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Release date: Dec. 25 Distrib: Universal The mere presence of Meryl Streep makes a film an Oscar contender, and it doesn’t seem too far-fetched to imagine that the theme of this Nancy Meyers comedy…
Release date: Aug. 7 Distrib: Columbia If the picture category hadn’t been expanded, Nora Ephron’s half-baked comedy might have slid past the oven door. While the Amy Adams-as-Julie Powell portion of…
Release date: Nov. 6 Distrib: Lionsgate Oscar voters love star power, movies that take chances, performers who step out of their safety zones and newcomers with Cinderella stories. Improbably…
Premise of mockumentary seems like a stretch and a half in the direction of manufactured weirdness.
Like a bunch of eager sixth-grade civics students, filmmakers lately have been mirroring current events as if the multiplex were show-and-tell: War. Immigration. Economics.
A little "Airplane!," a little "Scream," a little "Scary Movie" and less than a good time.
The label "family film" doesn't quite stick to "The Stepfather."
This dire warning about the state of corporatized agriculture will have to overcome an unfortunate title.
David Dhawan's big-budget sitcom is a major, slumdogging step in the right direction.
Moody, poetic and a cinch to draw moody, poetic people to the arthouse.