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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...
  • 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...
  • Weird Science (PG-13)

    The prolific John Hughes (Sixteen Candles, The Breakfast Club) directed this 1985 tale of two computer nerds who feed a centerfold into their system and generate Kelly LeBrock. more...
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  • What If (PG-13)

    Nerd wish-fulfillment of the first order, this Canadian rom-com places an artificial barrier between its cute-as-a-button leads and asks us to stick around for an hour and a half until it's artificially removed. more...
  • What's Eating Gilbert Grape (PG-13)

    Even if you have a taste as I do for movies about dysfunctional families, you may be a little put off by the Grapes in this 1993 adaptation by Peter Hedges of his own novel: no father, 500-pound mother, mentally disabled son (especially good work by Leonardo DiCaprio), and two daughters, as well as Johnny Depp to more or less hold things together. more...
  • When in Rome (PG-13)

    Kristen Bell (Forgetting Sarah Marshall) is badly miscast as a workaholic curator for the Guggenheim Museum whose bad luck with men turns around after she wades into a magical fountain during a weekend in Rome. more...
  • Where Do We Go Now? (PG-13)

    From its opening image—women clad in black, marching to a graveyard—this Lebanese feature by Nadine Labaki dwells on the crushing weight of grief, yet it returns again and again to the inventive spirit of comedy. more...
  • White House Down (PG-13)

    Roland Emmerich blew up the White House in Independence Day (1996) and does the same to the Capitol Dome here; now the only branch of government he's got left is the Supreme Court, and those people can't run very fast. more...
  • White Nights
  • White Nights (PG-13)

    Rambo for the wine-and-cheese crowd; the red-baiting here is cultured but no less creepy. more...
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  • The Wicker Man (PG-13)

    Robin Hardy's British drama The Wicker Man (1973) was pigeonholed as a horror movie but turned out to be a provocative fable about Christian sexual repression colliding with modern-day paganism. more...