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Movie review: Hardy and Gandolfini shine in crime drama “The Drop”

Posthumous releases after an actor’s death are tricky business. It’s hard not to feel some melancholy knowing you won’t be seeing said actor onscreen again. And you hope the film won’t be a bad mark on his or her legacy.
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Movies: “God Help the Girl” the best Scottish indie- pop musical of the year

I am a film critic, but I am also — despite what you may have heard — a human being.
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Movie review: Hardy and Gandolfini shine in crime drama “The Drop”

Posthumous releases after an actor’s death are tricky business. It’s hard not to feel some melancholy knowing you won’t be seeing said actor onscreen again. And you hope the film won’t be a bad mark on his or her legacy.
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Movie review: Errol Flynn biopic “Last of Robin Hood” misses mark

The Errol Flynn biography “The Last of Robin Hood” has a couple of big problems to overcome. One is more forgivable than the other.
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Review: “New Girl” pointed in promising direction

While not the phenomenon it was during the first season, the last season of “New Girl” was a big one for the series. It earned a coveted post-Super Bowl spot — with guest star Prince! — and showed it has long-term viability as a cult hit.
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The List: Most unnecessary sequels

This weekend, “Dolphin Tale 2” hits theaters with the further fictionalized adventures of a real, live dolphin with a real, fake tail. In that spirit, we bring you 10 of the most unnecessary sequels ever.
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Movie review: Weird, wonderful “Frank” has a big heart and a big head

They make a lot of movies, but they don’t make a lot of movies like “Frank.” And, to my knowledge, they don’t make any movies where they put an Oscar-nominated actor in a giant fake head for nearly the whole film.
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Movie review: Sci-fi animation of “The Congress” beautiful, bewildering

There aren’t enough movies like “The Congress,” which is also why it’s disappointing that it’s not a better movie.
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Movie review: Challenging “Kill Team” a document of the fog of war

All is not fair in love and war, but the battlefield can be a place where the lines begin to blur.
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TV review: "Boardwalk Empire" enters final season with promise

HBO’s “Boardwalk Empire” will air its final season this fall, wrapping up a surprisingly underrated television series. The Prohibition-era gangster drama was never as great as its Golden Age peers (“Mad Men,” “Breaking Bad”), but it’s been one hell of a good show.
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Movie review: “November Man” just a poor man’s Bond

Pity poor Pierce Brosnan. The actor who was clearly born to play James Bond finally did for a run of four movies before Daniel Craig took over for a reboot that completely revitalized the series.
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