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Masculine power tales in Doctor Strange, Hacksaw Ridge and Moonlight
Also Trolls, great for kids; Tower, notes on a mass shooting; Spa Night, two strains of male identity and Lavender, a Canadian Gothic
Nov 3rd, 2016
Reviews of Captain Phillips, Watermark, Romeo and Juliet, Haute Cuisine and more
Tom Hanks is captured by Somali pirates in the true story of Captain Phillips
Oct 10th, 2013
Pirates of the Caribbean, Last Night, The Beaver and a batch of other new films (plus a few old ones)
Johnny Depp is back in his most famous role, Cpt. Jack Sparrow in Pirates of the Caribbean #4. Read more about its joys and its disappointments.
May 20th, 2011
Mel Gibson, Helen Mirren, Christopher Plummer, and the Former “Veronica Mars” Have New Movies Opening This Week
Look who’s back? Mel Gibson, looking for a killer and maybe a bit of forgiveness. That’s the lead story in this week’s wide-ranging new films. (Read more
Jan 29th, 2010