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OPENING Always Shine (NR) Mackenzie Davis and Caitlin FitzGerald star in this thriller as two friends whose attempt to mend their friendship during a vacation...

Allied: Love During Wartime

Allied Starring Brad Pitt and Marion Cotillard. Directed by Robert Zemeckis. Written by Steven Knight. Rated R. To answer your question, I don’t know whether Marion...

Moana: Once on This Island

Moana Voices by Auli’i Cravalho and Dwayne Johnson. Directed by Ron Clements and John Musker. Written by Jared Bush. Rated PG. When Hollywood talks about “diversity,”...

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OPENING Bad Santa 2 (R) Billy Bob Thornton returns for this sequel to the 2003 comedy, as the drunken ex-convict Santa reunites with his old...

Bonus Film Review: Billy Lynn’s Long Halftime Walk

Unfortunately, the biggest accomplishment of Billy Lynn's Long Halftime Walk is to draw attention to the Ben Fountain novel that it's based on. That...

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OPENING   Bleed for This (R) Miles Teller stars in this biography of boxing champion Vinny Pazienza. Also with Aaron Eckhart, Katey Sagal, Ciarán Hinds, and...

Bonus Film Review: The Edge of Seventeen

We’ve gotten used to seeing Hailee Steinfeld portray unusually self-assured girls in True Grit and Begin Again and Pitch Perfect 2, so it’s a...

Bonus Film Review: Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them

One thing that was always missing from the Harry Potter books and movies was the Americans. J.K. Rowling alluded to differences in the ways...

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OPENING Almost Christmas (PG-13) A cast full of capable comic actors makes this warmed-over holiday dish palatable. Danny Glover stars as the recently widowed patriarch...

Moonlight: Black Boy, Blue Boy

Amid this current efflorescence of African-American cinema that we are lucky enough to be living through, there has been a curious void. Where is...