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FXX Revisits Springfield's First Family

0 Comments · Wednesday, August 27, 2014
Get reacquainted with Marge, Homer, Bart, Lisa and the whole Springfield clan during FXX’s “Every Simpsons Ever” 12-day marathon, which continues through Monday night at midnight.  

The November Man

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As Above, So Below

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Frank

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'Calvary' Asks Us to Walk Alongside a Good Man

0 Comments · Wednesday, August 20, 2014
A village priest (Brendan Gleeson) in coastal Ireland hears weekly confessions. His parishioners enter, knowing that there’s little to no anonymity in the booth because he knows them, each and  

Goodbye to "Bad Things" and Bon Temps

0 Comments · Wednesday, August 20, 2014
With two buzzed-about awards shows coming up this week — Sunday’s VMAs and the Emmys on Monday — this space would typically be dedicated to one of those. In a selfish but necessary decision, I must instead turn to True Blood, which ends its seventh and final season this week.  

The Expendables 3

0 Comments · Friday, August 15, 2014
Sylvester Stallone is back as good-time Barney, the leader of the merry band of mercenaries known as The Expendables, and this time he’s facing his deadliest foe yet — Conrad Stonebanks (Mel Gibso  

The Giver

0 Comments · Friday, August 15, 2014
The next adaptation in the long line of young adult fantasy books with dystopian societies and pretty protagonists, The Giver curiously rates slightly higher on the scale thanks to the prese  

Let's Be Cops

0 Comments · Friday, August 15, 2014
Jake Johnson and Damon Wayans Jr. have established an easy and engaging enough rapport on the hit television series New Girl, so it’s not surprising to see them test the big screen market, and   

Magic in the Moonlight

0 Comments · Friday, August 15, 2014
In the poem “Marmion,” Sir Walter Scott opined, “Oh, what a tangled web we weave, when first we practice to deceive.” Well, Woody Allen’s latest is all about deception. Englishman Stanley (C  

Director Michael Dowse Embraces Affairs of the Heart

0 Comments · Wednesday, August 13, 2014
The first clue that What If, the new film from Michael Dowse, might be a subtle veering off course from the typical journey can be found in the performance of Daniel Radcliffe as Wallace, the lovelorn chap at the center of things.   

The Many Faces of Chris Lilley

0 Comments · Wednesday, August 13, 2014
Chris Lilley is a master of disguise. The Aussie multi-hyphenate creates, writes, directs and stars in mockumentary-style comedies in which he plays a collection of diverse characters — sometimes all at once.   

Searching for 'A Most Wanted Man'

0 Comments · Wednesday, August 6, 2014
Issa Karpov (Grigoriy Dobrygin), a Chechen Muslim, enters Hamburg, Germany illegally, weaving his way through sewers, stowing away on a cargo ship, hiding in plain sight beneath a dirty hooded sweatshirt and a scraggly beard. Throughout his circuitous journey, though, Issa makes time to pray.  

The Persistence of Time

Patricia Arquette on the 12-year experience of making Richard Linklater's 'Boyhood'

0 Comments · Wednesday, August 6, 2014
Boyhood, as you've probably already heard, is a different kind movie. Shot over the course of 12 years with the same cast, filmmaker Richard Linklater's perceptive ode to family and the life of one specific boy (played by newcomer Ellar Coltrane) from age 6 to 18 is also about the simple passage of time...  

The First 'Knick' Is the Deepest

0 Comments · Wednesday, August 6, 2014
While The Knick is a drama, written by Jack Amiel and Michael Begler, its basis is in true medical history with the earliest surgeons at the start of the 20th century. Director Steven Soderbergh paints a beautifully grotesque picture of New York’s Knickerbocker Hospital, with imagery that leaves viewers covering their eyes … only to peek through their fingers.