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Mission: Impossible Rogue Nation

You sure get your bang for the buck with this one.


Perhaps the funniest thing about this silly sequel is the

shock andhorror some are expressing in its wake...


If you can hang in there an hour and a half, this latest Marvel installment

does, finally, deliver. But why do we have to wait so long???

Train Wreck

Amy Schumer’s Trainwreck is anything but. Baudy, assured,

realistic and mature this laugh-out-loud comedy is a delight...


This movie is as bad as it looks. Director Tarsem Singh never wrangles

Alex and David Pastor’s mess of a mélange into anything comprehensible...

Magic Mike XXL

Proving it’s not just looks, but heart, the effectively packaged but very

uneven entertainment delivers a few things that are just darn irresistible...

Ted 2

Do you have to be high in order to laugh here?

No, but for a whole lot of this movie it sure feels that way.

Inside Out

There’s no real way to prepare yourself for the flat out marvel

of Inside Out, the Pixar release that not only revives the studio’s

  legacy, but the whole concept of family entertainment...

Jurassic World

Not much happens in this chapter’s first hour or so. And then all hell

breaks loose, delivering exactly what you bought those tickets to see.

Me and Earl and the Dying Girl

Shooting a burst of much needed oxygen into the current

scene, this very lively winner thrives on its unabashed love of

film and innovative yet poignant storytelling...


This is the movie we Melissa McCarthy fans have been waiting for:

a sweet, silly and stealthily smart spoof that delivers genuine laughs...


Boys will be Boys. You were expecting Shakespeare, maybe?



Aloha is a word with many meanings. In the case of Cameron

Crowe’s latest film, it’s definition can only be “whaaaa?”...

Pitch Perfect 2

It may not be well, you know, perfect, but this harmonious sequel still sings...

Mad Max: Fury Road

Well, hot damn! George Miller’s Mad Max reboot kicks the

superhero action genre in the butt, charging forth with a furious

yet streamlined energy that changes the game for everybody...

Avengers: Age of Ultron

Talk about feeding the beast. Josh Whedon’s never dull chapter in

the franchise is practically bursting at its seams, relentlessly serving

up just what the fans of this brand are expecting...

The Forger

I felt a little guilty not liking John Travolta’s pale imitation of a melodrama.

But, as routine reduced to redundant, I got over that...

The Water Diviner

Russell Crowe acquits himself nicely in this overly

ambitious yet still slim historical romantic drama.

Woman in Gold

The real life heroes of this gutsy story deserve far better than the

dumbed down and white washed treatment they get here...


Yes, it’s enchanting, but this beautiful version is also something very much more...

The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel

The title may have double meaning, but the singular

rewards of this sequel are as rich as the original...

50 Shades of Grey

A flaccid S and M movie that’s more infuriating than titillating? Happy Valentine’s Day...

Kingsman: The Secret Service

The crazier Matthew Vaughn’s homage to James Bond becomes, the greater it is...

The Rewrite

Granted you’d think a movie about a screenwriter could

have been at least a little less rote, but that doesn’t mean

this rom com isn’t offering up some sweet entertainment...

Black or White

Mike Binder’s got the heart but not the grit to fully

tap the potential of this well intentioned drama...

The Boy Next Door

Don’t we…and Jennifer Lopez…deserve better than this routine at best possible guilty pleasure?

The Humbling

For those willing to meet it halfway, this beautifully

pedigreed hybrid offers up some real and strange delights...


Is it truly such a surprise Jennifer Aniston is as good as she is in this otherwise modest drama?

American Sniper

Much has been written about what this film is not. What

it is, undoubtedly, is one damned compelling movie...

A Most Violent Year

With this gritty, savvy and finely wrought drama, J.C. Chandor establishes

himself as one of the most exciting directors of his generation...

Into the Woods

For better or worse, this is your prestige crowd

pleasing movie for the Christmas season...


Angelina Jolie may not have brought a whole lot of artistry to the remarkable

life story of Olympian and World War 2 hero Louie Zamperini, but she sure does

know how to let that story capture us up in its own true power...

Top Five

This is the movie we’ve been waiting for Chris Rock to make...


As unnervingly timely as this historical drama is, this is

also a film with clear-eyed heart, one that sweeps you

up and carries you with undeniable power and grace...

Inherent Vice

Paul Thomas Anderson’s Thomas Pynchon’s

adaptation is a spot on stoner story that’s

just a little too in love with itself...


Reese Witherspoon’s adaptation of Cheryl Strayed’s autobiography

has all the right stuff. So how come I wasn’t a puddle when it was over?

The Imitation Game

This true story is, in itself, so tragically fascinating and the performances

so fine, you almost don’t realize how safe this film actually is...


Rarely has a film so chilly felt so richly drawn. Bennett Miller’s decidedly

remote true-life story is a brilliantly acted, fiercely American tragedy...


Jon Stewart’s auspicious debut behind the camera not only makes us

think and feel, but yeah, laugh a little, too. The guy can’t help it...

The Theory of Everything

It would be easy to fall into the trap of wishing this look at one

of the greatest minds on the planet was something more, dare I

say, intellectual. But this movie is a love story. And a fine love story it is...


Some of the parts of this mega-fantasy are

awesome. The sum of all parts? Not so stellar...


Dan Gilroy’s sleek and slick indictment of TV news

crawls under the skin thanks, in great part, to a knockout

performance from a sensational Jake Gyllenhaal...

Gone Girl

I don’t know about Nick and Amy, but the creative marriage of David Fincher

and Gillian Flynn is dandy, delivering a juicy movie that’s damned entertaining...


Yes, there have been many movies about abusive mentor relationships.

Here, though, we’ve got two artists at the top of their game

plumbing the depths of defining artistic sacrifice. Pithy stuff...

What could be Liam Neeson’s newest franchise gets off to a

decent start with this Lawrence Block mystery adaptation...


This lush yet gritty adaptation, like the real journey itself, refuses to

take the easy route. There are real rewards for all of us in that...


Kevin Smith’s comic horror homage is not

completely nuts. Even counting the walrus.

Sin City: A Dame to Kill For

Amidst the gazillion 3-D bullets flying, this long awaited

sequel commits the biggest crime of all: it gets boring...

Love is Strange

One of the most beautifully acted movies in recent

times, this affecting love story earns our tears...

Trip to Italy

While this second course may not be as startlingly scrumptious as its

predecessor, this dandy reunion still serves up a mighty delicious treat...


The fact that Lucy, the enabled heroine in Luc Besson’s ambitiously

nuts sci-fi-er, can get people to do exactly what she wants them to do

by merely glancing at them made me, frankly, a little jealous...

Magic in the Moonlight

Had this pretty trifle been made by a different filmmaker, perhaps I

could have just sat back and enjoyed the scenery. But it wasn’t....

Opening in Wide Release

Mission: Impossible Rogue Nation


In Selected Theaters

Best of Enemies

The End of the Tour

A LEGO Brickumentary

Listen to me Marlon

That Sugar Film

Also in Theaters


Paper Towns



Train Wreck


The Gallows


Terminator Genisys

Magic Mike XXL

Jurassic World



San Andreas




Mad Max: Fury Road

Pitch Perfect 2

Hot Pursuit

The D Train

Avengers: Age of Ultron

Far from the Madding Crowd

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