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A seemingly standard-issue sports underdog story with some quietly urgent things to say about bullying.
For my money the best animated film of 2015, which richly deserves a second chance on video.
A different and earnest take on the Biblical saga that imagines how the resurrection of Jesus might have played out in the moment.
A cozy little movie, a bracing mix of sweet sentiment and acerbic confrontation that reminds us life is what happens when we're looking the other way.
Filmmaker Michael Moore visits countries where problems that still plague the United States seemingly have been solved.
A weird, tiresome mashup of "The Hangover" and "Love, Actually" that wants to have its raunch and its tender moments, too.
An unspeakably powerful story of the Holocaust, not about striving for life but choosing the path of one's own unmaking.
An entirely watchable Bond; parts are even thrilling. But there's something missing here, a vital essence that seems to have drained away.
Two great tastes that may not taste great together per se. But the flavor is so novel and irresistible you won't mind taking down an entire box just this once.
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)."