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Mommy

As humbling as it is jarring, "Mommy" is a top-notch roller coaster of conflicting emotions.
Harrison Ford, Kathy Baker, Amanda Crew and Blake Lively star in "The Age of Adaline," a 2015 Lionsgate film directed by Lee Toland Krieger.

The Age of Adaline

Despite frustrating first and final acts, "The Age of Adaline" eases into easygoing, effective melodrama thanks to a most unlikely savior.

Benedict Cumberbatch stars in "The Imitation Game" (2014).

The Imitation Game

"The Imitation Game" is a gripping drama that doesn't let the audience off the hook for history's terrible treatment of Alan Turing.

Reel Bob: ‘GETT: The Trial of Viviane Amsalem’

By Bob Bloom “GETT: The Trial of Viviane Amsalem” will so outrage your sense of justice that you need to restrain yourself from jumping at the screen. This Israeli feature follows a woman’s five-year battle to secure a divorce from her husband. Under Israel’s religious marriage laws, only Orthodox rabbis can legalize a marriage or authorize […]

Al Franken stars as cable access TV-show host (and "Saturday Night Live" character) Stuart Smalley in 1995's "Stuart Saves His Family," directed by Harold Ramis.

Class of 1995: “Stuart Saves His Family”

Upending expectations of the "Saturday Night Live" subgenre, "Stuart Saves His Family" is good enough and smart enough to paint a seriocomic portrait of misery.
Fabrizio Rongione and Oscar nominee Marion Cotillard star in "Two Days, One Night," a 2014 French drama directed by Jean-Pierre and Luc Dardenne.

Two Days, One Night

A social drama with real sting & a commanding turn by Marion Cotillard, this is a fascinating field study of life on the financial fringes of the working class.