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  • La La Land
  • La La Land (PG-13)

    When Damien Chazelle tried to resurrect the movie musical with his debut feature, Guy and Madeline on a Park Bench (2009), he was constrained by the modest means of a Canadian indie; now, having made a name for himself with the Oscar-nominated jazz drama Whiplash (2014), he returns to the challenge with $30 million behind him, and the result is dazzling. more...
  • La La Land: The IMAX 2D Experience (PG-13)

    When Damien Chazelle tried to resurrect the movie musical with his debut feature, Guy and Madeline on a Park Bench (2009), he was constrained by the modest means of a Canadian indie; now, having made a name for himself with the Oscar-nominated jazz drama Whiplash (2014), he returns to the challenge with $30 million behind him, and the result is dazzling. more...
  • Labor Day
  • Labor Day (PG-13)

    Calling something a melodrama is a sneaky way of excusing its implausibilities on behalf of its juicy performances, which in this case I'm more than willing to do. more...
  • Ladrones (PG-13)

    Two former criminals are called out of retirement to help a community reclaim land that was stolen from them. more...
  • The Lady in the Van
  • The Lady in the Van (PG-13)

    The homeless, mentally ill woman who spent 15 years camping in the driveway of playwright Alan Bennett has given him material for a short story, a play (staged in the West End and adapted by BBC Radio), and now a film, starring Maggie Smith in a role that seems tailor-made for her drollery. more...
  • Land of the Lost (PG-13)

    A big-screen adaptation of the old Saturday-morning TV show about explorers (Will Ferrell, Anna Friel, Danny McBride) who are transported to an alternate universe populated by dinosaurs and other strange creatures. more...
  • Larry Crowne (PG-13)

    Tom Hanks collaborated with Nia Vardalos on the screenplay for this middle-aged rom-com, and it plays like one of her lonely-girl comedies (My Big Fat Greek Wedding, My Life in Ruins, I Hate Valentine’s Day) with the focus shifted to the male love interest. more...
  • Last Call at the Oasis (PG-13)

    This sobering documentary addresses a number of problems concerning the global supply of freshwater, concluding that long-reliable sources are rapidly becoming undrinkable due to pollution and climate change, and that people are misusing many of the clean sources that still exist. more...
  • Last Chance Harvey (PG-13)

    Lately, most of Dustin Hoffman's roles have been grinning crackpots or talking animals, so accepting the 71-year-old actor as a romantic lead who could fetch the likes of Emma Thompson requires some suspension of disbelief. more...
  • Last Days in the Desert
  • Last Days in the Desert (PG-13)

    In this meditative art film, writer-director Rodrigo García imagines a key episode in the life of Jesus from both a spiritual and a psychological perspective. more...
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  • The Last Days on Mars
  • The Last Days on Mars (PG-13)

    Preparing to return to earth at the end of a fruitless research mission, a scientific crew on Mars encounters a strange virus that transforms people into homicidal maniacs. more...
  • The Last Dragon (PG-13)

    Kung fu meets break-dancing in a musical produced by Motown's Berry Gordy and directed by Michael Schultz (Car Wash). more...
  • The Last Exorcism (PG-13)

    Eli Roth (Cabin Fever, Hostel) produced this satanic possession thriller, which references everything from Rosemary's Baby to The Omen to The Exorcist and throws in the mockumentary conceit of The Blair Witch Project as well. more...