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(Viewers will not, in other words, hear from any Gordon Gekko types arguing that wealth belongs to those who can take it.) Both films pair bits of biographical color with footage of well-polished lectures, bringing in just enough outside material to make them feel like real movies. John DeFore Blue Caprice (R) As admirable as Moorss oblique style is, though, Blue Caprice doesnt offer the sense of catharsis or closure, let alone new information, that makes it more than a cold, if disciplined, directorial exercise. Muhammad, who was executed in 2009 , and Malvo, who is serving a series of consecutive life sentences , remain enigmatic, remorseless figures, their depravity never deeply examined past their emotional problems and psychological ills. Ann Hornaday Don Jon (R) The only real down side of Don Jon is the extreme vulgarity, especially early on. Its easy to imagine that some of Jons audacious admissions could alienate certain audience members, and it would be a shame if the outrageousness overshadowed the movies thoughtful revelations and surprisingly sweet heart. Stephanie Merry Baggage Claim (PG-13) Theres so much wrong with Baggage Claim from its outdated story line and similarities to the dreadful Whats Your Number to Talberts clumsy, flat-screen directing that its all the more surprising when things go right. But it would be unfair to deny that it doesnt provide its own modest, sometimes outright hilarious, pleasures. Ann Hornaday Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs 2 (PG) But instead of upping the ante, as so many sequels do, Cloudy 2 merely gets the band back together including perky weather girl Sam Sparks (Anna Faris), immature bully Brent (Andy Samberg) and Flints level-headed father (James Caan) for a repetitive mission that calls to mind multiple beats from the first movie. Sean OConnell Metallica Through the Never (R) Thanks to wireless instruments, guitarists James Hetfield and Kirk Hammett and bassist Robert Trujillo are highly mobile, and even drummer Lars Ulrich moves around a lot. They interact with other performers in scenarios that appeal to some metalheads taste for carnage and destruction. The last staged catastrophe seems rather tasteless, but it turns out to be a clever setup for the back-to-basics finale. Mark Jenkins Haute Cuisine (PG-13) Frot manages the tough trick of playing someone whos both standoffish and likable. Hortense isnt easily amused or benevolently quirky, the way so many female characters can be. Shes serious, but her passion for recipes and fresh produce proves appealing. “Haute Cuisine” also strays from the typical formula because its devoid of a romantic subplot. Stephanie Merry The Trials of Muhammad Ali (Unrated) Bill Siegels The Trials of Muhammad Ali reminds us, though, that the boxer fought significant battles outside of the ring, as well. And in doing so, Trials educates casual boxing fans about the unexpected political, religious and social strife Ali encountered and largely brought upon himself during a tumultuous time in our nations racially divided past. Sean OConnell You Will Be My Son (R) It would be easy to make a movie pitting Paul, the deadbeat dad, against Martin, the long-suffering descendant who deserves his multimillion-dollar inheritance. But director Gilles Legrand, who co-wrote the script, opts for a more difficult and satisfying approach.
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Pontypool is not for everyone as it leans more to wards a more intellectual horror fan but its the story of an apocalyptic event in a small town in Ontario that unfolds as a radio DJ is on air. There was a terrible American version starring Bill Moseley called Dead Air do not confuse the two. Pontypool plays out like a stage play and is a truly monumental apocalyptic movie with so many fine points from its script to its cast and its overall look and feel. Planet of the Apes What is scarier then the world coming to an end? Mark Wahlberg saving it? Ok I joke! I am not talking about Tim Burtons remake or even the most recent one starring James Franco which was a fun twist. I am talking about the original 1968 Planet of the Apes starring the original big screen bad ass Charlton Heston. When the world comes to an end if I have to fight off the dirty apes I am going to have a problem since my end of days stock piling did not include bananas. Zombieland Emma Stone is a babe and if the world comes to an end I sure hope that I somehow find myself camped out in Bill Murrays mansion trying to get it on err sorry I mean get by with Emma Stone. Zombieland is one of the funniest movies of the last decade and is an example of what great film making can and should be in a sea of otherwise lame Hollywood horror films. The untested directors delivered one of the best film experiences in theaters for horror fans since Shaun of the Dead. Transformers Transformers? You are probably at this point wondering what in the hell I am smoking but yes Transformers.
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At the same time, Eva gains a new client ( Catherine Keener ) who cannot stop divulging details about her ex. Cue Eva’s two worlds colliding. Rated PG-13. Haute Cuisine Meet Hortense, who shakes up the Elysee Palace kitchen cabinet when she becomes the president’s personal chef. As the pride of the republic rests on her shoulders, Hortense will stop at nothing to excel, foodie jealousies be damned. Based on a true story. In French and English with subtitles. Rated PG-13. Inequality for All In this documentary, the amusing but ardently focused Robert Reich explores the growing economic gap in America and its effects on workers, their families and our future. The former Clinton administration labor secretary says we know how to create opportunity for all because we did it in the decades after World War II. Rated PG. Inuk When beaten Greenland teenager Inuk nearly freezes to escape troubles at home, he winds up at an isolated children’s home in the Arctic Sea ice.