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Rekindling Early TV Memories

  • By Leonard Maltin
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  • March 27, 2014 12:29 PM
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Some recent DVD releases, Burr Tillstrom’s long-running "Kukla, Fran & Ollie" and "Here’s Edie" starring the memorable Edie Adams’, have enabled me to revisit my childhood and it’s been a blissful time trip.

My Favorite Hollywood Saga—Reinvented

  • By Leonard Maltin
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  • March 24, 2014 1:45 PM
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"Mabel and Me" may be a work of fiction but it is impressively detailed in its portrayal of early 20th century Los Angeles, along with the birth and development of moviemaking in Hollywood.

Divergent

  • By Leonard Maltin
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  • March 21, 2014 12:02 AM
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"Divergent" has an empathetic heroine, an intriguing premise to keep it afloat, and enough twists to sustain it...

Muppets Most Wanted

  • By Leonard Maltin
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  • March 21, 2014 12:00 AM
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Is "Muppets Most Wanted" a likable picture? Of course; we’re talking about Kermit the Frog, Fozzie Bear and Miss Piggy after all.

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.

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.

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