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Which movies to watch this weekend, July 28

Christopher Nolan’s career-best film tells the story of World War II’s harrowing Dunkirk evacuation as experienced on land, sea and air. Regina Hall, Queen Latifah, Jada Pinkett Smith and the very funny Tiffany [Read entire story]

Which movies to watch this weekend, June 16

Small Enough to Jail: “Hoop Dreams” director Steve James profiles the Sung family, a group of Chinese bankers in New York targeted by the government in the wake of the recent mortgage crash. The trial itself is [Read entire story]

Which movies to watch this weekend, May 12

The Circle: Based on Dave Eggers’ novel and starring Emma Watson and Tom Hanks. Rated PG-13. 110 minutes. There will be no rousing finish in the ring, but the light human drama adequately compensates. In Finnish [Read entire story]

The weekend’s best movies, March 17

Donald, the peculiar friend, is a singular creation, played by director Kris Avedisian. Kong never looked so good as in this well-directed, well-acted, imaginatively crafted and very respectably written revisit of the [Read entire story]

Which movies to watch this weekend, March 10

Rated R. 103 minutes. Pedro Almodóvar delivers one of his best films, the story of a woman from age 25 to 56, as played by two actresses who really do seem to be inhabiting the same soul. Rated R. 99 minutes. The [Read entire story]

Which movies to watch this weekend, Jan. 6

The latest from Paul Verhoeven (“Basic Instinct”), which is also France’s foreign film entry in the Oscar sweepstakes, provides a signature role for Isabelle Huppert as a woman who is brutally raped in the [Read entire story]

Movies opening Dec. 23

The result is one of the best films of the year, with Emma Stone and Ryan Gosling as a pair of strivers who meet in Los Angeles and try to help each other. Rated PG-13. 128 minutes. Casey Affleck is magnificent in this [Read entire story]

Which movies to watch this weekend, Dec. 2

Director Robert Zemeckis delivers a World War II film that is old-fashioned in the best way, glamorous and beautiful to behold, with Marion Cotillard and Brad Pitt as a pair of spies who fall in love in — well, [Read entire story]

Which movies to see this weekend, Aug. 5

Captain Fantastic: Rated R. 119 minutes. Bryan Cranston plays a real-life federal agent who helped dismantle a major Colombian drug ring by posing as a money launderer for the mob. Rated R. 127 minutes. Rated PG-13. [Read entire story]

Which movies to see this weekend, July 29

Woody Allen’s latest, about a young man (Jesse Eisenberg) who goes west to get into the movie business, circa 1936, is like a long and complicated anecdote, without much of a point. [...] it holds interest and [Read entire story]

Worth seeing at the movies, March 18

For those willing to get on director Terrence Malick’s wavelength, this is an ecstatic use of cinema — the story of a screenwriter (Christian Bale) in Hollywood as told through dream images and voice-over, with only [Read entire story]

Worth seeing at the movies, Jan. 15

Taking place over the course of a couple of days, it’s the story of an emotionally isolated man (the voice of David Thewlis) who finds a special connection with a lonely woman (the voice of Jennifer Jason [Read entire story]

Worth seeing at the movies, Dec. 4

Rich in emotion and period detail, this story of a young Irish woman (Saoirse Ronan) who moves to Brooklyn in 1951 is one of the best films of the year. Director Ryan Coogler lends energy and a contemporary edge to the [Read entire story]

Worth seeing at the movies, Dec. 4

Rich in emotion and period detail, this story of a young Irish woman (Saoirse Ronan) who moves to Brooklyn in 1951 is one of the best films of the year. Director Ryan Coogler lends energy and a contemporary edge to the [Read entire story]

Worth seeing at the movies, Dec. 4

Rich in emotion and period detail, this story of a young Irish woman (Saoirse Ronan) who moves to Brooklyn in 1951 is one of the best films of the year. Director Ryan Coogler lends energy and a contemporary edge to the [Read entire story]