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Review: ‘Vaxxed,’ film that was pulled from Tribeca Film Festival

Science Fraud


Vaxxed: From Cover-Up to Catastrophe is the documentary that, amid controversy, was pulled from the lineup of the Tribeca Film Festival in New York. It asserts a link between the MMR vaccine (measles, mumps and rubella) and autism, particularly when given to children ... Read more

Movies: ‘Louder than Bombs’ quietly explodes



It takes only 10 minutes to lay out the premise of Louder Than Bombs. Read more

Movie review: ‘Ratchet & Clank’


Gramercy Pictures

Looking at the history of movies based on video games, there are a few basic rules for filmmakers to follow: Read more

Movie review: All-star cast can’t save ‘Mother’s Day’


Open Road

It seems there’s no stopping Garry Marshall’s terrifying cinematic rampage on our nation’s treasured holidays. Read more

Key and Peele’s ‘Keanu’ finds comedy matrix


Warner Bros.

If the premise of Keanu — two adult men spending a violent weekend searching for a lost kitten — seems far too slender for a feature film, well, you underestimate the abilities of Key and Peele. Read more

Movies: ‘Green Room’ smartly blends music and horror



With only two major features to his credit, director/writer Jeremy Saulnier has already marked his distinctive cinematic territory. His well-regarded 2013 indie revenge saga, Blue Ruin, introduced him as someone who could explore the sordid... Read more

Movie review: ‘Papa: Hemingway in Cuba’ doesn’t travel well


Yari Film Group

Papa: Hemingway in Cuba is the first American feature shot entirely on location in Havana since 1959. The movie makes a good argument for reinstating the American travel ban to the island, at least for Hollywood productions. Read more

Movie review: ‘April and the Extraordinary World’



Mid-20th-century Paris doesn’t look exactly as you’ve seen it in the imaginative, animated April and the Extraordinary World. People travel by bicycle-propelled dirigibles, and the city boasts two Eiffel Towers, side by side. Read more

Movie review: ‘Pali Road’


Crimson Forest Entertainment

If it were possible for Nicholas Sparks and Rod Serling to collaborate on a movie, the result might be Pali Road, a modestly budgeted and involving love story with an eerie twist. Read more

‘The Real Housewives of Dallas’ recap, episode 3: Lee Anne in Bow-livia



Poop-gate continues, Lee Anne expands America’s vocabulary, and three of the wives go see a bunch of half-naked men Read more

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