A fine cast creates a rueful and affectionate portrait.
Nicole Kidman plays a gritty, semi-disgraced Los Angeles police detective who seems hollowed out by rage in Karyn Kusama’s film.
The lead performances by Bryan Cranston and Kevin Hart overcome the movie’s flaws.
The film’s tone is somewhere between a 'Saturday Night Live' sketch and a Christopher Guest mockumentary, with perhaps a little 'Macbeth' thrown in for garnish. This makes it sound like more fun than it is, though.
Participants listen to speakers outside City Hall during the Women's March in a -22 Celsius (8 Fahrenheit) wind chill snowstorm in Toronto, Ontario, Canada, Jan. 19.
Felicity Jones doesn’t quite bring her to life.
Emily Blunt gives an edgy take on Mary Poppins, not quite as treacly as Julie Andrews was.
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John Myhre was a fan of the 1964 classic film as a child, and now he’s helping bring its sequel to a new generation. How a production designer tackles envisioning the new with a nod to the old.
Director Barry Jenkins goes for atmosphere over story.
Julia Roberts works well with actor Lucas Hedges, who knows how to be volatile without chewing the scenery.
The documentary, directed by Sandi Tan, is a charming, wistful movie.
The movie is about the oft-chronicled rivalry between Queen Elizabeth I and Mary, Queen of Scots.
The film is the Lebanese entry for the Oscar for best foreign film.
Two of the movies that caught the attention of Monitor film critic Peter Rainer include a previously unreleased Orson Welles film and the latest from the Coen brothers.
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