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COLIN BOYD REVIEWS 'THE FAMILY'

Mafia movies have two problems. 1) The scenery rarely changes. 2) They’ve. Been. Done. To. Death.

And what the hell: 3) They’ve watered down Robert De Niro’s greatness.

Luc Besson’s...

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Nice mask!

Review: You're Next

The goal of any horror movie should be effectiveness. Now, that may sound silly: Isn’t effectiveness the goal of any movie, regardless of genre? But horror movies -- even more than comedies --...

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Kelso as Jobs

Film review: Jobs

Most people recognized Anthony Perkins as Norman Bates from Psycho. But he is also known, unflatteringly, for his performance as baseball player Jimmy Piersall in Fear Strikes Out. It was a...

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Kristen Wiig, left, and Annette Bening

Review: Wiig can't carry 'Girl Most Likely'

Girl Most Likely is a movie about a woman who doesn’t know who she is. Not in the amnesiac sense, although that might have some thrust with Kristen Wiig. It is also, unfortunately, a movie that...

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"The Bling Ring"

Review: Another Sofia Coppola fishbowl with 'The Bling Ring'

Contrary to popular belief, Paris Hilton is not famous for no reason. She’s famous because people pay attention. That’s the only reason that matters. What people drink up about Hilton and other...

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Review: J.J. Abrams goes Michael Bay in new 'Star Trek' flick

The title Star Trek Into Darkness sounds a little like a Calvin Klein fragrance. Into Darkness? What the hell does that mean? Maybe that’s appropriate, though, since this film has subtle hints of...

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Review: Theatrical documentary discredits climate change deniers

Until some kind of rational consensus concerning global warming, climate change and energy policy comes to fruition, documentaries that feed the debate such as Greedy Lying Bastards need exposure...

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"In the Family" (COURTESY)

Last chance: 'In the Family'

Only the most attentive cinephiles would have noticed last week's emergence of the critically adored indie drama In the Family on the Regal Village Square 18 calendar. Maybe that was intentional....

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