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Pick of the Week

The Age of Adaline

Romantic hokum, well done

New This Week

Adult Beginners

After failing in enterprise, a man returns to his childhood home

Little Boy

Can the power of faith change the course of history?

Road to Juarez

Conventional Mexican crime drama

The Water Diviner

Russell Crowe stars in and directs this historical drama

First-Run Movies

American Sniper

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

Black or White

Kevin Costner and Octavia Spencer play guardians who fight over the custody of their granddaughter.


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

Child 44

Tom Hardy leads an international cast in this Soviet-era serial killer thriller


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

Danny Collins

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

The Divergent Series: Insurgent

The kids are on the run – again

Do You Believe?

Mira Sorvino stars in this faith-based movie


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

Ex Machina

Smart, sinister sci-fi film about human error and techno-terror

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.


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

Furious 7

Furiouser and furiouser

Get Hard

Send this one directly to comedy jail

A Girl Walks Home Alone at Night

The “world’s first Iranian feminist vampire spaghetti western” is a spooky doozy

The Gunman

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


Jim Parsons and Rihanna pleasingly voice cartoon characters

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.

It Follows

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

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.

Kumiko, the Treasure Hunter

Austin's Zellner brothers make a wry heartbreaker

The Lazarus Effect

Medical students try to bring the dead back to life.

The Longest Ride

It's the latest romancer from Nicholas Sparks' by-the-numbers playbook

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.

Monkey Kingdom

Disneynature doc profiles Sri Lanka's famed Temple Troop of toque macaques

Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb

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

OK Kanmani

Tamil romantic drama


We extend a big bear hug to Paddington.

Paul Blart: Mall Cop 2

Kevin James' Segway-riding security guard is back


Drafthouse Films reissues this truly trippy oddity from 1981

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.

Son of Satyamurthy

Telugu family drama.

The SpongeBob Movie: Sponge out of Water

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

Still Alice

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

True Story

A writer meets the murderer who stole his identity


Social media strikes back in this grisly teen horror

What We Do in the Shadows

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

While We're Young

Ben Stiller and Naomi Watts suffer a midlife funk in Noah Baumbach's latest

Woman in Gold

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

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