No longer simply the sidekick, Tonto gets top billing in Disney's extravagant Lone Ranger reboot, which partners a heavily face-painted Johnny Depp with the blandly handsome Armie Hammer.
While Peter Jackson's prequel to "The Lord of the Rings" delivers more of what made his earlier trilogy so compelling -- it doesn't offer nearly enough novelty to justify the three-film, nine-hour…
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"Pirates of the Caribbean" will pose a unique challenge to the various year's-end awards-giving entities. On second thought, it's safe to say the issue will almost certainly not come up. Still, the…
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