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The Hunting Ground

Doc exposes rape culture on the university campus

New This Week

Danny Collins

Al Pacino is an aging rock & roller who makes an entertaining play for redemption

Detective Byomkesh Bakshy!

In this Hindi film set in the Forties, a detective works his first case

Furious 7

Furiouser and furiouser

Nannbenda

Tamil romantic comedy.

3 Hearts

A French love triangle loses its balance

Woman in Gold

Helen Mirren plays an aging Jew who wants to win back a painting the Nazis stole from her family

First-Run Movies

American Sniper

Clint Eastwood and Bradley Cooper tell Chris Kyle's war story.

Ballet 422

Doc captures young dancer Justin Peck choreographing his first ballet

Big Hero 6

Witty charm, lively animation, and a swift pace help this animated superhero story rise a cut above.

Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance)

A Hollywood star falls to earth with mad, exhilarating results.

The Boy Next Door

Jennifer Lopez stars in this brazenly dumb MILF thriller.

Chappie

Impeccable visual effects don't counteract the film's lackluster emotional affect

Cinderella

Simple, elegant, and lovely, this live-action fairy tale enchants

The Divergent Series: Insurgent

The kids are on the run – again

Do You Believe?

Mira Sorvino stars in this faith-based movie

The DUFF

Bye-bye bullies and basket cases; enter the DUFF – shorthand for designated ugly fat friend.

Fifty Shades of Grey

For all the commotion, it's just another wish-fulfillment fairy tale about a naive girl and her Prince Charming – but with tame BDSM.

Focus

Will Smith is a con man compromised by the reappearance of his shady ex.

Get Hard

Send this one directly to comedy jail

Gett: The Trial of Viviane Amsalem

Women's unequal status under Israeli law is vividly conveyed in this award-winning film

The Gunman

Sean Penn stars as a regretful ex-mercenary in this international game of cat and mouse

Home

Jim Parsons and Rihanna pleasingly voice cartoon characters

The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 1

Katniss Everdeen goes from Hunger Games victor to emblem of the revolution.

The Imitation Game

Brilliant World War II codebreaker Alan Turing, whose story is told here, was a pioneering figure in computer science as well as a closeted homosexual.

Interstellar

Majesty and mawkishness combine in Christopher Nolan's film about humans' last-ditch attempt to find a habitable planet in another galaxy.

Into the Woods

The Stephen Sondheim/James Lapine musical, a pastiche of classic fairy tales turned on their heads, gets a thoroughly cinematic workout.

It Follows

A killer force is spread through sex, and it's all very creepy and evocative

Jil

Telugu drama

Jupiter Ascending

The Wachowskis' space opera starring Mila Kunis and Channing Tatum is a visual dazzler but a narrative splice-and-dice.

Kingsman: The Secret Service

This comic-book riff on James Bond films finds fun amid the ultraviolence.

Komban

Tamil action film

Kumiko, the Treasure Hunter

Austin's Zellner brothers make a wry heartbreaker

A la Mala

Mexican comedy about a woman who makes her livelihood flirting with other women's men.

The Lazarus Effect

Medical students try to bring the dead back to life.

McFarland, USA

Despite heavy sports-underdog cliches, this film with Kevin Costner as the coach of an all-Latino high school track team taps into a lot of modern realities.

Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb

This well-worn premise still has some life in it.

Paddington

We extend a big bear hug to Paddington.

Penguins of Madagascar

You can hardly lose with animated penguins … and how about that cameo from Werner Herzog?

Queen and Country

John Boorman's follow-up to Hope and Glory observes the same boy who's now a young man

Red Army

Doc presents the Russian team members' views of their stunning defeat by the U.S. during the 1980 Olympics

Rey

Telugu romance

Run All Night

Liam Neeson reunites with his Unknown and Non-Stop director for another action ride

The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel

Richard Gere joins in the fun at this revived hotel for seniors.

Selma

Although it's dramatically uneven, this film is a commendable historical drama about Martin Luther King Jr. that sidesteps the common pitfalls of adulatory biopics.

Seventh Son

Fantasy film about an apprentice Spook battling Julianne Moore's evil witch.

’71

A kinetic chase movie uses the Troubles of Northern Ireland as its setting

Seymour: An Introduction

Ethan Hawke directs this doc about pianist and teacher Seymour Bernstein

The SpongeBob Movie: Sponge out of Water

The lovable gang from the animated TV show leaves Bikini Bottom to come ashore.

Spring

A genre-tinged story about a love affair abroad keeps us guessing

Still Alice

In an otherwise tepid film, Julianne Moore delivers a terrific performance as a woman beset by early-onset Alzheimer's.

Strange Magic

Woodland goblins, elves, and fairies go to war in this animated movie from LucasFilm Animation.

Taken 3

Liam Neeson's back in action.

Unfinished Business

The crude humor and cloying sentiment of Vince Vaughn's latest comedy make it a dud

The Wedding Ringer

Kevin Hart and Josh Gad crank out this aggressively dumb and un-embarrassingly sophomoric wedding comedy.

What We Do in the Shadows

Cleverly executed, this vampire spoof by Jemaine Clement and Taika Waititi, is a lot of fun.

Wild

Reese Witherspoon stars as Cheryl Strayed in this autobiographical trek of expiation.

Wild Tales

Anthology film from Argentina finds the dark humor in six revenge stories

Yevade Subramanyam

Telugu comedy.

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