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Along Came a Spider

Eva Green has two swords and an army of Persians at her back in 300: Rise of an Empire.

300 and Two

Sin for Your Supper

Clive Owen and Juliette Binoche share a laugh in front of one of her paintings in Words and Pictures.

Unacceptable

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Wonder Woman: War to End All War

I didn't have a chance to see Wonder Woman until there was a break in the Van Cliburn Competition. Now that I have, I...

The Brad Seed

To begin with, the current film Joshua has nothing to do with the sleepy 2002 movie by the same name that starred Tony Goldwyn...

We Bought a Zoo: Animal House

There are two ways to evaluate Cameron Crowe’s family-friendly new film We Bought a Zoo. One is by the standards of other PG-rated Hollywood...

The American: This Gun for Hire

If nothing else, The American is an antidote to movies like Eat Pray Love, Letters to Juliet, and others in which Americans travel to...

The Best Filmmaking Debuts of 2018

Oh, no! My Top 10 list is the start of my annual avalanche of movie coverage that exhaustively recaps all the movies I saw...

Strange Animal

If I’d known that The Host was opening in Grapevine as well as Dallas last week, I would have reviewed it on time. I couldn’t...

Certified Copy: Love Among the Ruins

In a small Tuscan village, we see an elderly Frenchman apparently yelling abuse at his wife in the middle of the piazza. But then...

Call Me by Your Name: A Summer Place

The exquisite Call Me by Your Name was originally supposed to be directed by James Ivory, the gay American filmmaker who adapted the script...

This Movie Is Kick-Ass

How do I describe the awesomeness of Kick-Ass? I could say this is the superhero flick that Watchmen desperately wanted to be, but that...

Film Shorts

OPENING: The Way Back (PG-13) Colin Farrell and Ed Harris star in Peter Weir’s historical drama about escapees from a Siberian gulag who walked...