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Joaquin Phoenix lounges on an aircraft carrier in The Master.

Master: Almighty Dodd

Bear with me here. I write this review a scant hour or so after watching Paul Thomas Anderson’s The Master, and like most of...
Stolen opens Friday.

Film Shorts

OPENING: Stolen (R) Nicolas Cage stars in this thriller as a former thief who frantically searches for his kidnapped daughter. Also with Josh Lucas, Malin...
Richard Gere thinks hard about evading criminal charges in Arbitrage.

Arbitrage: High-Risk Bonds

One thing about New York City: In no other place on Earth are the very rich, the very poor, and everybody in between thrown...
Alcoholics Anonymous founder William Wilson relaxes in his study in "Bill W."

Bill W.: Demon Drink

The title of Bill W. refers to William G. Wilson, the former Wall Street securities analyst who lost his livelihood to alcoholism and the...
Frank Langella, James Marsden, Liv Tyler, Jeremy Sisto, and Susan Sarandon star in Robot & Frank now playing in Dallas.

Film Shorts

OPENING: The Cold Light of Day (PG-13) Henry Cavill stars in this thriller as a young Wall Street trader who must save his family in...
Lizzy Caplan, Isla Fisher, and Kirsten Dunst tote a trash bag holding a ripped wedding dress around the streets of Manhattan in "Bachelorette."

Bachelorette: Maids of Dishonor

Remember that post-Bridesmaids wave of ill-behaved female humor that I mentioned last week? It reaches high tide this week with Bachelorette, a comedy that...
Zoe Saldana provides Bradley Cooper with some inspiration in The Words.

Hollywood Words

For a film about writers, The Words isn’t particularly well written. Scripted and directed by Brian Klugman and Lee Sternthal, the movie features a...
Cosmopolis opens Friday.

Film Shorts

OPENING: Cosmopolis (R) David Cronenberg’s adaptation of Don DeLillo’s novel stars Robert Pattinson as a young financier whose world comes apart as he rides in...
Tom Hardy takes aim in the climactic shootout in Lawless.

End-of-Summer Roundup

If you’ve been worn out by the summer blockbusters, now’s a good time to check out three low-budget films dropping in our multiplexes this...
Henry Thomas stars as Hank Williams in The Last Ride opening Friday in Dallas.

Film Shorts

OPENING: The Last Ride (PG-13) Henry Thomas stars in this drama as country music legend Hank Williams, who in 1952 hires a local teenager (Jesse...