'On the Seventh Day' takes insightful look at immigrants

July 20, 2018
Fernando Cardona in “On the Seventh Day.” Cinema Guild

Mini reviews of 'Unfriended,' 'Eighth Grade' and 'The Cakemaker'

July 19, 2018
Elsie Fisher is a confused middle-schooler in “Eighth Grade.”
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January 27
Will Smith and Martin Lawrence in “Bad Boys for Life.”

'Bad Boys' outshines 'The Gentlemen' at box office

“Boys” trumped “Gentlemen” in movie theaters over the weekend as Will Smith and Martin Lawrence’s “Bad Boys for Life” easily remained the top ticket seller…
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January 25
Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, left, has denied that he ordered the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, right.

New documentary explores the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi and its aftermath

Documentary also takes to task U.S. companies that work with Saudi Arabia.
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January 24
Colin Farrell and Charlie Hunnam check out the contents of a trunk in “The Gentlemen.” Spoiler alert: It’s a person.

Guy Ritchie's new gangster movie 'Gentlemen' doesn't feel all that new 

Guy Ritchie's violent, profane crime caper boasts a snappy cast with Matthew McConaughey and Hugh Grant but the same old story.
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January 24

Sundance Film Fest unlikely to see many bidding wars

Last year's flops expected to scare off distributors.
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January 24

This week's movie openings

Movies opening FridayOscar-nominated shorts (not rated) Screenings of the live-action and animated short films.Gretel & Hansel (PG-13) A young girl leads her little…
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January 23
Samuel L. Jackson and Sebastian Stan in “The Last Full Measure.”

'Last Full Measure' reveals the shame and trauma vets battle 

Star-studded cast elevates war drama "The Last Full Measure."
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January 23
Alfre Woodard in “Clemency.”

'Clemency' explores harsh realities of capital punishment 

"Clemency" highlights the issue from the vantage point of a prison warden.
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January 19
Will Smith, left, and Martin Lawrence in “Bad Boys for Life.”

'Bad Boys for Life' debuts with top spot

Two "Bad Boys" were too good for one "Dolittle" at the box office."Bad Boys for Life" starring Will Smith and Martin Lawrence brought in $59…
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January 18
Awkwafina stars in “Nora From Queens” on Comedy Central.

Golden Globe winner Awkwafina continues to break new ground in her Comedy Central sitcom

"The Farewell" star won't let being left out of the Oscar party get in the way of celebrating her new sitcom.
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January 18
Alfre Woodard in “Clemency.”

This week's movie openings

Movies opening Friday   Clemency (R) A prison warden (Alfre Woodard) confronts the psychological and emotional demons her job places on her. Color…
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January 13
Supporting actor nominees Tom Hanks, Anthony Hopkins, Al Pacino, Joe Pesci and Brad Pitt. Song Kang Ho missed the cut.

Oscar predictions: Who will win, who should win for Best Supporting Actor?

Should and will win: Brad Pitt “Once Upon a Time ... in Hollywood” Role: Cliff Booth, stunt double and wingman for a TV star.…
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January 13
Supporting actress nominees Kathy Bates, Laura Dern, Scarlett Johansson, Florence Pugh and Margot Robbie. Jennif Lopez missed the cut.

Oscar predictions: Who will win, who should win for Best Supporting Actress?

Will win: Laura Dern “Marriage Story” Role: Cutthroat divorce lawyer Nora Fanshaw. In her favor: Her acid commentary is a welcome chaser to the…
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January 13
This image released by Sony Pictures shows, Saoirse Ronan and Timothée Chalamet in a scene from “Little Women.” On Monday, Dec. 9, 2019, Ronan wa

Oscar predictions: What will win, what should win for Best Picture?

Plus, the rest of the nominees.
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January 13
Best actress nominees Cynthia Erivo, Scarlett Johansson, Saoirse Ronan, Charlize Theron and Renee Zellweger. Awkwafina missed the cut.

Oscar predictions: Who will win, who should win for Best Actress?

Plus, the rest of the nominees.
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January 13
Best actor nominees Antonio Banderas, Leonardo DiCaprio, Adam Driver, Joaquin Phoenix and Jonathan Pryce. Taron Egerton missed the cut.

Oscar predictions: Who will win, who should win for Best Actor?

Will and should win: Joaquin Phoenix “Joker” Role: Arthur Fleck, clown/would-be stand-up comic. In his favor: Phoenix is mesmerizing as the tormented Gotham City…
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January 13
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Oscar noms clear room for 'Joker' but not much for women or people of color

Anticipating pushback, the Oscars released a statement that women comprise about one-third of this year's nominees.
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January 12
This image released by Universal Pictures shows George MacKay in a scene from “1917,” directed by Sam Mendes. (François Duhamel/Universal Picture

Riding the Golden Globes, '1917' tops 'Star Wars'

It took the Great War to finally take down "Star Wars." Director Sam Mendes' World War I story "1917" brought in $36.5 million in its…
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January 12
Lupita Nyong’o played two roles in “Us,” but has gotten little awards attention.

Women and minorities mostly shut out of BAFTA and DGA movie awards

Most non-Oscar film award groups nominate mostly white men, too.
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January 11

This week's movie openings

Movies opening Friday   Bad Boys for Life (R) The Bad Boys (Will Smith and Martin Lawrence) are back together for one last ride.…
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January 9
Dean-Charles Chapman, left, and George MacKay in "1917," directed by Sam Mendes.

Single-shot look of '1917' is a cinematic marvel 

The World War I film is a technical astonishment but keeps the audience at an emotional distance.
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