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Black Nativity

Black Nativity

By on Nov 29 2013 in Titles

5 stars for those who celebrate a faith-based Christmas, high 3 stars for everyone else. And Tyrese Gibson can recite poetry to me ANYtime.

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The Hunger Games: Catching Fire

The Hunger Games: Catching Fire

By on Nov 22 2013 in Titles

It’s vivid, it’s visceral, and once it kicks into fifth gear, it stays there.

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About Time

About Time

By on Nov 01 2013 in Titles

star Qualifying Role for Domhnall Gleeson | Sweet and sentimental in the best sense of those words. Grab a Kleenex (you”ll be glad)…

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Carrie (2013)

Carrie (2013)

By on Oct 18 2013 in Titles

Seamlessly updated for current times and tech, and Moore and Moretz were *perfect*, both alone and together.

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Don Jon

Don Jon

By on Oct 06 2013 in Titles

Shame lite and an excellent debut: funny, insightful, and likely puts Gordon-Levitt on the Roller Watch to boot.

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Pulling Strings

Pulling Strings

By on Oct 03 2013 in Titles

A fun option for anyone inclined to see it in the first place (for whatever reason), and mandatory for any RomCom fan.

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Red 2

Red 2

By on Jul 19 2013 in Titles

Not as many surprises as the original, but the new faces and features make up for it. Lotsa lotsa fun.

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World War Z

World War Z

By on Jun 21 2013 in Titles

Suspense, confusion, impending sense of overwhelm: this is the thriller Contagion aspired to be. And it ain’t because it’s zombies.

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The East

The East

By on Jun 13 2013 in Titles

Brit Marling adds another winner to her cool, introspective, challenging, and deeply compassionate repertoire.

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Admission

Admission

By on Mar 22 2013 in Titles

Nuanced and thoughtful, the customarily satisfying outing from director Paul Weitz.

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