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Black Nativity

0 Comments · Tuesday, November 26, 2013
This musical-drama from writer-director Kasi Lemmons (based on the work of Langston Hughes) tags along with a Baltimore teen (Jacob Latimore), who is sent to New York to stay with his grandparents  

The Book Thief

0 Comments · Tuesday, November 26, 2013
Markus Zusak’s novel about a young girl (Sophie Nélisse) struggling to survive the horrors of Germany during the second world war by stealing books and passing them along gets adapted by screen  

Homefront

0 Comments · Tuesday, November 26, 2013
When a former DEA agent (Jason Statham) settles down with his family in a small town, you just know he’s not going to be able to keep out of trouble, especially when the head troublemaker, a met  

Oldboy

0 Comments · Tuesday, November 26, 2013
What happens to a man (Josh Brolin) after he has been kidnapped and sequestered for 20 years, then mysteriously released? More than likely he’s going to want to find out whom orchestrated his li  

The Conventional Odds Favor 'Catching Fire'

0 Comments · Wednesday, November 20, 2013
Right off the bat, Katniss Everdeen (Jennifer Lawrence) has her very own I Am Legend moment. She’s in the restricted area outside District 12 with her trusty bow, surveying the land. The turkeys gobble-gobbling along better beware because she’s about to head off for her victory tour, celebrating her “win” at the 74th Hunger Games, and she’s not looking forward to playing the celebrity role that’s going to be expected of her.
  

Ja'mie King Is Back, You Fugly Povos

0 Comments · Wednesday, November 20, 2013
The last time audiences saw queen bee-otch Ja’mie King, the Australian high school student had just finished a term as an exchange student at — gasp! — a public school in Summer Heights High. Now she’s back on her home turf, wrapping up her senior year on-camera in Ja’mie: Private School Girl (Series Premiere, 10:30 p.m. Sunday, HBO).  

Delivery Man

0 Comments · Wednesday, November 20, 2013
Advance word proclaims that Vince Vaughn finally settles into a maturing presence as David Wozniak, caught in the seemingly inescapable grasp of arrested development but upended by the knowledge t  

Dallas Buyers Club

0 Comments · Wednesday, November 20, 2013
 Dallas Buyers Club serves as the latest yellow brick on the road to career redemption for Matthew McConaughey. Remember the silly romcoms with Kate Hudson (How to Lose a Guy in 10 Days), Jen  

Let The Fire Burn

0 Comments · Wednesday, November 20, 2013
Jason Osder, an assistant professor with George Washington University’s School of Media and Public Affairs, dives headfirst into topical documentary filmmaking with this examination into the May  

'Charlie Countryman' Finds Love and Trouble Abroad

0 Comments · Wednesday, November 13, 2013
What are we supposed to expect from a character named Charlie Countryman played by Shia LaBeouf? Sure, LaBeouf sports a ratty hipster beard and stringy, unwashed dark locks and displays the unfortunate penchant of baring his body at the drop of a hat, which means he’s wandering down a decidedly different and more unsavory path than when we last saw him leading the charge alongside the Autobots in the first Transformers trilogy from Michael Bay.  

Lizzy Caplan Shines as '50s Sex Researcher

0 Comments · Wednesday, November 13, 2013
Combining dramatized history, a late-’50s American setting and the topic of sex is guaranteed to attract an audience to nearly any show. But Masters of Sex (10 p.m. Sundays, Showtime) delivers beyond these popular tropes to explore the real-life early scientific study of human sexuality.  

The Best Man Holiday

0 Comments · Wednesday, November 13, 2013
Writer-director Malcolm D. Lee gathers all of the usual suspects from his breakout comedy The Best Man for a follow-up that reunites them 15 years later at a holiday gathering that promises to rek  

Blue is the Warmest Color

0 Comments · Wednesday, November 13, 2013
The coming-of-age narrative tends to come alive for audiences in its reflection and recollection for us of situations and memories that simply cannot be denied. We long to relive our own experie  

Great Expectations

0 Comments · Wednesday, November 13, 2013
Like William Shakespeare’s Romeo & Juliet, Great Expectations from Charles Dickens seems to bubble up once every generation or so, offering an adaptive look at our times. This time, the reliable  

Kill Your Darlings

0 Comments · Wednesday, November 13, 2013
As literary advice, the notion that beleaguered writers must be willing to “kill your darlings” in order to find the truth in a passage or overall story is daring indeed. Striking that lovel