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Nicholas Sparks

Mommy, a Canadian classic, Fury, an old war, The Best of Me, another Nicholas Sparks romance

Anne Dorval gives a powerful performance in Xavier Dolan’s Mommy, Canada’s Academy Award entry. (Photo credit : Shayne Laverdière)

Chimpanzee, The Lucky One, Damsels in Distress and five new films: review

Young Oscar’s family is in danger of attack by the “thugs” from over the ridge in the excellent wildlife documentary, Chimpanzee.

A Mild Tearjerker, a Violent War on Terrorists and an All-Too Quirky First Film Are New in Movie Theatres

Dear John is not The Notebook, From Paris With Love is not James Bond, Saint of Las Vegas is not Dante’s Inferno. But They Do Give It A Try.And are they worth seeing? (Read more)