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Don’t go assuming this is just another undercard in the Rocky series. After a

somewhat predictable start, Ryan Coogler digs in to deliver what is undeniably

a hit to the heart: the most emotionally satisfying crescendo of the year...

The Danish Girl

Buoyed by two remarkable performances, this is a film that becomes

increasingly alluring once it puts its (great looking) clothes back on...


Todd Haynes’ immaculate film sweeps us away, but not for the reasons I was expecting.


An action extravaganza of diminishing returns, this Bond chapter

left me a little bit shaken, but definitely not stirred...

Miss You Already

I’m obedient. I cried. But it wasn’t a good cry.


While Tom McCarthy’s beautifully crafted film about the Boston Globe

investigation of the sex abuse in the Church is very much of a

time and place, it also couldn’t be more important now...


Set in the 1950’s New York borough, this especially charming, beautifully

made story of an Irish newcomer sweeps us all off our sensibly clad feet...

Bridge of Spies

Deliberately not reinventing the wheel, Spielberg and esteemed

company have delivered an absorbing, feel good historical drama...


This remarkable adaptation is unnerving, intimate and surprisingly cool.

You’ll be as moved, curious and safe as you might want to be...

Steve Jobs

It’s fitting, I suppose, that a movie about the complicated man behind

Apple be complicated as well and, in that sense, this adventurous

Danny Boyle/AaronSorkin spin succeeds. But, is that dazzle enough?

The Walk

Robert Zemeckis, retelling Petit’s most famous walk,

creates his own art, with a 3D mastery that is nothing

but depth defying and beautifully sweat provoking...

The Martian

This genuinely thrilling sci-fi thriller about smart

people is also sensational entertainment...

Black Mass

While the whole is less than the sum of its parts, this retelling

of the Whitey Bulger story sure has some magnificent parts...

The Man From U.N.C.L.E.

Even if it isn’t as much of grabber as the TV series,

Guy Ritchie’s reboot sure gets points for style...

The Gift

This chilly chiller has a lot more on its mind than only getting you to jump out of your seat...

Mission: Impossible Rogue Nation

You sure get your bang for the buck with this one.


Perhaps the funniest thing about this silly sequel is the

shock andhorror some are expressing in its wake...


If you can hang in there an hour and a half, this latest Marvel installment

does, finally, deliver. But why do we have to wait so long???

Train Wreck

Amy Schumer’s Trainwreck is anything but. Baudy, assured,

realistic and mature this laugh-out-loud comedy is a delight...


This movie is as bad as it looks. Director Tarsem Singh never wrangles

Alex and David Pastor’s mess of a mélange into anything comprehensible...

Magic Mike XXL

Proving it’s not just looks, but heart, the effectively packaged but very

uneven entertainment delivers a few things that are just darn irresistible...

Ted 2

Do you have to be high in order to laugh here?

No, but for a whole lot of this movie it sure feels that way.

Inside Out

There’s no real way to prepare yourself for the flat out marvel

of Inside Out, the Pixar release that not only revives the studio’s

  legacy, but the whole concept of family entertainment...

Jurassic World

Not much happens in this chapter’s first hour or so. And then all hell

breaks loose, delivering exactly what you bought those tickets to see.

Me and Earl and the Dying Girl

Shooting a burst of much needed oxygen into the current

scene, this very lively winner thrives on its unabashed love of

film and innovative yet poignant storytelling...


This is the movie we Melissa McCarthy fans have been waiting for:

a sweet, silly and stealthily smart spoof that delivers genuine laughs...


Boys will be Boys. You were expecting Shakespeare, maybe?



Aloha is a word with many meanings. In the case of Cameron

Crowe’s latest film, it’s definition can only be “whaaaa?”...

Pitch Perfect 2

It may not be well, you know, perfect, but this harmonious sequel still sings...

Mad Max: Fury Road

Well, hot damn! George Miller’s Mad Max reboot kicks the

superhero action genre in the butt, charging forth with a furious

yet streamlined energy that changes the game for everybody...

Avengers: Age of Ultron

Talk about feeding the beast. Josh Whedon’s never dull chapter in

the franchise is practically bursting at its seams, relentlessly serving

up just what the fans of this brand are expecting...

The Forger

I felt a little guilty not liking John Travolta’s pale imitation of a melodrama.

But, as routine reduced to redundant, I got over that...

The Water Diviner

Russell Crowe acquits himself nicely in this overly

ambitious yet still slim historical romantic drama.

Woman in Gold

The real life heroes of this gutsy story deserve far better than the

dumbed down and white washed treatment they get here...


Yes, it’s enchanting, but this beautiful version is also something very much more...

The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel

The title may have double meaning, but the singular

rewards of this sequel are as rich as the original...

50 Shades of Grey

A flaccid S and M movie that’s more infuriating than titillating? Happy Valentine’s Day...

Kingsman: The Secret Service

The crazier Matthew Vaughn’s homage to James Bond becomes, the greater it is...

The Rewrite

Granted you’d think a movie about a screenwriter could

have been at least a little less rote, but that doesn’t mean

this rom com isn’t offering up some sweet entertainment...

Black or White

Mike Binder’s got the heart but not the grit to fully

tap the potential of this well intentioned drama...

The Boy Next Door

Don’t we…and Jennifer Lopez…deserve better than this routine at best possible guilty pleasure?

The Humbling

For those willing to meet it halfway, this beautifully

pedigreed hybrid offers up some real and strange delights...

Opening in Wide Release

The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 2

The Night Before

Secret in Their Eyes



In Selected Theaters



Also in Theaters

The 33

Love the Coopers

My All American


The Peanuts Movie




MissYou Already

Our Brand Is Crisis

Scouts Guide to the Zombie Apocalypse

Steve Jobs

Paranormal Activity: The Ghost Dimension

Jem and the Holograms

The last Witch Hunter

Rock the Kasbah

Nasty Baby


Crimson Park

Bridge of Spies


The Walk

Big Stone Gap

Hotel Transylvania

The Intern

The Green Inferno


Maze Runner: The Scorch Trials

Black Mass

Katti Batti

The Visit

The Perfect Guy

90 Minutes in Heaven

The Transporter Refueled

A Walk in the Woods

Before We Go

Sinister 2

American Ultra

Hitman: Agent 47

Straight out of Compton

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