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OPENING The Dog Lover (PG) Allison Paige stars in this drama as a young animal-rights lawyer who goes undercover to infiltrate a suspected puppy mill....

Stangled Web

Hmmm, what do we make of men writing all the R-rated female-centric comedies these days? Look at Neighbors 2, the upcoming Bad Moms, and...

Pet Sounds

The Secret Life of Pets is the latest animated film from the outfit Illumination Entertainment, which made the Despicable Me films. Indeed, it shares...

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OPENING Buddymoon (NR) David Giuntoli stars in this comedy as a man who gets dumped by his fiancée days before their wedding and goes hiking...

Body Issues

I seldom feel like I’m running out of words, but we’re at the end of a month where I’ve reviewed one movie about hotel...

The BFG: The Bigger They Are …

A few months ago, many observers were stunned when Mark Rylance won the Oscar for Best Supporting actor for his work on Bridge of...

Film Shorts

OPENING The Duel (R) Liam Hemsworth stars in this Western as a Texas Ranger investigating a series of unexplained deaths in a small town. Also...

The Neon Demon: Fashion Victims

Maybe you heard that Nicolas Winding Refn’s The Neon Demon caused boos and walkouts at Cannes. Sometimes it seems like every movie does that,...
The Phenom

The Phenom: Mental Games

You’ve seen Johnny Simmons around. The almost unbearably cute 29-year-old Dallas product has distinguished himself in Hollywood as the doomed boyfriend in Jennifer’s Body,...

Film Shorts

OPENING Raiders! The Story of the Greatest Fan Film Ever Made (NR) Jeremy Coon and Tim Skousen’s documentary profiles three teenagers who spent eight years...