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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?
You Can Now Own ‘Ted 2.’ But Should You?

You Can Now Own ‘Ted 2.’ But Should You?

f you liked Ted, you’ll probably like Ted 2, but that doesn't mean it's nearly as good.
Now on DVD: ‘Mission: Impossible Rogue Nation’

Now on DVD: ‘Mission: Impossible Rogue Nation’

From the first minute to the last, the new Mission Impossible is a blast.
Watch the First ‘Star Trek Beyond’ Trailer

Watch the First ‘Star Trek Beyond’ Trailer

Humor, aliens, fighting and Enterprises blowing up are pervasive.
The New ‘Fantastic Four’ Isn’t As Bad As You’d Expect

The New ‘Fantastic Four’ Isn’t As Bad As You’d Expect

That doesn't mean it still doesn't suck. Oh, and it's now on Blu-ray.
Richard Gere Goes Homeless for ‘Time Out of Mind’

Richard Gere Goes Homeless for ‘Time Out of Mind’

Richard Gere turns in a terrific performance, but what about the movie itself?