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Review: ‘Get On Up’ Is Basically ‘Walk Hard: The James Brown Story’

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The James Brown biopic 'Get On Up' is a painfully mediocre movie with great acting and an exceptional soundtrack.

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Review: ‘Guardians Of The Galaxy’ Is Marvel Playing It Safe

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'Guardians of the Galaxy' is a fun, and funny, movie. But if it'd actually allowed its villains to be villains, it would have been a lot better.

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Review: Marvel Goes ‘5th Element’ In ‘Guardians Of The Galaxy’

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'Guardians of the Galaxy' is more like 'The Fifth Element' than a superhero movie, and that is a very good thing.

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‘Bodies’, ‘Hawkeye’, And Other Comics Of Note, July 30th

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A look at this week's best comics, from Hawkeye dealing with deafness to the mind-bending 'Bodies.'

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Movies On A Plane: ‘Gambit,’ The Forgotten Coen Brothers Project

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'Gambit' was written by the Coen Brothers and forgotten by almost everyone, so we watched it on a plane.

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Brett Ratner’s ‘Hercules’ Sucks On Chariot Wheels

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Brett Ratner is the opposite of what an auteur director is. He's a farteur.

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‘I Origins’ Turns The Creationist Eyeball Meme Into A Sci-Fi Rom-Dram

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Can a film based on a dopey idea turn out kind of good? The paradox at the heart of 'I Origins.'

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Review: ‘Hercules’ Wastes The Rock, Yet Again

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Dwayne Johnson makes 'Hercules' tolerable, despite the movie's best efforts to be otherwise.

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‘Storm’, ‘Afterlife With Archie’, And Other Comics Of Note, July 23rd

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Storm debuts her new title, and reviews of other comics of note on the stands, July 23rd.

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The Guardians Of The Galaxy Stick It To ‘Free-To-Play’ Games

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The Guardians of the Galaxy has a mobile game that you pay for. More importantly... it's worth paying for.

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In Honor Of ‘Boyhood': A Look Back At The ‘Before’ Trilogy, A Lotta Years Later

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With 'Boyhood' opening in a handful more cities, we take a look back at Richard Linklater's 'Sunrise/Sunset' trilogy to see if it's worth revisiting.

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Richard Linklater’s 12-Years-In-The-Making ‘Boyhood’ Is Great If You Like Trying Really Hard Not To Cry

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Richard Linklater's 12-years-in-the-making 'Boyhood' is like all the joy of parenthood without all the hassle of finding a breeder or background checks.

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‘Robin Rises,’ ‘Life With Archie,’ And Other Comics Of Note, July 16th

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Archie dies, superheroes get their organs stolen, and more in our overview of this week's notable comic books.

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‘Dawn Of The Planet Of The Apes’ Is An Extended Grunt Lecture About Understanding

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'Dawn of the Planet of the Apes' is an extended grunt lecture about understanding delivered by a series of live-action and digital stock characters.

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LEGO Pley Is Pretty Okay: A Review Of The Netflix For LEGO

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Here's a closer look at what exactly you get when you rent LEGO from the Netflix-style startup, Pley.

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‘Grayson’, ‘Star Wars’, And Other Comics Of Note, July 9th

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Secret agents, nerf herders and more feature in our latest roundup of the best comics on the stands this week.

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Behind The Weird, Feverish Movie That Inspired ‘Dawn Of The Planet Of The Apes’

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'Dawn Of The Planet Of The Apes' has ties to one of the strangest science fiction movies ever made.

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An Honest And Totally Superficial Review Of Kim Kardashian’s New iPad Game

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'Kim Kardashian: Hollywood' has some pretty strong reviews already, but is it really that great? A handsome critic investigates.




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