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Review: Fail, ‘Hail, Caesar!’ Pass

Review: Fail, ‘Hail, Caesar!’ Pass

The new Coen brothers comedy is arguably the worst movie they've ever made.
Review: ‘Son of Saul,’ the Holocaust, and a Dude’s Neck

Review: ‘Son of Saul,’ the Holocaust, and a Dude’s Neck

The Oscar nominated film is good, if you like staring at a man's neck for two hours.
The 2016 Oscar-Nominated Live Action Shorts, Ranked

The 2016 Oscar-Nominated Live Action Shorts, Ranked

Five live action shorts were nominated for an Oscar. But only one can be the best.
The 2016 Oscar-Nominated Animated Shorts, Ranked

The 2016 Oscar-Nominated Animated Shorts, Ranked

Here's the definitive ranking of the five animated shorts you'll probably never see.
‘Our Brand is Crisis’ Review: Almost Good, but Not

‘Our Brand is Crisis’ Review: Almost Good, but Not

Sandra Bullock stars in this drama-comedy that isn't dramatic or funny.
‘Bridge of Spies’ Review: Negotiable Results

‘Bridge of Spies’ Review: Negotiable Results

The Oscar-nominated thriller has all the right elements, but falls short of greatness.
Review: ‘The Last Witch Hunter’ Flies Onto DVD

Review: ‘The Last Witch Hunter’ Flies Onto DVD

I didn't hate this Vin Diesel "epic" as much as I thought I would.
‘Suffragette’  Review: Talented Cast, Dull Results

‘Suffragette’ Review: Talented Cast, Dull Results

Suffragette has all the makings of a good movie--so why is it so dull?
Review: Bill Murray’s Rocky ‘Rock the Kasbah’

Review: Bill Murray’s Rocky ‘Rock the Kasbah’

We watched Bill Murray's new Afghanistan comedy so you don't have to.
Review: ‘The Finest Hours’ Fine Enough

Review: ‘The Finest Hours’ Fine Enough

Based on a true story, the movie is about one of the Coast Guard's most amazing rescue missions.
Review: Charlotte Rampling Shines in ’45 Years’

Review: Charlotte Rampling Shines in ’45 Years’

But is the movie as good as the Oscar nominee's performance?
‘The 5th Wave’ Review: Teen ID4

‘The 5th Wave’ Review: Teen ID4

Pesky aliens have struck again, this time in young adult format.
A Review of the Oscar-Nominated ‘Boy & the World’

A Review of the Oscar-Nominated ‘Boy & the World’

Oscar voters loved this animated film, but their opinion doesn't matter. Mine does.
Review: ‘Lamb’ Will Leave You Unsettled

Review: ‘Lamb’ Will Leave You Unsettled

The question is: will the drama leave you satisfied?
Review: ‘Everest’ Ascends onto Blu-ray

Review: ‘Everest’ Ascends onto Blu-ray

The breathtaking adventure-drama is now on Blu-ray, and you should watch it.