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By Genevieve Valentine

Comic kin Wiig and Hader electrify in "The Skeleton Twins"

This movie works best when writer Mark Heyman and writer/director Craig Johnson give them the space they so easily occupy.

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Posted Sep. 24, 2014 | Comments: 0

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By Genevieve Valentine

"Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby" a feeble look at doomed marriage

This is two films spliced together and edited down. But even without knowing that, you might still watch "Eleanor Rigby" wondering what’s missing.

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Posted Sep. 17, 2014 | Comments: 0

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By Genevieve Valentine

Kline, Smith—and Paris itself—sparkle in "My Old Lady"

Kristin Scott Thomas has what seems at first to be a thankless part in this distinctly grown-up film, but she delivers perhaps its most quietly affecting work.

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Posted Sep. 17, 2014 | Comments: 0

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By Genevieve Valentine

Gandolfini, Hardy deliver the goods in "The Drop"

The film’s greatest drive comes from its fantastic leads. James Gandolfini brings his usual depth; Tom Hardy matches him with repressed intensity.

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Posted Sep. 10, 2014 | Comments: 1

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