Holiday Movie Preview 2016


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Don’t waste your time with this Meet The Parents rip-off more

Dec 14, 2016 6:00 PM Reviews


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Historical drama about the Black women involved in NASA’s early space projects contains stratospheric acting more

Dec 14, 2016 5:00 PM Reviews

Directors fawn over the man who captured iconic images of the Beatles, the Kennedys and Martin Luther King, Jr. more

Dec 14, 2016 4:30 PM Reviews

But look for a subtle, powerful turn by Viola Davis that almost redeems this symbol-laden film more

Dec 14, 2016 4:30 PM Reviews


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Damien Chazelle infuses the structure of a 50s MGM musical with a nervous energy that’s totally contemporary more

Dec 14, 2016 4:00 PM Reviews

Unique genre picture takes a rural creeper premise and executes it in an intellectualized, austere fashion more

Dec 14, 2016 3:51 PM Reviews

Animated musical cleverly riffs on American Idol but becomes too much by the end more

Dec 14, 2016 3:48 PM Reviews

Film about Black Swan choreographer Benjamin Millepied’s attempts to revive an old institution is fascinating but flawed more

Dec 14, 2016 3:41 PM Reviews

Chile’s Oscar entry about the poet/ statesman and the cop tracking him down is equal parts history and imagination more

Dec 14, 2016 2:58 PM Reviews

Cinematographer Kirsten Johnson's film, cobbled together from images from a decade and a half of her work, is one of the year's best more

Dec 14, 2016 2:45 PM Reviews

Adaption of Alice Munro stories looks at guilt and personal loss, but what’s up with the ending? more

Dec 14, 2016 2:18 PM Reviews


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And it ends on a moment that’s as transcendent as anything in 40 years of the franchise more

Dec 13, 2016 12:00 PM Reviews

See the north... from the comfort of your own home. more

Dec 9, 2016 2:44 PM Movies & TV

Local indie film exudes a YA vibe and even has a club scene shot at Kensington’s Cold Tea more

Dec 7, 2016 2:15 PM Reviews

True story of a man searching for his childhood Indian village is manipulative and unbalanced but still affecting more

Dec 7, 2016 12:30 PM Reviews



Among them are a fascinating Jessica Chastain and tons of local actors more

Dec 7, 2016 11:04 AM Reviews

Sudbury-shot horror movie is no conventional genre film more

Nov 30, 2016 1:25 PM Reviews

Actor Jay Baruchel and sports journalist Eoin O’Callaghan bond over their love of soccer – and score lots of laughs more

Nov 23, 2016 3:00 PM Reviews



Kenneth Lonergan’s emotionally charged family saga is one of the best movies of the year more

Nov 23, 2016 3:00 PM Reviews

Sequel to crude holiday comedy feels forced, but it sure ain’t your typical seasonal schmaltz more

Nov 22, 2016 5:09 PM Reviews