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Focus: Con Man Matches Wits With Protégé in Crime Movie

Jess Barrett (Margot Robbie) is an aspiring con artist who picked the worst guy to steal a wallet from when she chose Nicky Spurgeon (Will Smith). She had no way…

Jupiter Ascending: Housekeeper Is Earth’s Heir Apparent in Science Fiction Movie 

In 1999, Andy and Lana Wachowski wowed the world with a spectacular mind-bender called The Matrix. But that was ages ago — another millennium — in fact, and their fans…

Kingsman: The Secret Service – Colin Firth Shines as Suave Spy in Nostalgic Homage to 007

Harry Hart (Colin Firth) is so unassuming and buttoned-downed that no one would suspect him to be a highly skilled secret agent capable of killing at the drop of a…

Black or White: Grandparents Fight Over Biracial Child in Courtroom Drama

When Elliot Anderson’s (Kevin Costner) wife Carol (Jennifer Ehle) perishes in a tragic car accident, he is left with the task of raising his 7-year-old granddaughter Eloise (Jillian Estell) alone.…

The Imitation Game: Biopic Chronicles Exploits of Cryptologists Who Cracked the Nazi Code

At the outset of World War II, the Nazis gained an early advantage with the help of its Enigma, the encrypting machine which enabled the German military to communicate without…

The Wedding Ringer: Kevin Hart and Josh Gad Co-Star in Preposterous Comedy

Doug Harris (Josh Gad) and Gretchen Palmer (Kaley Cuoco-Sweeting) are putting the finishing touches on their impending wedding festivities. However, the groom has yet to find a best man, even…

American Sniper: Bradley Cooper Stars in Biopic About a Sharpshooter’s Exploits

Navy Seal Chris Kyle served four tours as a sniper in Iraq between 2003 and 2008. Over the course of his dangerous deployments to Ramadi, Sadr City, Fallujah, and other…

The Gambler: High-Roller Spirals Out of Control in Remake of Mob Movie

By day, Jim Bennett (Mark Wahlberg) is an English literature professor whose questionable teaching method involves berating his students by suggesting that none of them will ever amount to anything.…

Selma: Civil Rights Movie Revisits Dr. King’s Historic March in Selma

I was born in the early 50s, which means the civil rights movement unfolded during my formative years. And, like the average black kid growing up in that tumultuous era,…

Annie: Present Day Harlem Is Setting for Updated Cartoon Classic

Little Orphan Annie was a syndicated comic strip created by Harold Gray (1894-1968) which debuted in the New York Daily News on August 5, 1924. The cartoon described the adventures…

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