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  • Following this year's On Chesil Beach, directed by Dominic Cooke, a novel from the frequently adapted Ian McEwan is again the source for a film, The Children Act, a courtroom drama from Richard Eyre. Emma Thompson stars as Honorable...

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    Despite some distracting narrative choices and sketchy character development (especially with Mara’s character, who, of course, turns into a love interest), the film does eventually find its footing

  • Gus Van Sant should feel right at home telling the story of John Callahan, an eccentric quadriplegic cartoonist from Portland, Oregon, who’s led a long road to recovery from alcoholism. He should be another of the director’s rebel...

  • Oh, no. If you’re walking into the Keanu Reeves vehicle Siberia, maybe in the middle of the movie, completely uninitiated, you may momentarily mistake it for a parody of John Wick. Then you realize, no, this is taking itself...

  • Stranger-than-fiction stories about fascinating people can still make one dud of a movie. That's the case with Ben Lewin's latest, The Catcher Was a Spy, one of those serious period dramas not memorable enough for release among the already...

  • In Silas Howard's drama, the phrase "a kid like Jake" carries a couple of different connotations. First, it describes an imaginative and playful 4-year-old named Jake (Leo James Davis); on the other hand, it's a distanced, at-arms-length,...

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