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By Genevieve Valentine

Prince-Bythewood's "Beyond the Lights" deserves another look

The two-week-old release is more interested in examining characters than delivering cliched messages, with conflicts that are notably nuanced.

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Posted Nov. 26, 2014 | Comments: 0

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By Genevieve Valentine

"Horrible Bosses 2" misses opportunity to resonate

It doesn’t seem to know how to fill its runtime, leading to several tangential gags about how some people aren’t fluent in English and how much men like hot women.

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Posted Nov. 26, 2014 | Comments: 0

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By Genevieve Valentine

Tension-filled "Foxcatcher" builds dread without tipping hand

Steve Carell and Channing Tatum, both tasked with playing characters so deeply turned inward as to seem ingrown, make a compellingly uneven pair.

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Posted Nov. 19, 2014 | Comments: 0

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By Genevieve Valentine

The Western range not so welcoming in "The Homesman"

Tommy Lee Jones' latest outing is a strange film, often as uncomfortable as it is ambitious, but it’s a glimpse of a fascinating West.

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Posted Nov. 19, 2014 | Comments: 0

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