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  • Sweet 'Night at the Museum' bids farewell to Robin Williams

    By LINDSEY BAHR The Associated Press -
    Published: Fri, Dec 19, 2014

    Starring Ben Stiller, Robin Williams, Owen Wilson, Steve Coogan, Ben Kingsley, Rebel Wilson, Ricky Gervais; directed by Shawn Levy; 97 minutes; PG for mild action, some rude humor and brief language. Take heed: There are at least two acutely sad moments involving Robin Williams'...

  • Wallis, Jamie and Jay Z bring 'Annie' back to life

    By Roger Moore Tribune News Service -By Roger Moore Tribune News Service -by Roger Moore Tribune News Service -
    Published: Fri, Dec 19, 2014

    "Annie," a musical that the decades have rendered into a punchline, is modernized, made more streetwise and brought back to life in a production backed by Jay Z and various members of the Will and Jada Pinkett Smith empire. The new "Annie" is intimate and hip, sarcastic and flip. It...

  • 'Foxcatcher' a quietly devastating drama

    By Ty Burr The Boston Globe -
    Published: Fri, Dec 19, 2014

    Starring Steve Carell, Channing Tatum, Mark Ruffalo, Vanessa Redgrave; directed by Bennett Miller; R for some drug use and a scene of violence; 134 minutes. The weight of history - personal, tribal, national - lays heavy in "Foxcatcher." The movie's tone is hushed, restrained;...

  • 'The Interview' Review: Kim plays hoops, loves Katy Perry and is likable. So why the brouhaha?

    JAKE COYLE, AP Film Writer
    Updated: Thu, Dec 18, 2014

    That I was one of the relative few to see "The Interview" is not a boast I take any pleasure in. It's with heavy sadness, not pride, that I review Seth Rogen and Evan Goldberg's North Korean farce. As of Thursday morning, the film has been shelved just a week ahead of its planned...

  • Chris Rock shines in 'Top Five'

    By Jordan Mintzer The Hollywood Reporter -
    Published: Fri, Dec 12, 2014

    Starring Chris Rock, Rosario Dawson, JB Smoove, Gabrielle Union, Tracy Morgan, Cedric the Entertainer, Kevin Hart, Jerry Seinfeld, Adam Sandler, Whoopi Goldberg; directed by Chris Rock; 101 minutes; R for strong sexual content, nudity, crude humor, language throughout and some drug...

  • 'Exodus' is impressive, but might leave you cold

    By Roger Moore Tribune News Service -
    Published: Fri, Dec 12, 2014

    Sprawling and spectacular, brawny and bloody, Ridley Scott's "Exodus: Gods and Kings" stabs an exclamation point onto a year peppered with religious films, one that began with the less conventional and trippier "Noah." This is Old Testament as action epic, featuring a two-fisted,...

  • List: The only 2014/2015 holiday movie guide you'll need

    By Gene Triplett, Dennis King and Nathan Poppe The Oklahoman -
    Updated: Mon, Dec 8, 2014

    hatever holiday joy and comfort you can muster this season, save it for the cinema. Besides a small offering of comedy and family flicks, it's looking a lot like Oscar season. Familiar epics from Ridley Scott and Peter Jackson will make a big, loud splash, but it's the dramas that will...

  • 'The Homesman': Hard traveling in the Old West

    By Steven Rea The Philadelphia Inquirer -
    Published: Fri, Dec 5, 2014

    It's a curious cargo in the wooden wagon, pulled by a pair of mules named Grace and Redemption, moving east across the Nebraska plains. In Tommy Lee Jones' odd and affecting Western "The Homesman," three women who have lost their minds are being transported to an Iowa church - a rugged...

  • 'Horrible Bosses 2' isn't about bosses at all

    By Roger Moore McClatchy Newspapers -
    Updated: Fri, Nov 28, 2014

    Starring Jason Bateman, Chris Pine, Jason Sudeikis, Jamie Foxx, Jennifer Aniston, Charlie Day, Christoph Waltz; directed by Sean Anders; 108 minutes; R for strong crude sexual content and language throughout Your enjoyment of "Horrible Bosses 2" is almost wholly dependent on your...

  • 'Penguins of Madagascar' hatches a bird-brained scheme

    By COLIN COVERT Minneapolis Star Tribune -
    Published: Fri, Nov 28, 2014

    Starring the voices of Benedict Cumberbatch, John Malkovich, Christopher Knights, Ken Jeong; directed by J.P. Simon and Simon J. Smith; 92 minutes; PG for mild action and some rude humor In "Penguins of Madagascar," there is nothing Madagascan. The images in this computer-