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Isabelle Huppert Unforgettably Avenges Herself in <i>Elle</i>

Isabelle Huppert Unforgettably Avenges Herself in Elle

Director Paul Verhoeven’s superlative French-made thriller opens locally on Friday, Jan. 13.

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Movie Review: In Silence, Scorsese Taps a Deeply Spiritual Vein in a Visceral Story of Faith

Arts Three Jesuit priests journey to Japan in the seventeenth century and confront brutality that tests their convictions.

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Mark Wahlberg Singlehandedly Avenges Boston in Patriots Day

Film Review This tale of the Boston Marathon bombing opens locally on Friday, Jan. 13.

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In the True Story of Hidden Figures, Three Gifted Women Blast Past Racism in the Space Race

Film Review Theodore Melfi’s biopic opens locally on Friday, Jan. 6.

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Animated Fable A Monster Calls Earns Some of Its Tears but Cruelly Squeezes Out Others

Film Review This sometimes oddly, sometimes compellingly dark kids’ movie opens locally on Friday, Jan. 6.

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Movie Review: Passengers Proves a Bad Ending Can Ruin an Otherwise Good Movie

Arts This glossy interstellar vehicle for provocative moral entanglements implodes from the pressure of its star-driven, crowd-pleasing mission.

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In La La Land, the Director of Whiplash Confects a Golden-Age Hollywood Musical with Breezy Charm

Film Review Damien Chazelle’s new film reunites Ryan Gosling and Emma Stone.

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In Jackie, Natalie Portman Gives Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis Everything She’s Got

Film Review The biopic seems to promise a portrait of strength but never lets Jackie escape her husband’s orbit.

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Movie Review: Rogue One, the New Star Wars, Is a Dazzling Space Drama

Arts The arc of the Star Wars universe continues to bend toward interstellar amazement.

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Movie Review: Office Christmas Party Is Raucous, Rude, Lampoon-Worthy Fun

Arts Somehow, the old "party gone off the rails" trope still delivers fresh comedic sweetmeats.

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The Quotidian and the Tragic Mingle Beautifully in Kenneth Lonergan’s Manchester by the Sea

Film Review The film, starring Casey Affleck, opens locally on Friday, Dec. 9.

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