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Pick of the Week

Where to Invade Next

Michael Moore finds American idealism alive and well – abroad

New This Week


This sassy superhero movie is not your child’s comic-book origin tale

How to Be Single

How do all the singles of the world survive Valentine's Day?

Jil Jung Juck

Tamil comedy.

The Lady in the Van

Dame Maggie Smith is stunning in the role of the titular homeless lady

Nina Forever

A dead woman haunts a couple in this indie horror romance

Zoolander 2

Are Derek and Hansel still in fashion?

First-Run Movies

2016 Oscar-Nominated Short Films: Animation

Watch and prepare for your Oscar pool

2016 Oscar-Nominated Short Films: Documentaries – Programs A & B

2016 Oscar-Nominated Short Films: Live Action

Form an opinion instead of guessing what will win this category

Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Road Chip

Call the exterminator: The tuneful rodents are back


Charlie Kaufman goes inside the minds of puppets

The Big Short

The financial meltdown of 2008 is treated with terrific comic spin

The Boy

Horrors: A nanny finds that her new charge is a life-sized doll

Bridge of Spies

Steven Spielberg and Tom Hanks revisit the Cold War


When looking homeward do we glance toward the past or the future?


Everything about this Fifties lesbian romance is sublime

The Choice

Nicholas Sparks' romantic yearnings once again flood our screens

Daddy's Home

Will Ferrell and Mark Wahlberg vie for the love of their shared family

Dirty Grandpa

Robert De Niro and Zac Efron go on a raunchy road trip


Ace ensemble cast enacts the real-life story of a doomed climbing expedition

The 5th Wave

Chloë Grace Moretz battles Earth's fifth wave of alien attacks

The Finest Hours

Perfect effects and performances made this sea-rescue movie a dandy

45 Years

A long-married couple begins to question their union

The Good Dinosaur

Sweet and charming, Pixar's dino pic should please everyone

Hail, Caesar!

The Coen brothers celebrate and eviscerate old Hollywood

The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 2

As the series ends, we wonder what we'll do without our Katniss catnip

In the Heart of the Sea

Ron Howard sets sails with that famous Nantucket whale story


Jennifer Lawrence rises above family dysfunction in this comic biopic

Kung Fu Panda 3

Now a kung-fu master, the panda is no longer a grasshopper

The Martian

Circumstances force Matt Damon to become a wily Robinson Crusoe on Mars

The Night Before

Three guys look for fun on a Christmas Eve that turns into one crazy night

Point Break

Remake of 1991's action bromance

Pride and Prejudice and Zombies

The mash-up title just about says it all

The Revenant

Iñárritu’s Western loses the forest for the trees, but oh, what trees

Ride Along 2

Ice Cube and Kevin Hart partner again as mismatched cops


Emma Donoghue's screen adaptation of her bestseller is a knockout


Tina Fey and Amy Poehler wistfully party like there's no tomorrow


This terrific newspaper movie gets all the elements right

Star Wars: Episode VII - The Force Awakens

The Force awakens, and a franchise reboots

13 Hours: The Secret Soldiers of Benghazi

Michael Bay lends his firepower to this war that's not really a war


Blacklisted screenwriter Dalton Trumbo is essayed by Bryan Cranston

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