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Big Bald Men and Little Lies in Theaters

George Wolf George Wolf Big Bald Men and Little Lies in Theaters

It’s August, which means Hollywood will cross is fingers and hope audiences will still want to see those films it didn’t deem entirely likely for summer blockbuster status. Luckily, strategic indie releases get a little more attention because of the weaker (though certainly muscular) mainstream movies. The Farewell by George Wolf Caught in a lie […]

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Geriatric Cheerleaders, Satanic Temples, and Other Weirdness in Theaters

Hope Madden Hope Madden Geriatric Cheerleaders, Satanic Temples, and Other Weirdness in Theaters

Man, there are a lot of movies opening this weekend. None really has a shot at unseating Endgame for the top spot, although Keanu and his dog might be eyeballing that seat for next week. In the meantime, though, studios and indies alike are taking a chance at capturing your imagination. Mostly they fail, but […]

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There’s a Movie for Everybody This Week

Hope Madden Hope Madden There’s a Movie for Everybody This Week

Whether you’re up for the best DC flick in years — and one you can share with your kids, even! — or a scare, or a history lesson (or two, or three), you will find something to watch in the plethora of new movies available in theaters this week. Here’s a quick run down. Shazam! […]

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‘Twas the Week Before Christmas in Theaters

Hope Madden Hope Madden ‘Twas the Week Before Christmas in Theaters

The holiday onslaught is here! It’s not the greatest pre-Christmas haul we’ve seen, but it is far from the worst. Here’s a quick what’s-what. Aquaman by Matt Weiner A movie that brings together Willem Dafoe, Nicole Kidman, Julie Andrews and Dolph Lundgren is inevitably going to have a lot going on. That’s certainly the case […]

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The Top 30 Films of 2018

Hope Madden Hope Madden The Top 30 Films of 2018

Who said 2018 was a weak year in movies? We did not. In fact, 2018 offered such a bounty, we had a hard time cutting down our list of the year’s best. So we didn’t! Thanks to Rachel Willis, Matt Weiner, Brandon Thomas, Christie Robb and Cat McAlpine for working with us this year to […]

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Quiet Weekend of Indies in Theaters

George Wolf George Wolf Quiet Weekend of Indies in Theaters

It’s a surprisingly quiet week in theaters. I guess Hollywood wanted to give you the chance to catch up on the films with Golden Globe noms. (To that end, Glenn Close’s The Wife has been re-released and can be caught on CBUS screens this weekend.) Beyond that, it’s leftover city — or you can feast […]

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Full Roster of Good Flicks Hits Theaters this Week

Hope Madden Hope Madden Full Roster of Good Flicks Hits Theaters this Week

Holy cow, a lot of movies come out this week — loads and loads, and a lot of them are gunning for Oscars. Some are just gunning for — well, it’s tough to say, but that’s the fun of a lot of movies, isn’t it? The point is, whatever your bag, it’s tough to go […]

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