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Unbearable

Unbearable

By TNS

June 27, 2015

Amanda Seyfried, left, plays the role of a fledgling lawyer tasked with saving Ted's annulled marriage in "Ted 2."

Just what the Docter ordered.

Just what the Docter ordered.

By TNS

June 16, 2015

A scene from "Inside Out" showing Anger, from left, (Lewis Black) Joy (Amy Poehler) and Disgust (Mindy Kaling).

Brace for impact

Brace for impact

By TNS

June 15, 2015

Chris Pratt in "Jurassic World."

Stop, drop and roll

Stop, drop and roll

By TNS

May 28, 2015

Dwayne Johnson as Ray and Carla Gugino as Emma in the action thriller "San Andreas."

A backward look.

A backward look.

By Courtesy of HBO

May 5, 2015

Kurt Cobain, a frame from "Montage of Heck."

Artificial Intelligence

Artificial Intelligence

By TNS

April 15, 2015

Domhnall Gleeson in 'Ex Machina'

Wasted youth

Wasted youth

By TNS

April 14, 2015

Ben Stiller and Naomi Watts in "While We're Young."

A Factionless dinner

A Factionless dinner

By TNS

March 23, 2015

Four (Theo James, left), Tris (Shailene Woodley, center) and Peter (Miles Teller, right) in "The Divergent Series: Insurgent." (Andrew Cooper/Lionsgate/TNS)

Fifty Shades of Disappointment

Fifty Shades of Disappointment

By TNS

February 13, 2015

Dornan and Johnson get steamy — but not too steamy — in "Fifty Shades."

A real sleep aid

A real sleep aid

By TNS

February 12, 2015

Barnes and Bridges get caught in the mess of "Seventh Son."

‘Watchable trash’

‘Watchable trash’

By TNS

February 5, 2015

Kunis and Booth get swallowed by 'Jupiter.'

It’s no ‘Chronicle’

It’s no ‘Chronicle’

By TNS

February 2, 2015

Jonny Weston is David Raskin, Sam Lerner is Quinn Goldberg and Allen Evangelista is Adam Le in "Project Almanac," from Insurge Pictures, in association with Michael Bay. (Photo courtesy Paramount Pictures/TNS)

‘I don’t like it!’

‘I don’t like it!’

By TNS

January 26, 2015

Bettany and Depp fail to salvage the aimless "Mortdecai."

A transformative experience

A transformative experience

By TNS

January 12, 2015

Joaquin Phoenix and Benicio Del Toro navigate the heady, drugged-out 'Inherent Vice.'

‘Survival,’ but no ‘resilience’ or ‘redemption’

‘Survival,’ but no ‘resilience’ or ‘redemption’

By TNS

January 5, 2015

Jack O'Connell gives it his all, but "Unbroken" is still empty Oscar-bait.

Katniss and Donuts

Katniss and Donuts

By TNS

December 4, 2014

Lawrence leads the most successful dystopian franchise, "The Hunger Games."

To dumb, not to much sweetness

To dumb, not to much sweetness

By TNS

November 18, 2014

Carrey and Daniels try their best, but don't rekindle the spark from 1994's original.

Marvel Michelin

Marvel Michelin

By MCT Campus

November 12, 2014

Baymax serves as a lovable father-figure for Hiro.

Lincoln in space

Lincoln in space

By MCT Campus

November 5, 2014

Hathaway and McConaughey fight to save the world.

Inglourious ‘Fury’

Inglourious ‘Fury’

By MCT Campus

October 21, 2014

Pitt saves 'Fury' from being unbearable.

Dark seasons

Dark seasons

By MCT Campus

July 8, 2014

Eastwood sometimes misses the musical mark, but amps up the tragedy.

Same mission, different school

Same mission, different school

By Photo Courtesy of MCT Campus

July 1, 2014

Hill and Tatum return for a similar, but hilarious adventure in '22.'

Row House Cinema finds synergy between the old and new

Row House Cinema finds synergy between the old and new

By Vincent Smith / Senior Staff Writer

June 17, 2014

Suppose you weren’t alive — or were just too young — to see “Citizen Kane,” “Pulp Fiction” and “Mad Max” during their original theatrical run. Some of these larger-than-life classics demand to be viewed on the big screen, and Lawrenceville’s Row House Cinema seeks to give moviego...

Maleficent

Maleficent

By MCT Campus

June 10, 2014

Angelina Jolie stars in Disney's "Maleficent." (Disney Enterprises, Inc./MCT)

Little Bo Cheap

Little Bo Cheap

By MCT Campus

June 3, 2014

MacFarlane's only attempt to hide from the spotlight in 'A Million Ways.'

Not hair loss!

Not hair loss!

By MCT Campus

May 27, 2014

Seeing double: Young Professor X (McAvoy) faces his future (Stewart).

Major League Draper

Major League Draper

By MCT Campus

May 20, 2014

J.B. Bernstein (Jon Hamm) looks for major league talent in unexpected places.

We’re not in Disney anymore

We’re not in Disney anymore

By MCT Campus

May 7, 2014

Efron shows off his bawdy side with Rogen and Banks.

