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Weirdly funny ‘Elvis & Nixon’ finds its groove

2:30 pm Apr. 21, 2016

“Elvis & Nixon” is bizarre, but in a good way.

It takes a while to get used to the offbeat tone — and the reality that neither Michael Shannon nor Kevin Spacey resembles Elvis Presley or

‘The Huntsman: Winter’s War’ misses its target

2:27 pm Apr. 21, 2016

Katie Walsh – Tribune News Service

How do you solve a problem like Kristen (Stewart)? If you’re the filmmakers of “The Huntsman: Winter’s War,” you write Snow White entirely out of the sequel to “Snow White

James Cameron announces four “Avatar” sequels

12:25 pm Apr. 15, 2016

Various outlets are reporting that, because we as a people have not suffered enough, James Cameron surprised the folks at CinemaCon in Las Vegas on Thursday when he announced four sequels to “Avatar.”

As the

‘Criminal’ is a goofy — but good — action movie

1:30 pm Apr. 14, 2016

Katie Walsh – Tribune News Service

The opening of “Criminal” might make you think you’re in for a Jason Bourne movie starring Ryan Reynolds. Nope. What you’re in for is a delightfully cheesy 1990s-style action movie