Posts Tagged ‘Toni Collette’
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The Boxtrolls

Easily the best animated film of 2014, "The Boxtrolls" is a wonderful, whimsical — and very British — ride through childlike imagination.
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The Boxtrolls

This new stop-motion animation gem is a little bit dark, a little bit daffy and a whole lot British.

Tammy - inside


Melissa McCarthy's winning screen presence nearly carries "Tammy," but this raunchy comedy needed a few more spins through the screenplay wash cycle.
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Enough Said

Nicole Holofcener's sharply observant comedy/drama takes a look at how older, injured lovers do the dance of romance.

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Enough Said

This splendidly acted and observant romantic comedy-drama shows what love actually looks like when you're not watching a movie.

The Way, Way Back

Surprisingly subtle within a genre steeped in sap, this summer vacation dramedy is often refreshingly reserved, but it also proves that less isn't always more.

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Great performances by Anthony Hopkins and Helen Mirren push "Hitchcock" beyond an amusing bauble about the great film director.
The Forger

Coming to DVD & Blu-ray July 3

Have a taste for "The Hunger Games"? Catch Josh Hutcherson in "The Forger" on DVD & Blu-ray, as well as Toni Collette in the quirky "Jesus Henry Christ."

Remake snatchers - inside

Back to the Seventies: 4 Unfortunate Remakes

The 1970's was a time of dark thrillers, one-man action missions and horror-genre solidification. Taken out of context, this era's classic films have been reworked into hollow remakes.
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Fright Night

A remake of a movie made without much care, and it shows.

LIttle Miss Sunshine

Heroes of the Zeroes: Little Miss Sunshine

"Little Miss Sunshine" — which kicks up gravel on the genre road less traveled — continues Nick Rogers' look at the 365 best films of 2000-2009.

Heroes of the Zeroes: In Her Shoes

"In Her Shoes" — a deeply felt, richly written, marvelously cast family drama — continues Nick Rogers' daily look back at the 365 best films of 2000-2009.

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Heroes of the Zeroes: About a Boy

"About a Boy" — a lithe, Billy Wilder-esque dance on the wire of uneasy comedy — continues Nick Rogers' look back at the 365 best films of 2000-2009.