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The Greatest Showman Movie Review

This fanciful musical based on the life of P.T. Barnum is a rousing crowd-pleaser anchored by a strong triple-threat performance from Hugh Jackman.

Film Stars Don't Die In Liverpool Movie Review

The soapiness of the story about a May-December romance between actress Gloria Grahame and her much younger lover shouldn't keep you from seeing this drama for its impressive lead performance by Annette Bening.

Top 10 of 2017

Counting down the 10 best movies of 2017 - with a few honorable mentions.

19th Annual Animation Show of Shows Movie Review

This collection of short-animation films, some of which are Oscars eligible, is incredibly varied in quality.

Molly's Game Movie Review

Aaron Sorkin's directorial debut is good stuff even if it's a little heavy on the dialogue, but that is Sorkin's calling card.

Phantom Thread Movie Review

The great Daniel Day-Lewis has informed everyone that this will be our last chance to watch him on film. What a poor exit to a great career.

Happy End Movie Review

Michael Haneke is at it again: he loves showcasing the underbelly of people, and he doesn't disappoint here. Try and suppress your somewhat evil smile at the end.

Pitch Perfect 3 Movie Review

This third installment in a needless trilogy about a ragtag a cappella group will play well to its modest fanbase, but by now it's sounding a bit hoarse.

Star Wars: The Last Jedi Movie Review

Fans will love every minute of the action, intrigue, and classic banter in this latest chapter in the "Star Wars" saga; but the film really belongs to fractured hero Luke Skywalker.

The Disaster Artist Movie Review

This behind the scenes story of the making of so-bad-it's-good classic "The Room" is a funny, surprisingly empathetic tale of creativity, determination, friendship, and dreams.