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  • The Theory of Everything (PG-13)

    A largely emotional portrait of a formidably cerebral figure, this biopic of theoretical physicist Stephen Hawking focuses on his 30-year marriage to Jane Wilde and his struggle to live life to the fullest despite the relentless wasting effects of motor neuron disease. more...
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  • Trumbo (R)

    Bryan Cranston is already being touted as an Oscar contender for Trumbo, a biopic of blacklisted screenwriter Dalton Trumbo, yet the man he plays had to watch on his living room TV set as screenplays he'd written but sold through front men—Roman Holiday in 1953, The Brave One in 1956—were honored at the Academy Awards. more...
  • 12 Years a Slave (R)

    Based on a true story, this commanding drama by Steve McQueen (Hunger) is the most uncompromising movie about American slavery I've ever seen, which might have something to do with the fact that McQueen is black and almost every other filmmaker to tackle the subject has been white. more...