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  • Adrift (PG-13)

    A young couple (Shailene Woodley, Sam Claflin) sailing across the ocean encounter a severe hurricane that leaves them injured and adrift. more...
  • Always at the Carlyle
  • Always at the Carlyle (PG-13)

    Directed by Matthew Miele, this shallow documentary about Manhattan's famed Carlyle Hotel fattens an ever-growing genre I call the Cinema of the 1 Percent—documentaries about chefs, sommeliers, jewelers, etc—that art house theaters program for their wealthier patrons. more...
  • Almost Christmas
  • Almost Christmas (PG-13)

    Holiday movies about dysfunctional families are reassuring because their batty characters make our own relatives look harmless by comparison; this seasonal comedy delivers those tidings of comfort if not always joy. more...
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  • Arrival
  • Arrival (PG-13)

    A noted linguist (Amy Adams) grieves for her teenage daughter, who has died of cancer, but that personal tragedy gets knocked into perspective when a dozen alien spaceships land at seemingly random locations around the world. more...
  • Aloha
  • Aloha (PG-13)

    Writer-director Cameron Crowe borrows from his own Jerry Maguire for this romantic comedy about a former NASA employee (Bradley Cooper) representing a billionaire megalomaniac (Bill Murray) in his quest to launch his own satellite from Honolulu. more...
  • The Age of Adaline
  • The Age of Adaline (PG-13)

    Blake Lively, doing her Grace Kelly impression, stars as a 21-year-old woman in the late 1920s who magically stops aging; most of the story takes place in our present day, after she meets a charming young philanthropist who just might be her soulmate. more...
  • Avengers: Age of Ultron -- An IMAX 3D Experience
  • Avengers: Age of Ultron -- An IMAX 3D Experience (PG-13)

    At this point the Marvel superhero movies are as machine-tooled as a Prius, and this one sticks closely to the blueprint that's made them box office titans: the action sequences are jam-packed with one-liners, and apart from the climactic death of a minor character and a cursory subplot involving the intrepid Hawkeye (Jeremy Renner) and his loyal wife (Linda Cardellini), there are no flat-footed efforts to dignify the gaping-idiot spectacle with social commentary or serious drama. more...