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Film Review

'Ender's Game' Sacrifices Story in the Name of Crowd-pleasing Adventure

The big screen adaptation of Orson Scott Card’s sci-fi novel trades nuance for thrills.

  • By Jessie Beebe
  • Published 11/01/2013
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Film Review

The Muddled Thrills of 'The Counselor'

Cormac McCarthy and Ridley Scott's new film delivers the thrills but lacks clarity.

  • By Zosha Millman
  • Published 10/25/2013
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Film

Review: The Shallow Intellectual Waters of 'Jobs'

Kutcher tries to capture the Apple founder's essence, but the script just isn't there.

  • By Mike Lydon
  • Published 08/16/2013
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Film Fan

3 Summer Anti-Blockbusters to See in June

Not a single explosion in sight.

  • By Laura Dannen
  • Published 06/07/2013
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Screen Style

Go See: Scatter My Ashes at Bergdorf's

Matthew Miele's documentary about the iconic New York City department store is in Seattle through June 2.

  • By Abiola Akanni
  • Published 05/30/2013
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Film Review

Bloody Bloody 'Django Unchained'

America's slavery history as an exploitation flick? Quentin Tarantino gives it a shot, with mixed results.

  • By Matthew Halverson
  • Published 12/25/2012
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Film Review

'Les Misérables' Soars to New Heights in Cry-Singing

Do you hear the people sob, sobbing the songs of unhappy men? It is the music of a people who will not be dry-eyed again.

  • By Allison Williams
  • Published 12/20/2012
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Film Review

'The Hobbit' Trilogy Is Off to a Slow Start

Reminder: This isn't Lord of the Rings.

  • By Laura Dannen
  • Published 12/14/2012
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Film

Review: Spielberg, Day-Lewis in Top Form with 'Lincoln'

Stars align for this brilliant historical drama.

  • By Laura Dannen
  • Published 11/09/2012
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Film Review

Woody Allen’s To Rome With Love Is Like a Fiat 500

There’s not much there.

  • By Laura Dannen
  • Published 07/06/2012
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Film Review

Pixar’s First Leading Lady Is Brave, but Not Very Clever

The simple story lacks the wit we’ve come to expect from the studio.

  • By Laura Dannen
  • Published 06/22/2012
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Film Review

Hunger Games: Not Just Another Teen Movie

Director Gary Ross starts the trilogy off with a winning nail-biter.

  • By Laura Dannen
  • Published 03/22/2012
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Film Review

In Chronicle, Should We Have Sympathy for the Devil?

Today’s antihero is a teen with superpowers who ransacks Seattle.

  • By Matthew Halverson
  • Published 02/03/2012
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