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The Invisible Woman

  • By Leonard Maltin
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  • December 25, 2013 12:36 AM
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Ralph Fiennes delivers a magnificent performance as Charles Dickens while directing himself and a first-rate ensemble in "The Invisible Woman."

Christmas Movie Talk

  • By Leonard Maltin
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  • December 22, 2013 3:19 PM
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  • 13 Comments
Earlier this week I chatted about holiday films with my friend and colleague Alonso Duralde, author of the book "Have Yourself a Movie Little Christmas."

The Past

  • By Leonard Maltin
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  • December 21, 2013 1:57 PM
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Writer-director Asghar Farhad works so well with his actors that everything seems genuine and naturalistic, even the scenes involving young children.

her

  • By Leonard Maltin
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  • December 18, 2013 11:59 PM
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  • 3 Comments
Spike Jonze is so smart, and his new film so ingenious and relevant, that I wish I liked it more. I was completely captivated at first but after a while I became impatient.

Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues

  • By Leonard Maltin
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  • December 18, 2013 12:00 AM
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  • 2 Comments
At a time when so many comedies try to push the boundary lines of raunchiness as far as they can, this one deals in another, much rarer, commodity: sheer silliness.

The Hobbit: The Desolation Of Smaug

  • By Leonard Maltin
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  • December 13, 2013 12:05 AM
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  • 3 Comments
The hand-to-hand combat that fills the movie is seamlessly integrated into a make-believe world created by the magicians at Jackson’s WETA workshop. (Photo by Mark Pokorny)

Saving Mr. Banks

  • By Leonard Maltin
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  • December 13, 2013 12:03 AM
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  • 3 Comments
A charming and heartwarming piece of entertainment, highlighted by a handful of superior performances. (Photo by François Duhamel - Courtesy of Disney Ent. LLC)

American Hustle

  • By Leonard Maltin
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  • December 13, 2013 12:00 AM
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  • 9 Comments
On the plus side of the ledger, Russell enables his cast to inhabit some colorful, downright transformative, characters. (Photo by Francois Duhamel)

Inside Llewyn Davis

  • By Leonard Maltin
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  • December 6, 2013 12:00 AM
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  • 5 Comments
You have to admire Joel and Ethan Coen's ability to put a personal stamp on everything they do.

Out of the Furnace

  • By Leonard Maltin
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  • December 5, 2013 12:55 PM
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  • 0 Comments
Director and co-writer Scott Cooper never finds a way to transform his working-class parable into a meaningful story in "Out of the Furnace."

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