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The most emotionally violent scene in "Mary Magdalene," an imperfect but affecting vision of New Testament times, depicts not a crucifixion but an exorcism — or rather, a failed attempt at one. … more
In the world of Hong Kong martial arts films, Ip Man is the gift who keeps on giving. Man, who died in 1972, was a master of a school of fighting called Wing Chun. He became a celebrated figure … more
Music annals tell us about legendary lost projects that got released long after the fact. The Beach Boys' "Smile." Bob Dylan's "Basement Tapes." Prince's "Black Album." Now comes the holy … more
The title of "Little," an alternately clumsy and inspired comedy of supernatural comeuppance, tells you what you're in for: It's "Big" in reverse, more or less (and often less). This time the … more
LOS ANGELES – One of the grisliest scenes in the new "Hellboy" — and it has plenty of competition — shows a horrific plague being unleashed upon London. Massive cracks run up and down the … more
The films of Claire Denis rarely stray from the longing of strangers in a strange land, to borrow a 1961 sci-fi book title, whether she's dealing with French colonialists in West Africa, or West … more
Even by the standards of mid-1970s television, the CBS superhero series "Shazam!" was pretty hokey stuff. The story of Billy Batson, a teenager who can become a superhero by uttering a magic word, … more
It's been five years since director Robert Rodriguez's last feature film, "Sin City: A Dame to Kill For," and he makes his return in a big way with the outlandish, over-the-top manga adaptation … more
BC-LEGOMOVIE2-MOVIE-REVIEW:TB _ entertainment (650 words) 'Lego Movie 2' review: When everything's not awesome, but friends make it better more
Peter Jackson's documentary about the thrills and horrors of World War I, "They Shall Not Grow Old," uses state-of-the-art technology to bring history to life so vividly that it feels almost … more
Kevin Hart's transition from brattily charming comic persona to serious dramatic cinematic presence isn't going quite as planned. His extracurricular controversies notwithstanding, the comedian's … more
FILM Motion picture, drama: "Bohemian Rhapsody"Motion picture, musical or comedy: "Green Book"Actress in a motion picture, drama: Glenn Close, "The Wife"Actor in a motion picture, drama: Rami … more
Adam McKay's restless Dick Cheney lament, "Vice," belongs to a sub-genre of recent political biopics one might characterize as "The Important, the Powerful and the Generally Pathetic," with the … more
The post-apocalyptic young adult fantasy flick "Mortal Engines" rolls into and out of one's consciousness like "traction cities" that roam its landscape. There are so many aviation goggles and large … more
Acting in a movie at 88 is not out of the question, and neither is directing one. But both directing yourself and acting in a major studio release at that advanced age is next door to unheard of. … more
You have to give credit to James Wan that "Aquaman" is as good as it is. The "Saw" and "The Conjuring" filmmaker doesn't do anything halfway. He took a character from the hit-or-miss DC Comics … more
There's no one right way to reboot a beloved property. For "Mary Poppins Returns," director Rob Marshall and writers David Magee and John DeLuca have taken the "ain't broke, don't fix it" approach … more
The Santa at Macy's, a suicidal Jimmy Stewart, an elfin Will Ferrell and several varieties of Grinch will all compete for movie-lovers' attention this Christmas. And this year, they've got more … more
Chris Evans may not have actually hung up his Captain America shield just yet. At least according to Marvel Cinematic Universe director Joe Russo, who told the Associated Press that Evans is … more
Perfunctory B-movie "The Possession of Hannah Grace" isn't exactly an earth-shattering entry into the well-worn genre that is the exorcism movie. It doesn't so much as invite attention to itself as … more
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