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  • Mad Max Beyond Thunderdome (PG-13)

    For this third entry, George Miller steers his postapocalyptic adventure series away from action and toward the social epic: it finds Max (Mel Gibson) protecting a Rousseauistic tribe of children against the designs of a matriarchal, protocapitalist society led by Tina Turner. more...
  • A Madea Christmas (PG-13)

    The relentless Tyler Perry directed and stars in this holiday comedy about the titular matriarch and her whacky adventures. more...
  • Madea's Big Happy Family (PG-13)

    Another bizarre outing for Tyler Perry's foul-mouthed, two-fisted, 70-something drag matriarch, who solves various family problems with homey advice, threats of violence, and motor-mouthed profanity. more...
  • Madea's Family Reunion (PG-13)

    Tyler Perry's sleeper hit Diary of a Mad Black Woman (2005) tapped into a gigantic African-American audience with its calculated mix of family melodrama, glossy romance, Christian uplift, and irreverent drag humor. more...
  • Madea's Witness Protection (PG-13)

    In Tyler Perry's 13th directorial feature, a wealthy CFO (Eugene Levy) finds himself in the middle of a mob-affiliated Ponzi scheme and is relocated by the FBI to a southern Georgia home occupied by Perry's alter-ego, Madea. more...
  • Major Dundee (PG-13)

    Director Sam Peckinpah went over budget during production of this 1965 epic western and was fired, so this restoration, based on a scholarly assessment of his intentions, can't really be considered a director's cut. more...
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  • Mama (PG-13)

    Two young girls, left alone in a secluded cabin for five years, are rescued and adopted by their uncle (Nikolaj Coster-Waldau) and his punky girlfriend (Jessica Chastain), but the ghostly entity that protected them all those years isn't quite ready to let them go. more...
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  • A Man Called Ove (PG-13)

    Two of the most hackneyed scenes ever are the comically interrupted suicide attempt and the lonely soliloquy addressed to a dead spouse's headstone; the title character (Rolf Lassgård) gets them both, multiple times, in this slow and obvious Swedish drama. more...