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Movie review: Funny, moving WWII drama 'Their Finest' is the year's finest movie so far

T.S. Eliot wasn't thinking of movies when he wrote that April is the cruelest month, but it applies. Read more

Ben Affleck to appear at new autism film festival

Orange County will shed light on autism in a major way this weekend � the inaugural film festival AutFest "From Spectrum to Screen" will celebrate and bring awareness through films, panel discussions and some heavy star power. Read more

Movie review: Anne Hathaway takes on her strangest role in the monster-mash comedy 'Colossal'

"Colossal" can be seen as a ground-breaking movie, either for its strange twists or for the damage done by the giant monster that shows up to stomp around downtown Seoul. Read more

Movie review: Disney nature doc 'Born in China,' is a gorgeous theatrical treat for Earth Day

Parents need to know that "Born in China" is a fascinating nature documentary. Narrated by John Krasinski, it follows a rarely seen snow leopard fighting to feed her young in one of the harshest environments on earth, a golden monkey struggling after being cast out by his family, and a doting gia... Read more

Movie review: 'Colossal' is an amazing experience

Talk about flipping the script! "Colossal" is a subversive, wildly ambitious groundbreaker among giant creature features. It ditches every classic trope and screenwriting rule from Asian kaiju films, telling the tale with a quirky voice all its own. It turns the monster movie genre into something... Read more

Capsule reviews of feature films

AFTER THE STORM. 2 stars. A soggy family drama from Japanese director Hirokazu Koreeda that follows the hapless and rather half-hearted efforts of a gambling addict (Hiroshi Abe) to reassemble his family, torn apart by divorce. In Japanese, with English subtitles. 1 hr. 50 No MPAA rating - Gary T... Read more

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