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Whiskey Tango Foxtrot

It crashed and burned at the box office, but “Whiskey Tango Foxtrot” is a wry and disturbing look at the underbelly of wartime journalism.
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The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies

I’ve appreciated the scope and splendor of the "Hobbit" adaptations. But if I were to give a two-word review of the final installment, it's "too much."

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The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies

The third installment of the Hobbit series is an engaging sword-and-sorcery tale. It just hasn't have much to do with J.R.R. Tolkien's beloved book.
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The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug

The middle part of the fantasy trilogy takes great liberties with Tolkien's gentle novel, but still delivers thrills and epic sweep.

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The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug

In giving it the grand, elongated "Lord of the Rings" treatment, casual fans may feel Tolkien's tender prequel has been burgled of much of its charm.
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British Film Focus

The latest in film news from across the pond.

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The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey

Splitting up J.R.R. Tolkien's slim children's novel into three movies may be a bridge too far. But the first installment of "The Hobbit" still thrills and delights.
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British Film Focus

The BAFTA nominations have been released and it's slim pickings for British films out in the coming month. Plus, some plot details for The Hobbit 2 and 3.

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The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey

The first triad of the "Hobbit" movies feels like a reboot of "The Lord of the Rings," overstuffed with Tolkien lore and invented plotlines.
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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 Pirates! Band of Misfits

This silly comedy ended up being one of the best underseen movies of the year.
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The Pirates! Band of Misfits

"The Pirates! Band of Misfits" is one of the best-looking stop-motion animation films ever, seamlessly blending puppetry and CGI. Too bad the story isn't there.

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The Hobbit: The Story So Far

...but it's still a year until Part One!
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Mysteriously Masterful Masterpiece Mystery

PBS is stepping up its game lately with some fantastic mystery programs.