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The Gunman: Sean Penn misses mark in geopolitical thriller

1 out of 4 stars Just blame Liam Neeson. He’s made it cool – and highly profitable – for Hollywood to take aging stars and turn them into action heroes toward the end of their careers. Neeson, who was nominated […]

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The Gunman: Sean Penn misses mark in geopolitical thriller

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1 out of 4 stars Just blame Liam Neeson. He’s made it cool – and highly profitable – for Hollywood to take aging stars and turn them into action heroes toward the end of their careers. Neeson, who was nominated […]

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Run All Night: Don’t mess with Liam Neeson

3 out of 4 stars Dear mobsters, gangsters, hitmen and crooked cops: please stop going after Liam Neeson and his family. Haven’t you learned? It’s just not a good idea. He’s

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Focus: Definitely worth a good look

3 out of 4 stars In Focus, Will Smith tries to pull off a con even more impressive than scheming his way from a $1 million payday to a $27

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Fifty Shades of Grey: What’s romance without flogging, handcuffs?

2 out of 4 stars Does it even matter if Fifty Shades of Grey is a good movie? It has a hot guy (Jamie Dornan), a pretty hot girl (Dakota Johnson),

Jude Law tries to get his hands on $182 million in gold in Black Sea. (Focus Features)

Black Sea: Treasure hunt that comes up gold

3 out of 4 stars Somewhere near the bottom of the Black Sea inside a gloomy Russian submarine that’s seen much better days, Jude Law found the light. Law shines in Black

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American Sniper: Bradley Cooper hits the target

4 out of 4 stars In American Hustle, Bradley Cooper set his sights on corrupt politicians. In the Hangover franchise, he set his sights on nights of debauchery. In Silver Linings

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Mark Wahlberg’s ‘The Gambler’ is a bust

1.5 out of 4 stars Jim Bennett is the quintessential gambler, someone who will keep winning until he loses and on nights where the cards aren’t falling his way, he’ll

Jack O'Connell is terrific portraying World War II hero Louis Zamperini in Unbroken. (Courtesy of Universal)

Angelina Jolie’s Unbroken: Read the book first

2.5 out of 4 stars Director Angelina Jolie’s Unbroken takes Italian-American World War II hero Louis Zamperini’s life from the pages of Laura Hillenbrand’s best-selling novel to the big screen,

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If you don’t like The Hobbit your life is probably terrible

The modern world is a cruel dystopia of relentless crushing banality. Our jobs are boring, our social lives have been commodified into barren online networks, and our culture is

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Top Five: Chris Rock, rock solid

3 1/2 out of 4 stars Chris Rock's comedic genius is no longer limited to stand-up. For years, he had been the man on the stage, but a boy on the screen,

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