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Is The Caller There?

Don’t Be Afraid of the Dark isn’t the only film this week dealing with paranormal entities in an enclosed space. The unheralded thriller The...

Film Shorts

OPENING: Conan the Barbarian (R) Jason Momoa (TV’s Game of Thrones) stars in this new adaptation of Robert E. Howard’s novel about a ...

One Day: Same Time Next Year

The term “sophomore jinx” doesn’t apply to One Day, because this isn’t the second film for director Lone Scherfig. This isn’t even her second...

Fright Night: Meet the Neighbor

The latest in Hollywood’s slovenly 21st-century penchant for remakes, Fright Night updates the blood-spattered 1985 vampire classic with ample humor and pitch-perfect performances, seasoned...

Film Shorts

OPENING: The Devil’s Double (R) Dominic Cooper stars in this drama (based on real-life events) as both Uday Hussein and an Iraqi man hired to...

30 Minutes or Less: Delivery Boom

Some young thespians bag their first Academy Award nomination and morph into Serious Actors who do only prestige projects intended to win them the...

The Help: Maid in Mississippi

When Kathryn Stockett’s debut novel The Help became a huge popular success in 2009, Hollywood studios immediately rushed in with offers to have A-list...

Film Shorts

OPENING: Another Earth (PG-13) Brit Marling co-writes and stars in this indie sci-fi movie as an astronomy student seeking redemption for an accident she caused...

I Am You, Man: The Change-Up

I find myself becoming more and more impatient with these comedies about married dads pining for their younger, carefree bachelor days. Don’t get me...

Beats, Rhymes & Life: Rap Promoters

A Tribe  Called  Quest came along in the  early 1990s, when hip-hop music was dominated by murderously petty feuds and aggressive braggadocio. In this...