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Elba anchors 'Mandela' with dignity, charm

If there were ever a season to learn, via the movies, about crucial periods of history, it's this one. Last month we were introduced to “12 Years a Slave,” Steve McQueen's unforgettable look at American slavery, through one man with an incredible story.
2014/3/21
 - Drama
Travel back in time with 'Mr. Peabody & Sherman'

Following the huge box office success of “Frozen” (冰雪奇緣) last month, “Mr. Peabody & Sherman” (皮巴弟先生與薛曼的時光冒險) is again poised to win the hearts of the young and the young at heart longing for this week's three-day-long holiday.
2014/2/28
Planning some extended family dinners over the holidays? Worried that folks might not get along, that festering tensions might surface, that people might get tipsy and say too much?
2014/2/28
 - Drama
Streep holds nothing back in brutal 'Osage'
Conditional 'Endless Love'

A remake of the classic drama film of the '80s starring Brooke Shields and Tom Cruise in one of his first roles, “Endless Love” is adapted from one of the most celebrated novels by Scott Spencer.
2014/2/14
 - Drama
Pomp, amoral 'Wolf of Wall Street' is rich

Digging into deep-pocket gluttony, Martin Scorsese's dark comedy “The Wolf of Wall Street” highlights a world rich in drugs, fast cars and private jets. The American dream is amplified, yet those indulging in it are never satisfied.
2014/2/14
 - Drama
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'The Lego Movie,' tiny toys, huge laughs

Young and old fans alike know the joy of dumping a set of Legos on the floor and chucking that instruction manual. After all, throwing a portion of a helicopter on an incomplete racecar could produce the ultimate hybrid.
2014/2/7
Rebooted patriot games in 'Jack Ryan'

Having clung to the Russians as go-to villains long after the Cold War thawed, the movies find themselves current again with their favorite arch-enemy.
2014/1/24
The magical, lonely love of 'Her'

How essential are physical and emotional connections when falling in love? What would you miss — looking into someone's eyes, caressing them, tasting them?
2014/1/17
 - Drama
This 'Homefront' could use an extreme makeover

Sylvester Stallone wrote the screenplay for “Homefront,” the story of a former DEA agent who quits his job and moves to a small town under a new identity, with the intention to star in the film himself as the closing chapter of the “Rambo” saga.
2013/11/29
'Closed Circuit,' a post-privacy thriller

We're all being watched. All the time. That's a key message of “Closed Circuit,” an entertaining and well-crafted if not overly heart-stopping British conspiracy thriller starring Eric Bana and Rebecca Hall. Security cameras are everywhere, giving us birds-eye glimpses of each character, and reminding us that we, too, are never really alone.
2013/10/25
 - Drama
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
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