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Review: Don’t Hate ‘The Hateful Eight’

Review: Don’t Hate ‘The Hateful Eight’

Quention Tarantino is back doing his Quentin Tarantino thing.
Review: It’s Ferrell vs. Wahlberg in ‘Daddy’s Home’

Review: It’s Ferrell vs. Wahlberg in ‘Daddy’s Home’

It's dad vs. stepdad in Daddy's Home, but does anyone--including the audience--win?
‘Point Break’ Review: The Point Where We Break

‘Point Break’ Review: The Point Where We Break

This unnecessary remake strips away most of what made the original so good.
The Revenant Review: DiCaprio Goes Full Bear

The Revenant Review: DiCaprio Goes Full Bear

Leonardo DiCaprio does not get raped by a bear in The Revenant, but is the movie pain or pleasure?
Review: ‘Carol’ is Good, but Not That Good

Review: ‘Carol’ is Good, but Not That Good

Hey, it's Cate Blanchett doing her period-piece Cate Blanchett thing!
Review: ‘Mustang’

Review: ‘Mustang’

Five sisters become prisoners of traditional beliefs in this powerful Turkish drama.
Review: Jennifer Lawrence’s ‘Joy’ Not So Joyful

Review: Jennifer Lawrence’s ‘Joy’ Not So Joyful

In the end, a movie about the maker of the Miracle Mop is about as good as you'd expect.
Review: ‘Concussion’ Not Quite a Knockout

Review: ‘Concussion’ Not Quite a Knockout

Will Smith stars as the doctor who first studied brain damage in NFL players.
Review: ‘The Big Short’ Crashes

Review: ‘The Big Short’ Crashes

Critics love it. It has a great cast. But most people will walk away confused.
Review: ‘Pan’ Flies Onto DVD, But Don’t Bother

Review: ‘Pan’ Flies Onto DVD, But Don’t Bother

Director Joe Wright's film is visually arresting, but lacks humor and energy.
Show Your Kids ‘Krampus’ on Christmas Eve

Show Your Kids ‘Krampus’ on Christmas Eve

And you thought if you were a bad kid, Santa would just give you coal.
‘The Danish Girl’ Review

‘The Danish Girl’ Review

Unless you are specifically interested in Lili Elbe's life story, there's not much here.
‘Pawn Sacrifice’ Review: Bobby Fischer Found

‘Pawn Sacrifice’ Review: Bobby Fischer Found

Tobey Maguire delivers a great performance as chessmaster Bobby Fischer.
4 Things in Star Wars: The Force Awakens That Make No Sense

4 Things in Star Wars: The Force Awakens That Make No Sense

There's a lot to love in the new Star Wars movie. There are also things that make you scratch your head bloody.
‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’ Review

‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’ Review

We saw Star Wars before you did. Does it live up to expectations?