Captain’s back in Marvel’s newest hit

Captain’s back in Marvel’s newest hit

April 7, 2014

Evans and Johansson take on the Winter Soldier in Marvel's latest.

Your move, Creep

Your move, Creep

By MCT Campus

February 17, 2014

The new 'RoboCop' is a lazy update of the brilliant original.

High art it’s not

High art it’s not

By MCT Campus

February 12, 2014

Clooney's third try at directing was less than a success

From page to screen

From page to screen

By MCT Campus

February 10, 2014

'Hunger Games' isn't the only young adult novel adaptation that's seen success.

Him and Her

Him and Her

By MCT Campus

January 13, 2014

Joaquin Phoenix and Scarlett Johansson create a surreal, believable romance in 'Her.'

Torture porn, apparently

Torture porn, apparently

By MCT Campus

January 9, 2014

Controversial critic Armond White likened “12 Years a Slave to “Hostel.”

Hustlin’

Hustlin’

By MCT Campus

January 9, 2014

Though 'American Hustle' is a stylish piece, its lack of coherence was irksome.

‘American Hustle’: Smooth, stylish and utterly scatterbrained

‘American Hustle’: Smooth, stylish and utterly scatterbrained

By Shawn Cooke / Staff Writer

January 8, 2014

"American Hustle"Directed by: David O. RussellStarring: Christian Bale, Bradley Cooper, Amy AdamsGrade: CAbout a third of the way into “American Hustle,” FBI agent Richie DiMaso (Bradley Cooper) visits con artist Sydney Prosser (Amy Adams) in her cramped jail cell, fit for an asylum. In an attempt to wo...

Not living up to the mustache

Not living up to the mustache

By MCT Campus

January 6, 2014

Will Ferrell takes his schtick too far in his reprisal of Ron Burgundy

Second time’s a charm

Second time’s a charm

By MCT Campus

December 5, 2013

Jennifer Lawrence and Josh Hutcherson once again find themselves in the midst of chaos in 'Catching Fire.'

God of Thunder reigns

God of Thunder reigns

By MCT Campus

November 7, 2013

Chris Hemsworth is as impressive as ever in his third stint as Thor.

Chaos, controlled or not

Chaos, controlled or not

By MCT Campus

November 4, 2013

Brad Pitt and Michael Fassbender fall prey to a sloppy storyline

Institutionalized Evil

Institutionalized Evil

By MCT Campus

November 4, 2013

Chiwetel Ejiofor puts on a stirring performance as Solomon Northrup, a violinist who is thrown headfirst into the dregs of slavery.

Oh Captain, My Captain

Oh Captain, My Captain

By MCT Campus

October 16, 2013

Tom Hanks puts on a riveting performance as Richard Phillips.

Porn and Prejudice

Porn and Prejudice

By MCT Campus

October 10, 2013

Joseph Gordon-Levitt puts on a macho caricature in 'Don Jon'

Lifting off.

Lifting off.

By MCT Campus

October 3, 2013

Sandra Bullock’s incredible performance paired nicely with director Alfonso Cuaron’s use of effects.

Whatever it takes

Whatever it takes

By MCT Campus

September 26, 2013

In 'Prisoners,' Hugh Jackman pushes the limits in order to find his daughter.

Start your engines

Start your engines

By MCT Campus

September 19, 2013

In 'Rush' Chris Hemsworth plays the hard living, but deeply troubled, Formula One racer James Hunt

Sticks and stones

Sticks and stones

By MCT Campus

September 9, 2013

James Franco had an easy time weathering the onslaught of lazy, bigoted jokes delivered at his roast.

“42” a caricatured, yet undeniably entertaining biopic

“42” a caricatured, yet undeniably entertaining biopic

By D. Stevens

April 18, 2013

Newcomer Chadwick Boseman received the complex task of portraying Jackie Robinson in "42."

‘Trance’ puts a thriller twist on pulp crime

‘Trance’ puts a thriller twist on pulp crime

By Fox Searchlight Pictures

April 11, 2013

James McAvoy exudes nervous charm as Simon in "Trance." MCT Campus

‘Spring Breakers’ no day at the beach

‘Spring Breakers’ no day at the beach

By HANDOUT

March 28, 2013

James Franco acts as a grimy gangster in "Spring Breakers," y'all. MCT Campus

Formula makes for dull movie, reminiscent of past Sparks films

Formula makes for dull movie, reminiscent of past Sparks films

By James Bridges

February 28, 2013

"Safe Haven" replicates past Nicholas Sparks films. MCT Campus

Q&A: Producer Jason Blum talks ‘Dark Skies’

Q&A: Producer Jason Blum talks ‘Dark Skies’

By MATT KENNEDY

February 19, 2013

Jason Blum produces new paranormal thriller "Dark Skies." MCT Campus

Political film lacks suspense, hits home with historical topic

Political film lacks suspense, hits home with historical topic

By HANDOUT

January 17, 2013

Jessica Chastain acts in "Zero Dark Thirty," a film about American foreign policy.

‘Fun Size’ less amusing than stale Halloween candy

‘Fun Size’ less amusing than stale Halloween candy

By Jaimie Trueblood

October 25, 2012

"Fun Size" lacks humor with an inconsistent plot and less-than-amusing script. (MCT Campus)

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