Hugh Jackman

More holiday movies: Jumanji, The Greatest Showman, Downsizing, Molly’s Game

Also Pitch Perfect 3 and All the Money in the World in which Christopher Plummer replaced Kevin Spacey

Logan, better than a comic book movie, Before I Fall, teen self-help and The Shack, contentious religion

Also Ballerina for dreamy young girls, Table 19 for wedding outsiders and Bitter Harvest, about Stalin’s wrath in the Ukraine

On Oscar weekend, six new movies arrive with gods, ski jumpers, a mermaid and Michael Moore

Also dirty cops, Freudian fears on the prairie and a gem about conflict in the Balkans

Peter Pan like never before; our soldiers fighting for Hyena Road and predatory capitalism invading 99 Homes

Also a true heroine named Malala, creepy thrills in Goodnight Mommy and prosecuting war criminals in Labyrinth of Lies

Chappie, Wild Tales, The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel

Also notice two new Canadian films: The Valley Below and Elephant Song

Our best director goes Hollywood; two Chinese stars in a comic romp, J.D. Salinger’s story re-told and art thieves at work

Denis Villeneuve makes his first Hollywood film with Prisoners starring Hugh Jackman, Jake Gyllenhaal and Paul Dano

The Wolverine is murky, The To Do List is all about sex and Crystal Fairy is too airy

Hugh Jackman is back in his most famous role: the Alberta-born Marvel Comics mutant Wolverine.

After 25 Years, Les Mis still hits the mark

Peter Lockyear and Jason Forbach are standouts in their respective roles.

Django Unchained and Les Misérables: two big movies opening on Christmas Day

Two more films for the holidays: Les Misérables and Django Unchained.

Big praise for Life of Pi and Silver Linings Playbook. Red Dawn, not so much.

Life of Pi and Silver Linings Playbook get my highest recommendation this week.