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Sabotage

Ugly and mean-spirited, this Schwarsenegger action film starts off badly, and gets dumber as it progresses.

Louis Black, Review, Mar. 27, 2014

Teenage

Beguiling and maddening in its approach, this odd doc looks at the relatively recent invention of the teenager.

Kimberley Jones, Review, Mar. 27, 2014

Muppets Most Wanted

This re-energized franchise has found its second wind: The Muppets' eighth movie proves that eight is not enough.

Steve Davis, Review, Mar. 20, 2014

Tim's Vermeer

Vermeer must have painted by using a camera obscura and Tim Jenison spends four years proving the method in this fascinating documentary by Penn & Teller.

Marc Savlov, Review, Mar. 20, 2014

Tyler Perry's The Single Moms Club

Tyler Perry makes a comedy about single mothers who don't get enough credit.

Marjorie Baumgarten, Review, Mar. 20, 2014

Divergent

Yet another dystopic YA book series gets translated to film – and one that resembles thebestseller: engrossing yet flimsy.

Kimberley Jones, Review, Mar. 20, 2014

Bad Words

Jason Bateman plays a grown man who finds a loophole to compete in a kids national spelling bee, but the reasons are only known to him.

Marjorie Baumgarten, Review, Mar. 20, 2014

Cheap Thrills

This grisly, dark comedy is last year's winner of Fantastic Fest's Midnighters Audience Award.

Marc Savlov, Review, Mar. 20, 2014

Need for Speed

Somewhat fast but seldom furious, this is an adrenaline junkie’s wet dream that stars Aaron Paul.

Steve Davis, Review, Mar. 12, 2014

Veronica Mars

Although this isn't a reinvention of the wheel, the beloved TV show gets a spirited spin in this feature.

Kimberley Jones, Review, Mar. 12, 2014

The Grand Budapest Hotel

Wes Anderson's film is a marvelous spectacle: spry, sly, and rich with microdetailed production design and tickling tributes to cinematic forebearers.

Kimberley Jones, Review, Mar. 12, 2014

300: Rise of an Empire

Better than the first movie, this sequel is a more deserving Aegean “epic.”

Marc Savlov, Review, Mar. 6, 2014

Grand Piano

Elijah Wood and John Cusack play cat and mouse in this concert-stage suspense dazzler.

Marc Savlov, Review, Mar. 6, 2014

Son of God

This biopic is strictly for easily-entertained believers.

Louis Black, Review, Mar. 6, 2014

South by Southwest Film Festival 2014

There are no wrong choices. Go forth and partake.

Marjorie Baumgarten, Review, Mar. 6, 2014

Mr. Peabody & Sherman

The genius dog and his adopted human son return for these animated adventures in time travel.

Kimberley Jones, Review, Mar. 6, 2014

Stalingrad

3-D Russian film about the bloody Battle of Stalingrad.

Marc Savlov, Review, Feb. 27, 2014

The Wind Rises

The swan song of master animator Hayao Miyazaki appeals to the head and heart.

Marc Savlov, Review, Feb. 27, 2014

God Loves Uganda

Uganda's harsh, new anti-homosexuality law owes much to the Christian evangelical movement, argues this documentary.

Marjorie Baumgarten, Review, Feb. 27, 2014

Non-Stop

Liam Neeson plays a flawed lawman once again, this time tasked with finding the terrorist on a plane.

Marjorie Baumgarten, Review, Feb. 27, 2014

Pompeii

A gladiator slave must rescue his secret love before Vesuvius erupts.

Marc Savlov, Review, Feb. 27, 2014

3 Days to Kill

Kevin Costner stars in this snappy but contrived mix of international espionage and paternal redemption.

Steve Davis, Review, Feb. 27, 2014

Like Father, Like Son

In this movie from the always perceptive Japanese filmmaker Hirokazu Kore-eda, two families are uprooted by the belated knowledge that their babies were switched at birth.

Marjorie Baumgarten, Review, Feb. 20, 2014

In Secret

Émile Zola’s Thérèse Raquin gets another film adaptation, this time in English.

Kimberley Jones, Review, Feb. 20, 2014

Endless Love

New era, same old story: young passions, forbidden love, and parents who just don't understand.

Louis Black, Review, Feb. 13, 2014

Love & Air Sex

Bryan Poyser's Austin-made rom-com delivers splendidly on the promise of its raunchy title.

Marjorie Baumgarten, Review, Feb. 13, 2014

Visitors

The Koyaanisqatsi director is back with his latest stream-of-vision meditation.

Marc Savlov, Review, Feb. 13, 2014

Winter's Tale

Neither Colin Farrell's charms nor Will Smith as the Devil can rescue this soggy valentine.

Marc Savlov, Review, Feb. 13, 2014

Vampire Academy

This month's flavor in the teen vampire continuum.

Marc Savlov, Review, Feb. 13, 2014

RoboCop

The überviolent 1987 action film gets a pointless reboot.

Steve Davis, Review, Feb. 13, 2014

The Great Beauty

An Italian writer and bon vivant reflects on his life in this walkabout with Felliniesque touches.

Marjorie Baumgarten, Review, Feb. 13, 2014

About Last Night

Sexual perversity is released with gleeful abandon in this second film outing for Mamet's 40-year-old play.

Kimberley Jones, Review, Feb. 13, 2014

Gloria

A middle-aged Chilean woman meets life as it comes.

Marjorie Baumgarten, Review, Feb. 6, 2014

The Lego Movie

Let's face it: We're putty in these things' hands.

Steve Davis, Review, Feb. 6, 2014

The Monuments Men

George Clooney's star-studded account of the Allied rescue of the stolen art treasures of WW2 has many great scenes but no center.

Louis Black, Review, Feb. 6, 2014

Oscar-Nominated Short Films 2014: Animation

Five works of superior, ambitious animation.

Louis Black, Review, Feb. 6, 2014

Oscar-Nominated Short Films 2014: Documentaries, Program A

Three remarkable stories of people's reaction to oppression.

Kimberley Jones, Review, Feb. 6, 2014

Oscar-Nominated Short Films 2014: Documentaries, Program B

A man carves majestic caves in sandstone rocks, and a prison hospice sees a lifer to the end.

Marjorie Baumgarten, Review, Feb. 6, 2014

Oscar-Nominated Short Films 2014: Live Action

Short films come in nice packages.

Marc Savlov, Review, Feb. 6, 2014

That Awkward Moment

Former High School Musical heartthrob Zac Efron stars in this dude-centric romantic comedy.

Kimberley Jones, Review, Feb. 6, 2014

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