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Star Wars: The Force Awakens Begins a (nearly) New Chapter *Spoiler-Free Review*

Star Wars: The Force Awakens Begins a (nearly) New Chapter *Spoiler-Free Review*Thirty years after Star Wars: Return of the Jedi (both in reality and in the story), the galaxy is threatened by the First Order and its bizarre Supreme Commander, as well as the Vader-esque Kylo Ren. Luke Skywalker has disappeared, and only the efforts of a poor scavenger and an ex-Storm Trooper can keep a clue to his whereabouts out of the wrong... Read More »

Meet Prohibition’s Greatest Bootleggers in Boardwalk Empire, Season 1, Starring Steve Buscemi

Meet Prohibition’s Greatest Bootleggers in Boardwalk Empire, Season 1, Starring Steve BuscemiAs the Volstead Act goes into law, Enoch "Nucky" Thompson (Steve Buscemi) takes on the forces of the government with elaborate plans that include bootlegging, election rigging and more -- all in direct competition with the organized crime bosses of the 1920s Eastern... Read More »

Freedomland Explores Racial Profiling and ‘A Black Man Did It’ with Samuel L Jackson and Julianne Moore

Freedomland Explores Racial Profiling and ‘A Black Man Did It’ with Samuel L Jackson and Julianne MooreFreedomland stars Samuel L. Jackson as a leader in his all-black community. When a 4-year-old goes missing, the police turn the community inside-out to find the abductor, with the mother’s words as the only lead – “A black man did... Read More »

Indiana, 1965: An American Crime Revisits One of the Worst Child Abuse Cases in History

Indiana, 1965: An American Crime Revisits One of the Worst Child Abuse Cases in HistoryEllen Page and Catherine Keener dramatize the 1965 torture and murder of 16-year-old Sylvia Likens in Indianapolis, Indiana by Gertrude... Read More »

An Unfinished Life Puts Jennifer Lopez and Robert Redford At Odds in Rural Wyoming

An Unfinished Life Puts Jennifer Lopez and Robert Redford At Odds in Rural WyomingAn Unfinished Life stars Robert Redford as a bereaved old man who blames his daughter-in-law, played by Jennifer Lopez, for his son's death. His only friends are Mitch (Morgan Freeman) and a local business owner (Camryn Manheim), and the granddaughter he never knew he had (Becca... Read More »

You, Me and Dupree: Newlyweds and Unwelcome Guests with Owen Wilson, Kate Hudson and Matt Dillon

You, Me and Dupree: Newlyweds and Unwelcome Guests with Owen Wilson, Kate Hudson and Matt DillonOwen Wilson didn't do himself any favors with You, Me and Dupree, a promising comedy that turned into a mishmash of lame slapstick comedy devices that never quite came... Read More »