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Review: ‘Upside Down’

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"Upside Down" is a dystopic sci-fi romance about inverted planets that will have auds wondering which way is up, but not really caring much or for very long.

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‘Powerful’ perf

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Benefiting from a flimsy three-day lineup, Disney's "Oz the Great and Powerful" scored its second Stateside victory with a better-than-expected $42.4 million estimate, down just 47%, for a domestic…

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‘Spring’-loaded expansion?

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Perf raises the question of whether the R-rated pic featuring former Disney stars Selena Gomez and Vanessa Hudgens could have survived a wide release in its first weekend. The short answer: Perhaps.

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Review: ‘William and the Windmill’

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At age 14, amateur inventor William Kamkwamba taught himself to build a windmill that could deliver power to his family's property in Malawi, earning the remarkable teen an invitation to share his…

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Review: ‘My Amityville Horror’

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Currently scaring up receipts via VOD and limited theatrical, this docu plays like an extended episode of "Unsolved Mysteries," deficient as it is in stylistic zeal, investigative spirit and plain…

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Review: ‘Drinking Buddies’

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With "Drinking Buddies," director Joe Swanberg proves what many had suspected -- or at least hoped -- all along: that he has learned something from directing 13 features in eight years, here finally…

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