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Local kid gets potty mouth in Good Boys, British teen is...
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Oscar-nominated shorts are special; Side Effects and Identity Thief, just ordinary
Paperman and Maggie Simpson are among the short films with Academy Award nominations this year.
Feb 7th, 2013
A Danish Royal Affair, old Stand Up Guys, zombie Warm Bodies and film classics at four mini festivals
An English princess and a German doctor strike up a forbidden romance in Denmark in the Academy Award contender, A Royal Affair.
Jan 31st, 2013
Fashion maven Diana Vreeland has the most interesting film this week, not Parker or Hansel and Gretel
She promoted the bikini and blue jeans, 60s pop music and style. Diana Vreeland is fêted in a lively new documentary.
Jan 25th, 2013
Lincoln earns 12 Oscar nominations. Canada’s Rebelle still in the running too.
Lincoln leads the Oscar race, Life of Pi is second. But there are more than a few surprises among the nominations.
Jan 10th, 2013
The Master, Argo and Lincoln are in my top 10 movies of the year
Philip Seymour Hoffman is The Master and Joaquin Phoenix his newest disciple in my choice for best film of the year. There's also a definite worst movie of 2012.
Dec 28th, 2012
This is 40, The Guilt Trip and Jack Reacher are just OK: A Late Quartet and Rust and Bone shine
Paul Rudd and Leslie Mann are worried about aging in This is 40.
Dec 21st, 2012
The Hobbit rarely thrills; FDR gets playful in Hyde Park on Hudson and more classic animation from Japan’s Studio Ghibli
Before Lord of the Rings, there came The Hobbit. More adventure with some favorite characters.
Dec 14th, 2012
High praise for the 5-decade film diary 56 UP, women of India in The World Before Her and Japan’s Studio Ghibli animations
Fifty years ago they were children; today they’re facing middle age. The celebrated Up Series has followed more than a dozen ordinary English folks all that time and offers the latest update.
Dec 7th, 2012
Four stars for Anna Karenina, less for Hitchcock, Killing Them Softly and Back to 1942
Keira Knightley plays literature’s elegant but most suffering-for-love woman, Anna Karenina.
Nov 30th, 2012
Lincoln’s history lesson,Twilight’s energetic exit and Chasing Ice’s climate change testimony
Two big films for two audiences: the fifth Twilight for young people; Lincoln for the adults.
Nov 16th, 2012