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‘Embrace of the Serpent’ Embraces the Heart of Darkness

‘Embrace of the Serpent’ Embraces the Heart of Darkness

Black and white. Subtitles. Such a combo means that most Americans will never watch this Oscar-nominated treat.
Why ‘Steve Jobs’ is One of the Best Movies of 2015

Why ‘Steve Jobs’ is One of the Best Movies of 2015

The Danny Boyle/Aaron Sorkin collaboration is now on DVD, and deserves to be seen.
Does ‘Trumbo ‘ Deserve the Blacklist?

Does ‘Trumbo ‘ Deserve the Blacklist?

Bryan Cranston stars as the blacklisted screenwriter, but would the actual Trumbo approve?
The 2016 Oscar-Nominated Documentary Shorts, Ranked

The 2016 Oscar-Nominated Documentary Shorts, Ranked

Five short documentaries were nominated for an Oscar. We've ranked them.
‘Black Mass’ Review: Depp Sizzles, Movie Squanders

‘Black Mass’ Review: Depp Sizzles, Movie Squanders

Johnny Depp sizzles, but the Whitey Bulger drama falls short of greatness.
Review: ‘The 33’ Should Be Left in a Cave

Review: ‘The 33’ Should Be Left in a Cave

The survival drama is now on DVD, and it is wasted potential at its finest.
Want to Laugh This Weekend? Watch Deadpool

Want to Laugh This Weekend? Watch Deadpool

It's crass, inappropriate, irreverent and violent, but Deadpool is a lot of fun.
Review: ‘Zoolander 2’ is What You’d Expect

Review: ‘Zoolander 2’ is What You’d Expect

Some people absolutely hated this movie. We aren't among them.
The Oscar-Nominated ‘A War’ Proves One Thing…

The Oscar-Nominated ‘A War’ Proves One Thing…

Why does every movie about the war in Afghanistan make you feel like you’ve already seen it before?
If the Grinch Won: ‘Love the Coopers’ Review

If the Grinch Won: ‘Love the Coopers’ Review

The awful Christmas movie makes its way onto DVD. Don't watch it.
Review: ‘Grandma’ Talks Her Way Onto DVD

Review: ‘Grandma’ Talks Her Way Onto DVD

Lily Tomlin turns in one of the best performances of the year in this drama-comedy.
Review: ‘Crimson Peak’ Pretty but Predictable

Review: ‘Crimson Peak’ Pretty but Predictable

Just because it's pretty doesn't mean it's worth your time.
License to Miss: 9 Reasons Why ‘Spectre’ Falls Short

License to Miss: 9 Reasons Why ‘Spectre’ Falls Short

007 returns to fight his arch nemesis Blofeld... so what is wrong with Spectre?
Jason Bourne is Back in First Look Teaser

Jason Bourne is Back in First Look Teaser

Matt Damon and Paul Greengrass hope to overcome the boring title.
Review: ‘Deadpool’ Doesn’t Give a F**k

Review: ‘Deadpool’ Doesn’t Give a F**k

Ryan Reynolds stars as the sarcastic mercenary with a [foul] mouth.