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    Review: 'The Starving Games' Is As Terrible As You Think It Is

    It’s the gesture that matters this late in the game, not the art: “The Starving Games” is the sixth directorial effort from Jason Friedberg and Aaron Seltzer, and they are nothing if not consistent. Their interests in parody have always ranged from whatever’s generally zeitgeist-y at the time, thoug...

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    The Book Thief

    "The Book Thief" treads on familiar ground... the situations are realistic, the moral choices genuine, and the emotions honestly portrayed.

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    About Time

    "About Time" uses an ingenious and original comic device, built around the most irresistible commodity any movie can offer...

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    How I Live Now

    This adaptation of Meg Rosoff’s young adult novel hasn’t much to recommend it except the presence of Saoirse Ronan in the leading role.

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    Review: Alex Gibney's Compelling But Unsurprising Lance Armstrong Documentary 'The Armstrong Lie'

    The last few years have seen sport of all kinds haunted by the specter of doping, with everyone from Barry Bonds to Alex Rodriguez linked to the use of banned substances. But the name that is likely to forever be linked with drugs cheating in sports is Lance Armstrong. Thanks to his seven victories ...

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    This Weekend: See Gibney's 'The Armstrong Lie,' Miyazaki's 'The Wind Rises,' and Marvel's Fun 'Thor: The Dark World' (TRAILERS)

    This weekend movie-goers can take their pick from a shrewd documentary about Lance Armstrong's fall from grace ("The Armstrong Lie"), an enjoyable turn-your-brain-off Marvel entry about a hot guy with a hammer ("Thor: The Dark World"), or an animated drama from one of the greats of the medium, Hayao...

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    What to See at AFI Fest 2013, from Oscar Heavyweights to Breakout Indies (TRAILERS)

    Running November 7-14, AFI FEST 2013 kicks off tonight with a strong slate of Oscar contenders and critically acclaimed films. Though some tickets are harder to snag than others, it's a free festival in the center of Hollywood that invites you to catch up on the major films out of Cannes, Telluride,...

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    'The Right Stuff' 30th Anniversary Blu-ray Celebrates Superheroes of a Bygone Age

    Chuck Yeager and the other "flyboys" of the Space Race wore no capes, carried no hammers, hid no secret identities. But writer-director Philip Kaufman's classic adventure "The Right Stuff," celebrating its 30th anniversary this year, leaves no room for doubt. These guys were superheroes.

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    Kristin Thompson Says 'Gravity' Is Better Than '2001' and 'Napoleon'

    The great film theorist says Alfonso Cuaron elegantly balances avant-garde aesthetics and Hollywood classicism.

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