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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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  • 3 Comments
Is "Muppets Most Wanted" a likable picture? Of course; we’re talking about Kermit the Frog, Fozzie Bear and Miss Piggy after all.

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.

Omar

  • By Leonard Maltin
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  • February 21, 2014 3:07 PM
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A deft blending of thriller and romance, "Omar" invokes everything from film noir to Shakespeare.

The Pretty One

  • By Leonard Maltin
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  • February 21, 2014 12:04 AM
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The premise of "The Pretty One" may be far-fetched, but it’s carried out with sincerity and the results are amusing, ironic, and thoughtful. Here's a small-scale movie that offers a gleam of satisfaction.

The Wind Rises

  • By Leonard Maltin
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  • February 21, 2014 12:02 AM
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  • 2 Comments
Certainly no one else would render such a story in old-school, hand-drawn animation instead of surrendering to modern CGI. But that’s what makes Miyazaki unique.

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