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Updated Jan 23, 2015 at 11:13 AM

Wow. It’s Jan. 24, and there’s already a film that’s going to be tough to beat. For worst movie of 2015, that is.It’s “Mortdecai,” a laughless comedy featuring Johnny Depp mugging from start to finish as the title character. Mortdecai is a British art dealer and rogue, and Depp plays him by imitating gap-toothed ’60s comic Terry-Thomas (“It’s a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World”) with a slight touch of...

Posted Jan 22, 2015 at 11:01 PM

Jennifer Aniston should play against type more often. In the indie drama “Cake,” Aniston — best known for playing the beautiful and slightly neurotic Rachel Green for a decade on “Friends” — sheds the...

Posted Jan 22, 2015 at 11:01 PM

By Ed SymkusMore Content NowWhy would anyone want to pay good money to see a movie about someone who is suffering, who is in misery? Does it make us feel better about our own lives? Is that what made things like “The...

Posted Jan 21, 2015 at 11:01 PM

Varsity TheatreJan. 23-29WhiplashDaily showtimes: 4:00 6:35Andrew Neyman is an ambitious young jazz drummer, single-minded in his pursuit to rise to the top of his elite east coast...

Posted Jan 21, 2015 at 11:01 PM

American Sniper; 134 min; Rated RThe just-released “American Sniper” has garnered six Oscar nominations, and of those six one is for best actor (Bradley Cooper in the role of Navy SEALs sniper Chris Kyle) and...

Updated Jan 21, 2015 at 1:05 PM

In a career that seems to be getting busier and busier, Kevin Costner, who just turned 60, has found one of his juiciest roles in “Black or White,” a film that takes shape as a look at a racial divide in a mixed marriage, and...

Updated Jan 19, 2015 at 7:27 AM

When Jennifer Aniston was making the publicity rounds last fall for “Horrible Bosses 2,” in which she reintroduced her sex-starved, potty-mouthed character Dr. Julia Harris, she spoke briefly about playing the outrageous comedy in...

Posted Jan 15, 2015 at 11:01 PM

Underwear or malware, Chris Hemsworth wears it well. After all, he’s the reigning Sexiest Man Alive. So who better to heat up a chilling tale of cybercrime than a hunky hacker like Hemsworth? But even he can’t save...

Posted Jan 15, 2015 at 11:01 PM

By Ed SymkusMore Content NowWhen you’re a writer-director, you get to pull all the strings in your movie. You create the idea in your mind, then bring it to life on the screen. Writer-director J.C. Chandor now has...

Posted Jan 15, 2015 at 11:01 PM

By Ed SymkusMore Content NowClint Eastwood starred in a lot of Westerns before he started directing and sometimes starring in them. He did both in “High Plains Drifter” (1973) and again in “The Outlaw...

Posted Jan 14, 2015 at 11:01 PM

Selma; 127 min; Rated PG-13 The thing to understand going in is that “Selma” is a docudrama. The events that are presented — and they are a powerful portrayal of a moment in America’s history regarding...

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