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ReelBob: The Night Before

A crude and vulgar holiday film that will put you off from the Christmas spirit. Sure, it has laughs, but they are cheap and sophomoric.
Thatcher Robinson and Paul Stanko star in "Superior," (2015) directed by Edd Benda and a selection of the Heartland Film Festival.

Heartland: Superior

"Superior" is a coming-of-age story that, like its characters, lacks the maturity to realize its own purpose or potential.



A ride on the world's best kiddie coaster, "Goosebumps" delivers family-friendly thrills and coasts on Jack Black's star power.
Ben Mendelsohn (center) and Ryan Reynolds play a pair of hard-luck gamblers in 2015's "Mississippi Grind," an A24 release co-directed by Ryan Fleck and Anna Boden.

Mississippi Grind

Career-best work by Ryan Reynolds & Ben Mendelsohn carries an unhurried, empathetic gambling drama that stays at the table a bit too long to achieve greatness.

Verna Bloom (left) and Griffin Dunne star in 1985's "After Hours," a comedy directed by Martin Scorsese.

Class of 1985: ‘After Hours’

Though far from flawless as a comedy, Martin Scorsese’s use of the form as catharsis to shake off his setbacks makes "After Hours" its own sort of masterpiece.
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Reeling Backward: Little Shop of Horrors

The joy in watching, and rewatching, “Little Shop of Horrors” is that the cast has fun right along with the audience.


The Intern

An enjoyable comedy that is predictable and innocuous as writer-director Nancy Meyers follows a well-worn path.
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The New Girlfriend

A French import about obsession, love, loyalty and family that is hindered by a lack of a constant tone.