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MOVIE REVIEWS
 
From left, Dave Franco, Lizzy Caplan, Woody Harrelson and Jesse Eisenberg star in "Now You See Me 2," a 2016 action-caper directed by Jon M. Chu and distributed by Summit Entertainment.

Now You See Me 2

By trading on its source’s tight, fun ingenuity for craven, calculated gimcrackery, “Now You See Me 2’s” only distinctive trait is making all the fun disappear.

The Last Witch Hunter

Vin Diesel's latest falls into the same trap as many attempted fantasy-action franchises: too much darkness, not enough fun and not nearly enough imagination.

Youth

An ornate, bittersweet slice of life that hits a few grace notes but meanders too much to reach greatness.

Kingsman: The Secret Service

One of the year's brashest, daffiest hits, "Kingsman" is a send-up of the spy genre that nevertheless embraces its 007 action.

Interstellar

Christopher Nolan's ruminative space odyssey falls short of lofty goals, but it's still an oft-mesmerizing journey — even if you can't always hear the dialogue.

Interstellar

"Interstellar" never failed to engage me, but it also never fully satisfied me, either. The film's sheer grandiosity underscores its plot shortcomings.

Richard Attenborough directing a scene from "A Bridge Too Far."

A Bridge Too Far (1977)

Virtually forgotten on American shores, "A Bridge Too Far" is perhaps the last of the great World War II epics made.

The Eagle Has Landed (1976)

A preposterous movie based on an absurd premise, "The Eagle Has Landed" nonetheless boasts a fine cast and direction by John Sturges.