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Wild

Despite a few hiccups, this touching portrayal of grief, self-destruction and healing seamlessly blends the introspective and the epic. Continue reading

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If I Stay

This romantic melodrama and YA novel adaptation is geared toward the teenage set but has qualities adults can appreciate. Continue reading

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Jesse Hutch, “Joy Ride 3″

“Joy Ride 3″ star Jesse Hutch chats with Yapper Lauren Whalen about his new film, stunts and action stardom, and getting snapped in half. Continue reading

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The Grand Budapest Hotel

After his last few misfires, Wes Anderson strikes gold with this elegant and enjoyable mix of European darkness and existential light. Continue reading

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Veronica Mars

This labor of love is catnip for fans of the gone-but-not-forgotten cult TV series about a fierce schoolgirl turned PI. Continue reading

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Wes Anderson, “The Grand Budapest Hotel”

Director Wes Anderson, along with cast and crew of “The Grand Budapest Hotel,” discussed the film at a post-screening Q&A at Chicago’s Music Box Theatre. Continue reading

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About Last Night

This reboot is both sitcom-y and superfluous but has some sweet spots. Continue reading

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Romeo and Juliet

The latest film adaptation of Shakespeare’s star-crossed love story is dull as dishwater at best, linguistically offensive at worst. Continue reading

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Don Jon

Joseph Gordon-Levitt’s directorial debut about an Italian stallion with a secret is mostly middling but has a few pleasant surprises. Continue reading

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Short Term 12

Brie Larson delivers a tremendous breakthrough performance in this understated and moving exploration of social services and safety. Continue reading

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