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Into the Woods

Like a parched soul left adrift on a desert isle where all Broadway show tunes have been banished, I now realize how thirsty I have been for movie musical refreshment. “Les Miserables” feels as if it came out ages ago and, as much as...Show More Summary


Films like “Unbroken,” and the Laura Hillenbrand novel on which it’s based, capture something we all hope is true about ourselves—that we too are unbreakable. That when faced with horrendous, life-threatening situations, we would respond...Show More Summary


In a perfect world, “Selma” would exist solely as a depiction of darker days long since past, an American history lesson that concludes with reassurances that its horrors will no longer be perpetrated, tolerated nor celebrated. Alas,...Show More Summary

The Paradoxes of “Leviathan”: A Discussion with Andrei Zvyagintsev

Andrei Zvyagintsev entered filmmaking relatively late in life, and to date has produced only four feature films. Yet he is arguably the most prominent Russian filmmaker working today, and his new film “Leviathan,” opening in limitedShow More Summary

Two Days, One Night

Marion Cotillard casts aside her movie-star persona and her glamorous looks to play a working-class heroine in Jean-Pierre and Luc Dardenne's “Two Days, One Night.” While the film is a real departure for the actress, who won an Oscar...Show More Summary

Recapping Some Of The Biggest Pop Culture Moments of 2014 With Gifs

4 days agoFilm / Film Reviews : Pajiba

This is a huge undertaking, so I have chosen only one moment for each month of the year.

Joseph Sargent, 1925-2014

While many people, including myself, mourned the loss of iconic Brit Joe Cocker yesterday, who died of cancer at age 70, it was the passing of another Joe that shook me up even more. Emmy-winning film and TV director Joseph Sargent passed away in his Malibu home on Monday, from the lung disease COPD, at age 89. Show More Summary


A difficult drama to endure. But those who choose to take this trip with Jolie will be rewarded by a handsome, harrowing Hollywood tribute to an unforgettable American hero. Click To Continue Reading

Celebrate Christmas the Super Depressing Way: With This Weird 'Bob's Burgers' Carol

4 days agoFilm / Film Reviews : Pajiba

Is it too late to send this to everyone we know and call it a Sad Christmas e-card?

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