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Please Give Weaves a Guilt-Edged Story

If there’s any doubt that Nicole Holofcener should have filmed the Sex and the City movie, her latest comedy Please Give should remove it....

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OPENING: The A-Team (PG-13) The big-screen version of the 1980s TV show about four wrongly convicted fugitives (Liam Neeson, Bradley Cooper, Sharlto Copley, and Quinton...

The Karate Kid: Kung Fu Shuffle

All right, this is bugging me: Why is this movie entitled The Karate Kid? I understand why the filmmakers would want to keep the...

David Lowery Creates a Mood

Since so many locally produced films are cheap horror flicks, it’s refreshing to see something like David Patrick Lowery’s St. Nick, a drama about...

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OPENING: Killers (PG-13) Katherine Heigl stars in this action-comedy as a woman who discovers that her new husband (Ashton Kutcher) is actually a secret government...

A Rock Star’s Greek Orgy

About two-thirds of the way through Get Him to the Greek, it all clicked for me. In the middle of a scene at a...

Mother and Child: Missing Girls

Rodrigo García makes his living as a director of episodes of TV shows such as In Treatment and Six Feet Under. However, the son...

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OPENING: Survival of the Dead (R) The latest zombie movie by George Romero is about a group of human survivors trying to live long...

MacGruber: The ’80s Live! (Sort Of)

What a strange trip it’s been for MacGruber. At first, a movie made from the recurring series of Saturday Night Live sketches seemed like...

Sex and the City 2: Hanging On

Sex and the City 2 picks up two years after the first, with the wedding of Stanford (Willie Garson) and Anthony (Mario Cantone), Carrie’s...