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Review: Chuck

— by RON WILKINSON — Nobody who saw director Philippe Falardeau’s award winning “Monsieur Lazhar” in 2011 would have imagined this. “Lazhar” was followed by two more touchy-feely up close and personal films about unique immigrant experiences. “Chuck,” which premiered at NYC[...]

Review: Demolition

— by RON WILKINSON — In “Demolition,” Jake Gyllenhaal pulls out a remarkable performance as bereaved executive Davis Mitchell looking for relief when there is none in sight. Driven to the edge of insanity by the sudden death of his wife, we witness his breakdown. Actually, we[...]

Review: While We’re Young

— by RON WILKINSON — Noah Baumbach’s latest dramedy takes on a decidedly Woody Allen feeling that gives Ben Stiller a chance to show his stuff. Supporting leads Naomi Watts and Adam Driver fall victim to the curse of New York City as they fade into the shadows behind the bright lights [...]

Under Review: ‘J. Edgar’

— by ADAM POYNTER — “J. Edgar” has the potential to make the most memorable and controversial biopic in many years. With his quick rise in the political world, litigious personal life, controversial tactics — which included blackmailing government officials — and [...]

Trailer Talk: ‘Dream House’

— by ALEXA MILAN — Remember when trailers used to genuinely tease movies, showing just enough to pique people’s interest and leave them wanting more? Whoever edited the trailer for the thriller “Dream House” clearly doesn’t abide by those old rules, having given a[...]

Female Leads Being Lined Up for ‘The Dark Knight Rises’?

— by ANDY BEHBAKHT — Recent news about the third and final Batman installment has been very limited. We learned a few weeks ago about the title and also that the Riddler will NOT be the villain of the movie. Back in October, it was reported that Tom Hardy had joined the cast[...]

Ten Clips from ‘Fair Game’

— by SEAN GERSKI — In all honesty, when I first heard someone mention “Fair Game,” starring Naomi Watts and Sean Penn, I didn’t realize it was a new movie. Although I didn’t think I had seen it, “Fair Game” seemed like a movie that had already came out[...]

Two Clips from ‘You Will Meet a Tall Dark Stranger’

— by AMANDA KOEHLER — What’s a Woody Allen movie without a little complicated romance? His newest film, “You Will Meet a Tall Dark Stranger,” focuses on two married couples and their complex relationships. Alfie (Anthony Hopkins) leaves his wife of 40 years, Helena (Gem[...]

Trailer Talk: ‘Mother and Child’

— by RACHEL COYNE — I know that parent-children relationships can be complicated, but this is crazy. There is so much going on in the trailer for “Mother and Child,” so you better be on your toes: A surprisingly old-looking Annette Bening pines for the child that she gave up years ag[...]