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New January releases: Patriots Day, Julieta, and more

A lot of critics liked Patriots Day — The Boston Globe‘s Ty Burr being a notable exception. I didn’t much care for it. Peter Berg’s dramatization of the Boston Marathon bombing and ensuing manhunt started ...

Patriots Day, a net cast wide but with little care

Berg’s Boston Marathon

Based on Peter Berg’s sprawling Boston Marathon bombing drama Patriots Day, here is what I know about Dzhohkar Tsarnaev, the younger of the two brothers who planted pressure cooker bombs near the marathon’s finish line ...

The best isn’t Silence

New year, new movie releases: Hidden Figures, Train to Busan, and more

Hmph. Happy New Year, indeed. All y’all out there in movie-pass land had a chance to win tickets via the Reader to see an advance screening of Underworld: Blood Wars. But not us critics. Like ...

Film Events

Film Discussion Class: Shadow of a Doubt

Film Discussion Class: Shadow of a Doubt

Remington Club II

Wednesday, February 1, 1:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.

The First Movie

The First Movie


Friday, February 3, 7 p.m.

Film Forum: Phantom Boy & T. Rexico

Film Forum: Phantom Boy & T. Rexico

Chula Vista Civic Center Library

Wednesday, February 8, 5:30 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Carlsbad Film Series: Three Amigos!

Carlsbad Film Series: Three Amigos!

Schulman Auditorium at Carlsbad City Library

Wednesday, February 8, 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Valentine's Outdoor Movie: Bonnie & Clyde

Valentine's Outdoor Movie: Bonnie & Clyde


Tuesday, February 14, 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.

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Movie Archives

The Bye Bye Man None stars

Say hello to The Bye Bye Man, this week's new face in PG-13 horror.

Live by Night 0.0 stars

Writer-director-star Ben Affleck goes for broke and goes bust with an American tale that mistakes muchness for greatness. He plays Joe Coughlin, a vet who learned in World War I that “the rules we lived by were lies, and didn’t ...

Lone Survivor 1.0 stars

The Passion of the SEAL. Peter Berg, having humiliated the American military by involving it in the ludicrous nonsense of Battleship, attempts to make up for it by telling the (based-on-a-true) story of a four-man mission gone very bad in ...

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