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Suicide Squad for comic book fans and four other movies for more thoughtful viewers
In those four others you get young love, a remarkable story about autism, women in India pondering their rights and Werner Herzog pondering the internet
Aug 4th, 2016
New at the movies this week: cheap thrills, soul-searching and young romance
Also a smart, adult, but hard-to-find romantic comedy, The One I Love
Aug 21st, 2014
The Butler, In a World and The Spectacular Now shine, while Jobs underwhelms
Forest Whitaker and Oprah relive the American civil rights movement in Lee Daniels’ The Butler
Aug 15th, 2013
The Walking Dead: what's with the zombie apocalypse obsession?
Based on the comic books by Robert Kirkman, AMC’s The Walking Dead opens viewers’ eyes to the harsh realities of the zombie apocalypse. The program returns this Sunday with the midseason premiere.
Feb 7th, 2012
One Day, Terri, Fright Night, Spy Kids 4, The Help upgraded, a flashy car racer and one of the funniest films ever
Jim Sturgess and Anne Hathaway play the almost lovers in One Day. Popular novel, but what of the movie?
Aug 19th, 2011
Cowboys & Aliens, The Trip, Project Nim, The Smurfs, Werner Herzog in a cave in 3D, and more
Daniel Craig turns up an old west we’ve never seen before in this week’s biggest film, Cowboys & Aliens. (read more)
Jul 29th, 2011
Thor, Even the Rain, some hot documentaries and two tepid history lessons
Thor wants the summer blockbuster crown. Fast Five beat him to it last week. But does he bring any fun along with that giant hammer?
May 6th, 2011
Scott Pilgrim vs. The World
This is a fantastic film. One of the most surprising films of the year so far. I have to admit, that when I went in to the theatre I had a completely different idea of what to expect. The theatre...
Aug 20th, 2010