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An Unsung Hero Of Hollywood

  • By Leonard Maltin
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  • March 17, 2014 6:28 PM
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(photo courtesy of Associated Press) I was saddened to hear of Bob Thomas’ death on Friday at the age of 92. I doubt that anyone will ever come close to his “service record” in years to come, whether they’re covering Hollywood or any other news beat.

With Robert Duvall At SXSW In Austin

  • By Leonard Maltin
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  • March 13, 2014 12:00 AM
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Robert Duvall speaks knowledgeably and enthusiastically about a number of things, but once we were in front of an audience, at South by Southwest, we focused on his remarkably rich career.

A Cult Favorite Gets His Due

  • By Leonard Maltin
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  • March 11, 2014 12:00 AM
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Noah Isenberg has spent the last decade working on this most welcome book, which can lay claim to being a definitive study of Edgar G. Ulmer.

The Grand Budapest Hotel

  • By Leonard Maltin
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  • March 7, 2014 12:05 AM
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  • 8 Comments
Ralph Fiennes delivers a heroically hilarious performance in the captivating “The Grand Budapest Hotel.”

Bethlehem

  • By Leonard Maltin
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  • March 7, 2014 12:02 AM
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In the provocative thriller "Bethlehem," there is no room for sentiment and loyalties can shift at a moment’s notice.

Mr. Peabody & Sherman

  • By Leonard Maltin
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  • March 7, 2014 12:01 AM
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I’m delighted to say that "Mr. Peabody & Sherman" is a treat for diehard Peabody fans and, I daresay, for newcomers as well.

All The Latest News—Plus A Cartoon

  • By Leonard Maltin
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  • March 6, 2014 1:26 PM
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Newsreels and their fascinating byproduct, the Newsreel Theatre are an all-but-forgotten relic of the moviegoing experience.

The Lunchbox

  • By Leonard Maltin
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  • March 5, 2014 8:05 PM
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The subtle performances of the redoubtable Irrfan Khan and the less familiar but no less engaging Nimrat Kaur enhance this delicate material and make the film a pleasure to watch.

Non-Stop

  • By Leonard Maltin
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  • February 28, 2014 12:05 AM
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  • 9 Comments
"Non-Stop" is wildly entertaining: an action thriller with a whodunit twist that keeps you on the edge of your seat.

Underrated Hitchcock

  • By Leonard Maltin
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  • February 26, 2014 12:00 AM
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  • 8 Comments
"Foreign Correspondent" is one of my all-time favorites and it’s been given deluxe treatment in a terrific new Blu-ray/DVD release from The Criterion Collection.

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