Movie Review: ‘The Hunt’

The overall effect of "The Hunt" winds up being more sadistic than satiric.
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Movie Review: ‘Emma’

"Emma" is a delightful screen version of Jane Austen's classic novel, lovely to look at and abounding in gentle humor.
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Movie Review: ‘Burden’

The rough atmosphere of writer-director Andrew Heckler's drama "Burden" makes it anything but a family film.
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Movie Review: ‘The Call of the Wild’

"The Call of the Wild," the seventh film adaptation of Jack London's 1903 novel, is a computer-generated marvel.
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Movie Review: ‘Sonic the Hedgehog’

Adults will find that there's something oddly mechanical and even maladroit about "Sonic the Hedgehog."
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Movie review: ‘The Turning’

While the film provides the occasional jolt, "The Turning" suffers from fatal indecision that leads to a thoroughly incoherent ending.
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Movie Review: ‘1917’

This historical drama displays both the horrors of trench combat and the endurance of fundamental decency and spiritual striving.
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Movie Review: ‘Underwater’

Like the ocean depths in which it's set, director William Eubank's monster movie "Underwater" (Fox) is dim and murky.
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Movie Review: ‘Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker’

Although it feels less substantive than the previous chapter, "The Rise of Skywalker" certainly has spectacle to spare as well as some touching moments.
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Movie Review: ‘A Hidden Life’

In the luminous, though deliberately paced, drama "A Hidden Life" paints a striking and memorable portrait of Franz Jagerstatter, one that will be especially prized by believing viewers.
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Anthony Hopkins portrays retired Pope Benedict XVI and Jonathan Pryce portrays Pope Francis in a scene from the movie "The Two Popes."

Movie Review: ‘The Two Popes’

In "The Two Popes," their glossy but highly speculative account of supposedly real events, screenwriter Anthony McCarten and director Fernando Meirelles ill-advisedly try to extol Pope Francis (Jonathan Pryce) by trashing retired Pope Benedict XVI (Anthony Hopkins).
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Daniel Craig, Chris Evans, Noah Segan and LaKeith Stanfield star in a scene from the movie "Knives Out." (CNS photo/Lionsgate)

Movie Review: ‘Knives Out’

As the days of 2019 dwindle down to a precious few, we're unlikely to see the year produce a more richly entertaining film than the splendid comic whodunit "Knives Out."
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