Foxcatcher tries to use great acting to hide a weak movie

Friday, November 21, 2014
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‘Foxcatcher’ deserves the accolades it’s getting for the acting, but the movie is ultimately quite disappointing.

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Jennifer Lawrence is superbly engaging in the fun but flawed Mockingjay, Part 1

Friday, November 21, 2014
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‘The Hunger Games: Mockingjay, Part 1′ is enjoyable, even if it seems far too much of a “part one” and not enough its own movie.

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The paradox that is Aaron Sorkin’s The Newsroom

Thursday, November 20, 2014
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Aaron Sorkin’s ‘The Newsroom’ is anything but subtle, but can he fix the show in time to make the final season as great as his past shows?

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Hercules on Blu-ray is a feast for the eyes and ears

Thursday, November 20, 2014
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The movie may not have been a big hit with critics, but is Dwayne Johnson’s ‘Hercules’ isn’t as bad as some may have you believe. And it’s even better on Blu-ray.

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Download free passes for Penguins of Madagascar in Baltimore, DC or Virginia Beach

Monday, November 17, 2014
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The ‘Penguins of Madagascar’ are back in their own movie, and you and your family can be among the first to see them. Find out how you can download passes to the special advance screening.

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Rosewater is a mesmerizing look at the horrors of an oppressive regime

Friday, November 14, 2014
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‘Rosewater’ is the terrifying true story of an Iranian reporter held hostage for 118 days for revealing the truth about political protests, but Jon Stewart’s skills at writing and directing make the film gripping and thought-provoking.

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Beside Still Waters is an eminently watchable indie film about regular, damaged people

Friday, November 14, 2014
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‘Beside Still Waters’ is a new take on the classic reunion story, with influences both classic and modern and a cast of interesting characters.

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Beyond the Lights is a modern, edgy love story

Friday, November 14, 2014
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On the surface, ‘Beyond the Lights’ may seem like any other musical love story, but an excellent cast and killer soundtrack give it a raw, modern spin.

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Dumb and Dumber To is a fun, nostalgic road trip with your best dim-witted friends by your side

Friday, November 14, 2014
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They said it would never happen – 20 years in the making – but finally the fans were given a ‘Dumb and Dumber To’ with a reunited Jim Carrey and Jeff Daniels reprising their roles as the lovable but dim-witted best buds duo Lloyd Christmas and Harry Dunne. How does the long-awaited sequel measure up?

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Download passes for The Theory of Everything in Hartford or Providence

Wednesday, November 12, 2014
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Hartford and Providence readers can download free passes to an advance screening of ‘The Theory of Everything.’ Read on to find out how.

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