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Movie review: ‘The 100-year-Old Man Who Climbed Out the Window and Disappeared’

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Music Box Films

Echoes of the hilarious ineptitude of Woody Allen’s Take the Money and Run and the historic kookiness of Forrest Gump turn up throughout The 100-Year-Old Man Who Climbed Out the Window and Disappeared, s... Read more

Movie review: ‘Noble’

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Aspiration Media

She flips off the nuns who took her in and educated her, is fond of profanity and wasn’t above a little premarital sex. Read more

Movie review: ‘Ride’

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Screen Media Films

See Helen Hunt surf. Check out how well-preserved Helen Hunt looks in a wetsuit. Remember how well Helen Hunt handles biting, witty banter. Read more

Movie review: ‘Welcome to Me’

Welcome to Me, starring Kristen Wiig, is weirdly off center yet strangely in sync with the times. Read more

Movie review: ‘Bravetown’

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eOne Entertainment

The unspoken grief of a small, patriotic rural town that refuses to talk about its combat dead is a heavy burden to slap on a formulaic city-kid-turns-rural-dance-team-into-champs dramedy. Read more

Movie review: ‘Hot Pursuit’

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Metro Goldwyn Mayer and Warner Bros.

But for the fact that there’s nothing disagreeable about looking at Sofia Vergara, Hot Pursuit would be intolerable. The coming-attractions trailer, which was fun and seemed promising, contained every laugh. Read more

Movie review: ‘Maggie’

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Roadside Attractions

After being infected by a zombie virus, a runaway girl is brought back to her rural home by her adoring, protective father. What unfolds is not the usual bar-your-doors-here-come-the-monsters gorefest, but an examination of a loving father and daughter facing her death. Read more

Movie review: ‘5 Flights Up”

The considerable cinematic charms of Diane Keaton and Morgan Freeman are no match for the hell that is the New York real estate market in 5 Flights Up, a middling comedy about getting old, trying to downsize and running up against Realtors, hagglers and Looky Lous. Read more

Movie review: 'The D Train'

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Hilary Bronwyn Gayle

The D Train is a comedy that stirs almost nothing but unpleasant and uncomfortable feelings. Almost every laugh comes with a cringe of embarrassment for the lead character, who seems to have lived 40 years knowing nothing about himself. The filmmakers persuade us to ca... Read more

Movie review: ‘Lambert & Stamp’

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Sony Pictures Classics

Full disclosure: I was a teenage Who fan. From the Roger Daltrey poster on the bedroom wall to ill-advised road trips to see the band in far-flung venues throughout the greater Midwest — I considered myself a hard-core fan in the 1970s, as militant in my admiration for the British foursome... Read more

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