own
Vocal superfans obsess over the small but growing orbit of "Star Wars" heroines – and they're asking for more.

Review: D.C. political thriller 'Miss Sloane' wins the cynics' vote

December 9
Review: D.C. political thriller 'Miss Sloane' wins the cynics' vote
"Miss Sloane" paints a blunt picture of a ruthless Capitol Hill power broker.
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December 10

Movies opening Dec. 16

Movies opening Friday   The Brand New Testament (not rated) God is alive and lives in Brussels with his daughter in this comedy.
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December 9

Korean thriller puts emphasis on action

A spy story to keep an eye on Inspired by records of Japan’s occupation in the 1920s, “The Age of Shadows” (⋆⋆⋆⋆, unrated, in…
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December 8

How movies became the latest concert craze for Minnesota Orchestra

Orchestras across the country are banking on the popularity of film scores.
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December 8

'Things to Come' is the saga of a survivor

Isabelle Huppert shines in "Things to Come" as a woman who refuses to surrender to setbacks.
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December 8

'Office Christmas' is a real party pooper

An impressive cast is wasted in a comedy in which we've seen every joke before.
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December 7

Amy Schumer responds to 'Barbie' fat-shamers with swimsuit photo

Amy Schumer is putting some skin in the game in her battle with the fat-shamers of the world.
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December 7

An awards season primer

Awards season is upon us. Over the next few weeks, film award shows will be popping up fast and furiously. Here's a guide to some…
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December 3

Movies opening Dec. 11

Movies opening Friday   Miss Sloane (R) A ruthless lobbyist (Jessica Chastain) is notorious for her desire to win at all costs. Office…
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December 2

With historical movies, how important are the facts?

New site checks accuracy, but we should think about what changes mean.
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December 2

Britain's best ads light up the holidays at the Walker

For 40 years, the British Arrows Awards have celebrated the most creative work in the ad field, and for 30 of those years they have drawn the biggest annual crowds to the Walker's cinema.
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December 2

Kathy Bates jumped at chance to be part of 'Bad Santa 2'

Raunchy comedy "Bad Santa 2" was Oscar winner's chance to tackle "biker chick" role.
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December 1

No thumbs-up for 'Man Down' 

REVIEW: Shia LaBeouf's hard work to shed his boyish image gets wasted in a mishmash of plots and styles.
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November 30

Binge watching on Netflix no longer requires internet access

Netflix subscribers can now binge on many of their favorite shows and movies even when they don't have an internet connection.
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November 27

Movies opening Dec. 2

opening Friday   Man Down (R) In a post-apocalyptic America, former U.S. Marine Gabriel Drummer (Shia LaBeouf) searches desperately for his son.
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November 26

'Jackie' thrusts Natalie Portman into the midst of history

Actor's goal was to capture the first lady's depth at a time that traumatized the world.
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November 25

Two sides of Casey Affleck add up to one successful actor

Dueling personalities that are on display in "Manchester by the Sea" generate Oscar buzz.
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November 24

Review: 'Manchester by the Sea' offers eloquent look at family dynamics

Rich character study "Manchester by the Sea" unleashes a tidal wave of feelings. ★★★★ out of 4 stars
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November 24

'Rules Don't Apply' reboots Warren Beatty's career

His semi-retirement comes to a smashing halt with a comedy inspired by Howard Hughes.
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November 23

Nature documentary gets intimate

Animal magnetism French nature documentarians Jacques Perrin and Jacques Cluzaud don’t work fast. “Winged Migration” was released in 2001, and “Oceans” didn’t come along until…
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November 23

Review: Warren Beatty's 'Rules Don't Apply' rules the farce genre 

In the excellent Howard Hughes fantasia "Rules Don't Apply," absurdist disorder hits stratospheric heights.
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