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The Zero Theorem

Comedy Rated R

"...wonders if we’re headed toward a world in which efficiency is valued above all else - at the expense of relationships, art, even meaning."
Scenes from a marriage

The One I Love

Drama Rated R

"...the more 'inventive' the movie gets, the less interesting it becomes."
Robin in wonderland

The Congress

Drama Rated NR

"...flirts with greatness, even if it doesn’t quite attain it."
Mirror, mirror

Sin City: A Dame to Kill For

Action/Adventure Rated R

"The noir fatalism seems secondary to the imagery, whereas in Sin City the imagery served the ideas."
Good head, great shoulders

Frank

Drama Rated R

"In the subgenre of movies that capture (or at least artfully dramatize) the birth of beautiful music, Frank is a stunner."
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Calvary

Drama Rated R

“…an anguished Catholic drama, yet McDonagh also brings a certain lightness to the tale.”

Guardians of the Galaxy

Action/Adventure Rated PG-13

“…so stuffed with pop-culture references that if you removed them the entire movie would likely collapse.”

Boyhood

Drama Rated R

“…chronicles the colossal significance of the everyday.”

Mood Indigo

Drama Rated NR

“…uses handcrafted effects to heighten life’s biggest moments.”

Dawn of the Planet of the Apes

Action/Adventure Rated PG-13

“…an enthralling portrait – at once intimate and epic – of two civilizations on the brink.”

Tammy

Comedy Rated R

“Tammy, like McCarthy’s other films, wants its lessons to be real, and learned.”

Transformers: Age of Extinction

Action/Adventure Rated PG-13

“Say what you will about these movies, but in audio terms they’re things of beauty.”

Snowpiercer

Action/Adventure Rated R

“I’m not sure where the line is between a good gonzo movie and a creative mess, but I know that Snowpiercer is on the right side of it.”

How to Train Your Dragon 2

Family Rated PG

“Here and there, it’s as if the mythology of Tolkien has been filtered through the imagery of Miyazaki.”

Edge of Tomorrow

Action/Adventure Rated PG-13

“…represents the deconstruction – and then the hurried, harried reconstruction – of Tom Cruise.”