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MOVIE REVIEWS
 
Alice Through the Looking Glass - featured

Alice Through the Looking Glass

An unexpectedly pretty penny, "Alice Through the Looking Glass" surpasses its predecessor by cogitating on Lewis Carroll's characters and dizzying world.
Suffragette - featured

Suffragette

A well-intentioned film that jumps through the tropes of the "inspiring historical drama" genre 1-2-3.

Cinderella - lede

Cinderella

"Cinderella" manages to honor the tradition of the classic animated film while adding layers of modernity and complexity.
Cinderella - lede

Cinderella

"Cinderella" discovers the magic that other recent live-action adaptations of animated fairy-tale classics have lacked.

Great Expectations - inside

Great Expectations

Dickens' dusty tome finds new life in this ravishing adaptation about an orphan pushed and pulled into high society.
BFF zero - inside

British Film Focus

Terry Gilliam's new film, a hardcore British prison drama and Tom Hardy does "Phone Booth" in a car

LoneRanger Inside

The Lone Ranger

Disney’s feeble attempt at recapturing the "Pirates of the Caribbean" franchise magic feels more like a beaten dead horse than a rip-roaring good time.
Great Expectations - inside

Great Expectations

Blessed with ravishingly good performances and a smart distilling of Charles Dickens' novel, "Great Expectations" is the adaptation that surprises.

BFF pegg frost - inside

British Film Focus

It's summertime in England and the "Cornetto Trilogy" is about to be complete.
The Lone Ranger - inside

The Lone Ranger

Big, loud and aggressively dumb, "The Lone Ranger" is basically "Pirates of the Caribbean 5" — where more is always more and the audience wishes it were less.

Les Miserables - inside

Les Misérables

Though it didn't get the respect and Oscar bling it deserved, "Les Misérables" was the most emotionally transporting cinematic journey of 2012.
Les Miserables - inside

Les Misérables

Epic yet intimate, "Les Misérables" is a standing-ovation triumph.

British cinema - inside

British Film Focus

Bond, Bilbo, breakthrough Irish comedians and a bold choice for "Les Miserables" highlight Zoe's look at cinema from across the pond.
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The Burton Binge: “Alice in Wonderland”

This week, Tim Burton tumbles down the rabbit hole, delivering a surprisingly personal commentary along the way.