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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

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

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

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

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

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

A Field in England

The most enticingly original film to come out of the UK this year is told in crisp, trippy, black and white.

Marc Savlov, Review, Feb. 6, 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

The Saratov Approach

This faith-based, true-life thriller tells the story of two Mormon missionaries who were kidnapped and held for ransom while serving in Russia in 1998.

Louis Black, Review, Jan. 30, 2014

I, Frankenstein

Aaron Eckhart stars as a modern-day Frankenstein, who faces off against supernatural creatures in this film based on the graphic novel by Kevin Grevioux.

Marc Savlov, Review, Jan. 30, 2014

The Past

Another masterstroke from Asghar Farhadi, The Past begins as a domestic drama and stealthily evolves into a kind of thriller.

Kimberley Jones, Review, Jan. 30, 2014

Labor Day

An escaped convict finds a family of sorts in this new drama by Jason Reitman.

Louis Black, Review, Jan. 30, 2014

The 'Banner Saga' Saga

The game that launched a thousand headlines has its roots right here

Reviewed by James Renovitch, Jan. 30, 2014

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Reviewed by James Renovitch, Jan. 30, 2014

Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit

In something of a prequel, this is Jack Ryan's origin story – before Tom Clancy got his hooks in him.

Kimberley Jones, Review, Jan. 23, 2014

Gimme Shelter

Vanessa Hudgeons stars in this bland exercise in very serious and meaningful young-adult drama.

Louis Black, Review, Jan. 23, 2014

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