Review: Reworking of 'Magnificent Seven' is just so-so

Review: Reworking of 'Magnificent Seven' is just so-so 

Lack of imaginative characters or action keeps this retread from hitting the bull's-eye.

Animated comedy 'Storks' delivers enjoyable family fare

September 22
Animated comedy 'Storks' delivers enjoyable family fare
REVIEW: Silly asides and a touching emotional core entertain kids and adults alike.

Why moviegoers can expect more political films than ever this fall

September 18
Why moviegoers can expect more political films than ever this fall
Filmmakers prove that corruption, hacks, backstabbing and backroom deals can be irresistibly addictive.
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September 24

Director Curtis Hanson: A classicist and a chameleon

Hollywood director Curtis Hanson is remembered for his tremendous range.
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September 24

Movies opening Sept. 30

Opening Friday   Deepwater Horizon (PG-13) The 2010 explosion of the offshore drilling rig Deepwater Horizon. With Mark Wahlberg and Kate Hudson. The…
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September 23

Movie spot: 'Best Fake Friends'

With friends like this ... As bad as high school cliques can be, they’ve got nothing on the exclusive coteries that exist among pampered adults.…
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September 23

Movie reviews in brief: 'Demon,' 'Max Rose'

Demon ⋆⋆⋆½ out of four stars Rated: R for language and some sexuality/nudity. In subtitled Polish and Yiddish, and English.
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September 20
Director Curtis Hanson in the middle of a row in the otherwise vacant...

Curtis Hanson, director of '8 Mile,' 'L.A. Confidential,' dies at age 71

LOS ANGELES — Curtis Hanson, who won a screenwriting Oscar for "L.A. Confidential" and directed the psychological thriller "The Hand That Rocks the Cradle" and…
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September 20

Angelina Jolie files for divorce from Brad Pitt 'for the health of the family'

Angelina Jolie has filed for divorce from Brad Pitt after just over two years of marriage.
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September 17

On screen this fall: Amy Adams (twice), Ang Lee (once), plus Disney taps Lin-Manuel Miranda for 'Moana'

‘The Girl on the Train’ A spine-chiller promising the voyeuristic thrills of Hitchcock’s “Rear Window” and the unexpected twists of “Gone Girl.” Emily Blunt plays…
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September 17

Movies opening Sept. 25

Movies opening Friday Best Fake Friends (not rated) A lonely and naive housewife gets swept up into the world of alpha moms. Demon…
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September 16

Reviewed in brief: 'I Am Not A Serial Killer, 'The JT LeRoy Story,' 'Our Little Sister'

I Am Not a Serial Killer ⋆⋆⋆½ out of four stars Rated: Unrated Theater: Mall of America   Movies…
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September 15

Review: New 'Blair Witch' gets lost in the woods 

New take on "The Blair Witch Project" is cursed.
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September 15

Review: 'Bridget Jones's Baby' is an adorable mess 

The British heroine is back — without Hugh Grant but with a baby on the way.
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September 15

Review: 'Snowden' is Oliver Stone's latest triumph in political filmmaking 

The Edward Snowden scandal becomes a high-tech, high-IQ spy saga for the surveillance age.
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September 15

'It's a rebel story' — Why Oliver Stone became fascinated with Edward Snowden

Oliver Stone discusses his fascination with whistleblower and international fugitive Edward Snowden.
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September 11

'Sully' cruises to a higher altitude with audiences

Adult audiences turned out in droves to take the plunge with "Sully," director Clint Eastwood's dramatization of the Miracle on the Hudson. The film took…
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September 10

Movies opening Sept. 16

Movies opening Friday   Blair Witch (R) After discovering an old video, a man and his friends head to the woods in search…
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September 9

Reviewed in brief: 'The Hollars' and 'The People vs. Fritz Bauer'

The Hollars ½ out of four stars Rated: PG-13 for brief language and some thematic material. Theater: Uptown   TV…
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September 8

'Sully' soars as a thriller and character study 

REVIEW: Despite a few in-flight wobbles from the screenplay's repeated flashbacks, "Sully" is excellent from takeoff to landing.
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September 8

An outsider comes of age in 'Morris from America' 

REVIEW: A winningly executed growing-up comedy with a transnational spin, "Morris from America" examines the ways that ideas about differing cultures move in different directions.
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September 8

Dark winter-set thriller is a bizarre snow job 

REVIEW: A revenge-minded snowplow driver piles up the bodies and the laughs in a quirky comic adventure.
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September 8

Movie spotlight: 'The Wild Life'

‘The Wild Life’ The Robinson Crusoe story has been told a multitude of ways since Daniel Defoe’s 1719 novel. But “The Wild Life”
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