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Going Holmes Again

I proudly count myself as a Sherlockian, but I try not to be pigheaded about it. I don’t insist that the current Sherlock Holmes...

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OPENING: Shame (NC-17) Michael Fassbender stars in Steve McQueen’s drama about a New Yorker whose struggles with sex addiction come to a head ...

Counting Down New Year’s Eve

The financial success of last year’s Valentine’s Day inspired director Garry Marshall and screenwriter Katherine Fugate to team up for yet another star-packed omnibus...

Ryan’s Hope

Ryan Bijan’s Erik: Portrait of a Living Corpse is a horror film made in Fort Worth, but it looks much different from other such...

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OPENING: Young Goethe in Love (NR) This German film by Philipp Stölzl (North Face) stars Alexander Fehling as the 23-year-old aspiring poet in 1772...

Hugo, Marilyn: Blasts From the Past

This season seems to have brought us a lot of filmmakers reaching into cinema’s distant past for stories. My Week With Marilyn takes its...

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OPENING: My Week With Marilyn (R) Simon Curtis’ dramatization of the uneasy collaboration between Marilyn Monroe (Michelle Williams) and Laurence Olivier (Kenneth Branagh)...

Muppets: I Felt It

I feel like I’m nine years old again. The newest adventure of Jim Henson’s creations, simply titled The Muppets, may not always work, but...

Descendants: Mahalo to All That

When Alexander Payne made Sideways seven years ago, George Clooney lobbied hard for the role that was eventually played by Thomas Haden Church. Payne...

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OPENING: The Descendants (R) George Clooney stars in Alexander Payne’s adaptation of Kaui Hart Hemmings’ novel about a wealthy Hawaii lawyer trying to raise his...