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Pleasant 'Moonlight' doesn't quite match Allen's previous heights

Sony Pictures

BY JACOB RICH

I have seen far worse Woody Allen films than “Magic in the Moonlight.” It’s a charming 1920s period piece, a comfort dessert to be served after 2013’s more daring main course, “Blue Jasmine.”

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'The Giver' film doesn't do justice to the classic story

On Screen Entertainment

BY ZAK WITUS

Overall, it’s the cinematic version of vanilla pudding. “The Giver” doesn’t build on or revise the major or minor dystopian classics. Instead it regurgitates them partially digested for a younger audience.

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Remembering Robin Williams

Universal

BY AKSHAY SETH

There can be solace in thinking on the ways all those tiny pieces fit together, prop each other up to create a persona as iconic as many of the movies it inhabited.

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Akshay Seth: 'Guardians' of a new age in filmmaking

BY AKSHAY SETH

This subversion is present in every breathing crevice of “Guardians of the Galaxy,” as is a complete disregard for the many markedly recognizable tropes used to guide films like “Man of Steel” or “The Dark Knight” trilogy.

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The Rock's 'Hercules' is a Greek tragedy

Paramount

BY JACOB RICH

So the film is not a movie for great acting. That’s not the end of the world. But does great action make up for the not-so-great acting? Surprisingly, no.

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'The Honorable Woman' intrigues behind Middle East backdrop

The Sundance Channel

BY ALEC STERN

Unlike its seasonal companions, this smart, engaging thriller is in a unique position to not only entertain but also spark a dialogue, encouraging its audience to remain informed and educated on both sides of the decades-old struggle, just as the series strives to do.

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'Guardians of the Galaxy' is a human tale in deep space

Walt Disney Pictures

BY BRIAN BURLAGE

What makes this film so special is how so many scenes evoke this crazy yet very real sense of humanity.

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