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With plenty of charm and genuine romantic spirit, a touch of magical realism, and a shining performance from Blake Lively, “The Age of Adaline” is as compelling a film love story as we’ve seen in theaters in a long time.
“The Water Diviner” marks a fine debut directing effort for Russell Crowe, who also leads an exceptional cast in this beautifully shot historical war drama, inspired by true events.
While intense at times and superbly acted throughout, “Ex Machina” somehow falls short of the potential inherent in its high concept premise.
Disneynature’s “Monkey Kingdom” is a delight from start to finish thanks to the endless visual splendor of its exotic setting and the fascinating antics of its simian stars.
The latest Nicholas Sparks novel-turned-film is a terribly uneven effort. It has its moments of charm, but they’re far outnumbered by bland performances, shallow characterization, and worn-out clichés.
“Furious 7” works much the same crazy-insane, super fun car chase and fight scene magic as previous entries in the series, but also delivers in the emotional sense as the film pays tribute to the late Paul Walker.
Powered by a fascinating real-life story and compelling performances from an all-star cast, Woman in Gold is one of the year’s finest so far.