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Post-WWII drama sizzles with tension

OUT of the ashes of summer moviegoing emerges a masterpiece. “Phoenix,” by the German filmmaker Christian Petzold, is a post-World War II drama set in Germany where the bombed-out streets of Berlin are ...

August 2, 2015, Sunday


Poor script kills alien invasion

THE most believable element in “Pixels” is that alien video-game creatures could attack our planet. The core concept is clever — space aliens misunderstand a recording of old video-games as a declaration ...

August 2, 2015, Sunday


Body swap flick ignores big questions

“self/less,” if you couldn’t tell from the preposterous title, is a deeply silly movie that takes itself very seriously. The premise is interesting enough: A dying man (Ben Kingsley) undergoes a procedure ...

July 19, 2015, Sunday


‘Minions’ proves irresistible

SIDEKICKS rarely shine when thrust into the spotlight, but what about a few hundred of them? The Minions, having been the best part of the two previous “Despicable Me” movies, have swarmed the screen ...

July 19, 2015, Sunday


‘Magic Mike’ sequel loses its spark

THERE’S an early scene in “Magic Mike XXL” that hints at what this much ballyhooed sequel could have been. Mike Lane, played by the well nigh irresistible Channing Tatum, is alone in his furniture workshop. ...

July 5, 2015, Sunday


Arnie shines in Terminator role

THIRTY-ONE years and counting, and the Terminators keep rolling off the assembly line like new iPhones, upgraded with shape-shifting abilities, rebooted Sarah Conner assassination levels and, one presumes, ...

July 5, 2015, Sunday


‘Inside Out’ truly embraces sadness

“INSIDE Out,” the latest Pixar punch to the heart, navigates the labyrinth of a young girl’s mind in an antic, candy-colored romp through childhood memory to arrive, finally, gloriously, at epiphany. ...

June 28, 2015, Sunday


‘Polar Bear’ tugs at heartstrings

IN 1978, when writer-director Maya Forbes was 10 years old, her mother went away to graduate school, leaving Forbes and her little sister in the care of their mentally ill dad. The girls, and even their ...

June 28, 2015, Sunday


‘Bovary’ lacks depth of source material

WHAT is it about Emma Bovary? She is, of course, one of literature’s most famous and tragic heroines, and so it’s no surprise that directors from Jean Renoir (1934) to Vincente Minnelli (1949) to Claude ...

June 14, 2015, Sunday


‘Jurassic World’ satire with bite

ALONG the scaly spine of the Tyrannosaurus Rex runs the evolution of Hollywood blockbustering. Twenty-two years ago, Steven Spielberg’s “Jurassic Park” set the standard for the kind of movie the industry ...

June 14, 2015, Sunday




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