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  • Review: 'Get Hard'
    Review: 'Get Hard'

    An awful lot of "Get Hard" depends on gay-panic humor of a weirdly squirmy and dated sort, making you wonder if this new Will Ferrell/Kevin Hart mystery might best be viewed alongside reissues of "Cruising" and "Norman … Is That You?"

  • Review: 'Home'
    Review: 'Home'

    The cuddliest alien invasion movie ever, "Home" contains nifty turns of phrase and some actual, verifiable verbal wit, owing in large part to its source material, Adam Rex's 2007 children's book "The True Meaning of Smekday."

  • Review: 'Danny Collins'
    Review: 'Danny Collins'

    On screen, looking like Keith Richards' bright-eyed, bushy-tailed life coach and partner in debauchery, Al Pacino is a man whose aura screams, "I love the '70s!" Meaning: his own. Turning 75 next month, Pacino has a high old time in the slight, moderately charming "Danny Collins," and he...

  • Review: 'Coal Miner's Day'
    Review: 'Coal Miner's Day'

    French filmmaker Gael Mocaer spent a year in the northwest Ukrainian mining town of Novovolynsk, in extremely close proximity with the employees of a state-run coal mine as they went about their business. The business is not pretty, or safe. Now at Facets Cinematheque, "The Coal Miner's Day"...

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