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Movie review: ‘Magic in the Moonlight’

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Sony Pictures Classics

After dealing with the emotional breakdown at the core of Blue Jasmine, a very contemporary tale of free-falling down the social ladder that won star Cate Blanchett the Best Actress Oscar, director/writer Woody Allen once again seeks refuge in the past. With Read more

Movie review: ‘Guardians of the Galaxy’

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AP

A sense of humor -- and a great soundtrack -- takes the film out of the ordinary, though it sags near the end Read more

Movie review: ‘Mood Indigo’

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Drafthouse Films

To call Michel Gondry’s Mood Indigo visually inventive is not even scratching the surface, something like characterizing Apple as a company that’s had a certain amount of success. Read more

Movie review: ‘I Origins’

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Fox Searchlight

Ian is a man of science. But he is still a man. And when a model-thin hottie with a strange accent comes on to him in a party, the nerdy guy whose “Can I take a picture of your eyes?” is no pick-up line, is smitten. Read more

Movie review: ‘Hercules’

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MGM

You’ll have to say one thing for Brett Ratner’s production of Hercules: This movie has a sense of proportion. Running just over 90 minutes, the movie is often clunky, but at least it’s fast and unpretentious. And its likable star, Dwayne Johnson, ... Read more

Movie review: ‘Under the Electric Sky’

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E. Kabik

EDM, aka electronic dance music, may be huge in the clubs at the moment but it hasn’t spawned many waves outside the dancefloor and radio. Unlike previous youth movements, from Beatl... Read more

Movie review: ‘Le Chef’

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Cohen Media Group

The French culinary comedy Le Chef is not to be confused with the delicious and more substantial Jon Favreau farce Chef, in theaters at the same time. Le Chef is a 2012 French film, coincidentally released just... Read more

Movie review: 'And So It Goes'

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Clarius Entertainment

Two old pros show the kids how chemistry works in a romantic comedy in And So It Goes, a love-the-last-time-around romp that’ll give its target audience the warm fuzzies. Read more

Movie review: ‘A Most Wanted Man’

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Roadside Attractions

You can sense a John le Carre spy novel adaptation often before his name turns up in the credits. The hero’s cynicism at war with his skepticism, professionalism at war with personal demons — in the spy master’s gloomy, overcast world, they’re all spies “who cam... Read more

Movie review: ‘We From Dallas’

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East West Records

On the national stage, Dallas hip-hop long has lived in the shadow of its counterpart down I-45 in Houston. But as the captivating and informative documentary We From Dallas proves, North Texas hip-hop has no reason to be ashamed. Read more

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