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Movie review: ‘In the Blood’


Anchor Bay Films

You know your Caribbean honeymoon is in trouble when, while on the dance floor with your husband at a back-alley nightspot, Danny Trejo from the “Machete” movies is trying to horn in on your alone time. Read more

Movie review: ‘Le Week-End’


Nicola Dove

Le Week-End is a ruefully funny look at a long-term marriage. Jim Broadbent and Lindsay Duncan set aside their tedious academic lives in England for a quick nip over to Paris. There he hopes to rekindle their amorous spark, but the vacation becomes a marathon of comic... Read more

Movie review: ‘Frankie & Alice’


Sergei Bachlakov

Frankie & Alice is a movie that’s late to the game. Read more

Movie review: ‘The Unknown Known’



Donald Rumsfeld smiles, spins and passes the buck as he spars with Oscar-winning documentary filmmaker Errol Morris in The Unknown Known. Rumsfeld has the certitude of a man — so dismissive of any questioning of his thinking and decision-making in scores of pre... Read more

Movie review: ‘Sabotage’


Director David Ayer has made two of the best films about the tough lives of cops -- Training Day and End of Watch -- but his streak ends with the very violent and ultimately forgettable Sabotage. Read more

Movie review: ‘Ernest & Celestine’



Ernest & Celestine, the charming French-Belgium animated film and Oscar contender, is about a bear and a mouse whose artistic tendencies are forever getting them into trouble. Marked as outsiders by their respective societies, an unlikely friendship is forged, an ill-... Read more

Movie review: ‘Breathe In’


Cohen Media Group

In the 2011 film Like Crazy, writer/director Drake Doremus and co-writer Ben York Jones told the story of a couple hopelessly in love — the man American, the woman British — separated by the laws of U.S. immigration. In their latest film, Read more

Movie review: ‘Cesar Chavez’



Cesar Chavez is a Mexican-American 42, a quietly inspiring and well-acted tale of a civil-rights icon whose story isn’t nearly as familiar as Jackie Robinson’s. But then, Chavez wasn’t a ball player. He was a union org... Read more

Movie review: ‘Noah’

Film Review Noah


Old Testament fury has rarely come to such spectacularly fearsome life than in Noah, Darren Aronofsky’s audacious adaptation of one of the Bible’s best-known but still enigmatic chapters. Read more

Movie review: ‘Enemy’



Jake Gyllenhaal does tour de force double duty in the intimate thriller Enemy, a cryptic essay on identity. Read more

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