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  • Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps (PG-13)

    Bringing back the dastardly Gordon Gekko (Michael Douglas) to preside over the 2008 economic meltdown sounded like a great idea for a sequel, but the setup for this Oliver Stone drama keeps its iconic villain so far removed from the financial action that he seems like a dog tied up outside a restaurant. more...
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  • War/Dance (PG-13)

    “In everything we do, if there's music, life becomes so good,” says one of the Ugandan war orphans in this Oscar-nominated documentary. more...
  • War Horse (PG-13)

    Steven Spielberg draws on his three most important influences—John Ford, David Lean, and Walt Disney—for this epic pet movie set during World War I. The film begins in an idealized rural England (modeled after the timeless Ireland of Ford's How Green Was My Valley) as a farmer's son (Jeremy Irvine) bonds with the "magical" horse he's training to plow the land. more...
  • War of the Buttons (PG-13)

    This is the fifth screen version of Louis Pergaud's 1912 novel, about a children's game that gets out of hand, and as far as I can tell it's the first to transplant his story to the French occupation. more...
  • Warm Bodies (PG-13)

    Director Jonathan Levine hit the jackpot with Will Reiser’s screenplay for 50/50 (2011), a funny and true account of a young man facing death by cancer. more...
  • Warrior (PG-13)

    The charismatic Tom Hardy (Bronson) stars as an angry Iraq war veteran who returns to working-class Pittsburgh to confront his recovering alcoholic father (Nick Nolte) but also to win his help in training for a mixed martial arts tournament. more...
  • Water for Elephants (PG-13)

    Adapted from the popular novel by Sara Gruen, this romantic drama set during the Depression features a credible and sympathetic performance from Robert Pattinson as an orphaned veterinary student who joins a traveling circus. more...
  • The Way Back (PG-13)

    A Polish nonfiction novel by Slavomir Rawicz inspired this misery marathon about a ragtag group of prisoners who escape from a Soviet gulag in 1941, the most determined of them trudging 4,000 miles across Siberia, the Gobi desert, and the Himalayas to freedom. more...
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  • The Way Way Back (PG-13)

    Nice comedic work from Sam Rockwell and Allison Janney buoys this pleasant but routine coming-of-age drama by Nat Faxon and Jim Rash. more...
  • Wayne's World (PG-13)

    "Bill & Ted's Aurora Adventures" might almost serve as the subtitle for this very silly but enjoyable 1992 comedy, developed from characters introduced on Saturday Night Live—heavy-metal fans (Mike Myers and Dana Carvey) with a cable access show in Aurora, Illinois. more...
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  • The Wedding Singer (PG-13)

    Adam Sandler and Drew Barrymore make an appealing couple in this silly but very likable 1998 romantic comedy set in 1985. more...