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  • The Last Lions: movie review

    The Last Lions: movie review

    Filmed in Botswana, ‘The Last Lions’ is a haunting portrait of a mother defending her young.

  • Hall Pass: movie review

    Hall Pass: movie review

    In 'Hall Pass,' two husbands plunge into chasing women after being granted a week off from their marriages by their wives in this crass comedy.

  • Heartbeats: movie review

    Montreal-based drama 'Heartbeats' is a modern take on the love triangle with a hipper twist.

  • Oscar predictions 2011: Keep your eye on The King's Speech

    Oscar predictions 2011: Keep your eye on The King's Speech

    Oscar predictions 2011: The Monitor's film critic Peter Rainer picks which movies, and which actors, should win in five major Oscar categories. Best picture, best director, best actor, best actress, and best documentary. Do you agree?

  • James Franco and Anne Hathaway: Why are they hosting the Oscars?

    James Franco and Anne Hathaway: Why are they hosting the Oscars?

    James Franco and Anne Hathaway are the youngest to have hosted the Oscars. The choice has people guessing: Why were Franco and Hathaway chosen to host the 83rd annual Academy Awards? And why two hosts?

  • Even the Rain: movie review

    Even the Rain: movie review

    Set in Bolivia, 'Even the Rain' equates the struggles of the country's modern-day peasants to those of Columbus's day in a sort of elergy to the oppressed.

  • Frankie and Alice: movie review

    Halle Berry gives a gutsy performance as Frankie Murdoch in 'Frankie and Alice,' the story of a stripper with multiple personality disorder.

  • Vidal Sassoon: The Movie: movie review

    'Vidal Sassoon: The Movie' offers a carefully coiffed look into the life of the legendary hairdresser.

  • Liam Neeson plays an action hero in 'Unknown': movie review

    Liam Neeson plays an action hero in 'Unknown': movie review

    In the high-stakes thriller 'Unknown,' Liam Neeson plays a biotech scientist chasing down shadowy terrorists.

  • Cedar Rapids: movie review

    Cedar Rapids: movie review

    The comedy 'Cedar Rapids' takes an inordinate number of wrong turns, but it also has an inordinate number of good laughs mixed in with the not-so-good ones.

  • The real story behind 'The King's Speech'

    The real story behind 'The King's Speech'

    Doggedness and serendipity set up a small film's big success.

  • The Eagle: movie review

    The Eagle: movie review

    However you slice it, 'The Eagle' is hokum, but modern-day Scots may get a kick out of the film’s depiction of their ancestors.

  • Just Go With It: movie review

    Just Go With It: movie review

    Adam Sandler plays a Beverly Hills plastic surgeon in 'Just Go With It,' a fumbling comedy that could have benefitted from surgical reconstruction.

  • Cold Weather: movie review

    'Cold Weather' director Aaron Katz has a marvelous feel for the drizzly spaciousness of Portland, and the film has an unfussy, unforced pokiness that’s very pleasing.

  • Zenith: movie review

    Vladan Nikolic's 'Zenith' doesn't always work, but at least it has interesting ambitions, including some sort of parallel existence on interactive websites.

  • The Other Woman: movie review

    The Other Woman: movie review

    Director Don Roos has transformed the book 'Love and Other Impossible Pursuits' into a marital melodrama that resembles a Woody Allen movie but lacks humor.

  • Waiting for Forever: movie review

    Waiting for Forever: movie review

    The sole redeeming virtue of 'Waiting for Forever' is that it's not effective enough to make us buy its misguided point of view.

  • Sanctum: movie review

    Sanctum: movie review

    If the only real reason to see 'Avatar' was the 3-D effects, 'Sanctum' raises the opposite question: Does the 3-D add all that much to the experience?

  • Biutiful: movie review

    Biutiful: movie review

    'Biutiful' could almost stand as a parody of the pessimism of director Alejandro González Iñárritu.

  • The Housemaid: movie review

    The marvelous actress Jeon Do-yeon is the star of 'The Housemaid,' a deliciously perverse remake of the classic Korean thriller.