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Movie review: ‘The Babadook’

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IFC Films

More moody than bloody and more unsettling than shocking, The Babadook — which has been generating loud buzz since hitting the festival circuit earlier this year — is a throwback to old-school horror filmmaking, where much of ... Read more

Movie review: ‘Pelican Dreams’

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Shadow Distribution

Whatever you think you know about pelicans, Pelican Dreams will surprise you. Read more

Movie review: ‘Foxcatcher’

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Sony Pictures Classics

If Steve Carell wanted to radically change the public’s perception of him as the pompous but genial doofus from The Office, he couldn’t have chosen a better vehicle than Foxcatcher. Read more

Movie review: ‘The Homesman’

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Roadside Attractions

Tommy Lee Jones has crafted in The Homesman an painfully honest assault on the standard trappings of a Western. Read more

Movie review: ‘Penguins of Madagascar’

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DreamWorks Animation

Sequels and spinoffs have become commonplace in children’s animated films. Read more

Movie review: ‘Horrible Bosses 2’

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Warner Bros.

Your enjoyment of Horrible Bosses 2 is almost wholly dependent on your tolerance for clusters of funny actors, babbling, riffing — and in the case of Charlie Day, screeching — all at once. Read more

Review: ‘Reach Me’

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Millennium Entertainment

Reach Me is an indie comedy whose primary virtue is its cast, well-known actors who took small roles on a lark — a chance to play against “type.” Read more

Movie review: ‘Low Down’

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Sundance Institute

There are two dramas about jazz currently in theaters, but they couldn’t be more different. Read more

Movie review: ‘The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 1’

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Lionsgate

The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 1, the first installment in the last chapter of the popular franchise, is all coil and no release. It’s a taut, dark portrait of a universe upended by revolution, one where the flashy bread-and-circuses of the first tw... Read more

Movie review: ‘Glen Campbell: I’ll Be Me’

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Area 23a

The heartbreak hits early in Glen Campbell: I’ll Be Me. Read more

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