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An unsettling portrait of a long marriage slowly unraveling after secrets are unearthed and buried hurts bubble to the surface.
A schizophrenic send-up of old Hollywood without much narrative semblance, "Hail, Caesar!" is more evidence the Coens forgot how to be funny.
One of those rare animated flicks intended for kids but with enough cleverness and little flourishes to keep the adults engaged, too.
A drama based on a famed rescue from the annals of the Coast Guard that is pedestrian and formulaic in its presentation.
Reviews of all five Oscar-nominated short film for live action: "Shok," "Ave Maria," "Stutterer," "Day One" and "Alles Wird Gut (Everything Will Be OK)."
Reviews of all five Oscar-nominated short films for animation: "Bear Story," "Sanjay's Super Team," "Prologue," "We Can't Live Without Cosmos" and "World of Tomorrow."
Robert De Niro and Zac Efron do the "Hangover" thing, playing a hard-partying grandfather and his tag-along grandkid.
It's hardly the worst or the best of the YA sci-fi book-to-film invasion. But "The 5th Wave" can't escape the sense of a cut-rate knockoff.
Unlike 2014's overrated "Birdman," "The Revenant" shows how filmmaking technique can transform a simple story and work in service to its performances.
Maybe the best romantic film of the year, blending romantic, comedic and dramatic elements so deftly we don't work to label it.
Simultaneously very angry and very funny, "The Big Short" reveals how we all lost in a rigged game we didn't even know was being played.
Tina Fey and Amy Poehler may be great at fake TV news shows and emceeing award programs, but their film work — including "Sisters" — is spotty.
Though it skirts the historical record, "The Danish Girl" has the powerful veneer of greater truth.
It’s funny, full of action, and the loose ends of the plot are finalized in one big showdown scene. This one’s a crowd-pleaser.