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New to View: Aug. 23

Russell Crowe and Ryan Gosling in "The Nice Guys," Chris Hemsworth in "The Huntsman: Winter's War," and "Ratchet & Clank" lead this week's new releases.
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The Gladiator Sequel that Never was: A film to end all films

If you have never seen Ridley Scott’s Gladiator epic from 2000, you have missed out on a truly seminal movie. Starring the brilliant Russell Crowe as the courageous Maximus Decimus Meridius, Gladiator boasted a superb narrative while it revived the careers of Crowe, Joaquin Pheonix and director Ridley Scott.   The ending of this film […]

Noah - inside

Noah

Darren Aronofsky's grand but flawed vision of the Biblical tale reflects the ethos of a filmmaker who doesn't know how to punt.
Man of Steel - inside

Man of Steel

"Man of Steel" aims for the heavens but crashes to earth by trying to squeeze two movies worth of plot into a single film.

Man of Steel - inside

Man of Steel

Superman may be capable of many amazing feats, but one thing he can't do is turn two films worth of material into a single good one.
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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.

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Les Misérables

Epic yet intimate, "Les Misérables" is a standing-ovation triumph.
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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 Man with the Iron Fists

"Fists" is never an adrenaline-spiking martial arts movie. But it feels flung forth straight from RZA's junior-high notebook, with badass conviction and charm.
The Next Three Days

Coming to DVD March 8

Russell Crowe is desperate to save his wife from life in prison in "The Next Three Days" and Rachel McAdams is desperate to make things work in "Morning Glory."

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The Next Three Days

Paul Haggis thankfully shelves his sociology-degree sermonizing for this pure-pulp prison-break thriller starring Russell Crowe.
Robin Hood - inside

Robin Hood

Robin and his not-so-merry men star in this confused, grimy pastiche of legend.

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Heroes of the Zeroes: Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World

Peter Weir's masterwork continues Nick Rogers' look at the 365 best films of 2000-2009.
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Robin Hood

The newest version of the iconic character is a confused mash-up of legend, history and the filmmakers' own kooky contributions.