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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
Friendship is a gift eschewing all bounds and explanation. And there's no finer example than "Green Book," Peter Farrelly's crowd-pleasing charmer about a white Bronx bouncer and an erudite black … more
The title of "Ralph Breaks the Internet" is a small tour de force of multitasking: a plot summary and a meme reference rolled into one. It also signals to the audience that they're in for a bigger, … more
Beasts? Yes, lots of 'em. Fantastic? Some of the time. "Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald" is much better than its predecessor in this Harry Potter-adjacent franchise, if only because … more
The magic is almost back on the big screen. The second installment to J.K. Rowling's "Fantastic Beasts" film franchise hits theaters on Friday and moves forward the stories of Newt Scamander … more
Marvel maestro Stan Lee spent his decades-long career creating some of the most iconic comic book heroes of all time, from the Avengers to the X-Men to current box-office heavyweight Black … more
There's no arguing that Lisbeth Salander — the central figure in the Millennium book series created by Stieg Larsson — is one of the most intriguing and complicated characters to grace the … more
The challenge for any director putting together a biopic is to find the balance between making sure the audience has been given every moment they want to see and hear in regards to the subject's … more
Many movies and their stars are associated with the holiday season. Margaret O’Brien isn’t resting on her past Hollywood Christmas laurels which include appearances in films such as “Meet Me in … more
The movie that puts the "so?" in "sonar," "Hunter Killer" will disappoint anyone who prefers their submarine thrillers to run silent, and run deep, or who appreciates a director's mastery of confined … more
"Johnny English Strikes Again," but really, we'd rather he not. Can't Rowan Atkinson's bumbling Bond character just leave well enough alone? This limp, lifeless, one-joke action comedy sequel, … more
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