With 'Brave,' 'Snow White and The Huntsman,' and 'The Hunger Games' we're seeing the box-office triumph of strong, young female characters. But has Hollywood – or American culture – really changed how it sees women?
The movie's ambitions aren't matched by its material.
The story of a Ukrainian woman who has raised more than 20 foster children is fascinatingly told.
Actress Mira Sorvino is a little too good at playing annoying.
Despite double and triple crosses, director Daniél Espinosa keeps his characters front and center.
Actress Freida Pinto's occasional opacity works in the movie's favor as her character, Trishna, remains mysterious.
Director Sarah Polley has a sometimes graceful understanding of emotional temperate zones, but the set-up of 'Take' is contrived.
Not even Morgan Freeman can rescue this film from soppiness.
The idealism and heartbreak are universal in this new variant of a timeless theme.
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The best thing in the movie is the relationship between Spider-Man and his high school sweetheart Gwen Stacy.
'Unforgivable' gives complexity and tumult their due. "Unforgivable" is, in part, a free-floating meditation on the distresses and exhilarations of being a parent.
'Journeys' is a feast for Neil Young devotees and initiates alike.
While star Elizabeth Banks is good, 'People' is a year's worth of soap opera complications in one movie.
Director Benh Zeitlin can't seem to get a visual rhythm going in 'Beasts.'
Director and actor Woody Allen's new film is sweet but not particularly memorable.
'Seeking' is the worst entry yet in the end-of-the-world genre.
The issue of rape in the US military is explored in this essential documentary.
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'Brave' is more Disney-like than Pixar's best work, but the best thing about the film is heroine Merida.
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