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Blends the intelligence of a well-written dramatic sci-fi/fantasy tale with the action/adventure of a big budget motion picture.

A better-than-average war movie, merging technical craftsmanship, narrative coherence, and competent acting.

Run Time: 1:43
U.S. Release Date: 1991-10-18
MPAA Rating: "R" (Profanity, Sexual Content)
Genre: Drama
Director: Norman Jewison
Cast: Danny DeVito, Gregory Peck, Penelope Ann Miller, Piper Laurie, Dean Jones

There are enough good things to warrant a look for those who may have dismissed the film in 1991 or who never saw it.

Run Time: 1:40
U.S. Home Release Date: 2020-05-19
MPAA Rating: "PG"
Genre: Animated
Director: Dan Scanlon
Cast: Tom Holland, Chris Pratt, Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Octavia Spencer, Mel Rodriguez, Kyle Bornheimer

There’s something here for everyone, even if the overall package isn’t likely to go down as the next Disney/Pixar “classic.”

Run Time: 1:58
U.S. Release Date: 2016-02-26
MPAA Rating: "PG"
Genre: Animated
Director: Isao Takahata
Cast: Miki Imai, Toshiro Yanagiba, Youko Honna, Daisy Ridley, Dev Patel, Alison Fernandez

The timeless quality of the story and animation make it as much a pleasure to see on the second or third time as it is on the first.

Run Time: 1:52
U.S. Release Date: 2019-08-30
MPAA Rating: "R" (Profanity)
Genre: Drama/Thriller
Director: Gavin Hood
Cast: Kiera Knightley, Matt Smith, Matthew Goode, Ralph Fiennes, Rhys Ifans, Indira Varma

Effective as both a drama and a cautionary tale and the lessons it teaches are possibly more relevant in today’s world than they were 15 years ago.

Run Time: 1:37
U.S. Release Date: 2019-08-09
MPAA Rating: "R" (Profanity, Sexual Content)
Genre: Romance/Comedy
Director: Jason Winer
Cast: Martin Freeman, Morena Baccarin, Jake Lacy, Melissa Rauch, Jane Curtin, Shannon Woodward, Adam Shapiro

Instead of being a song to lift the heart, "Ode to Joy" is a discordant, off-key tune that lasts too long.

Made by a movie-lover for movie-lovers. And even those who don’t qualify may still enjoy the hell out of it.

Run Time: 1:54
U.S. Release Date: 2019-06-29
MPAA Rating: "PG-13" (Violence, Sexual Content)
Genre: Drama
Director: Claire McCarthy
Cast: Daisy Ridley, Naomi Watts, Clive Owen, George MacKay, Tom Felton, Dominic Mafham, Devon Terrell

There wasn’t much to Hamlet’s Ophelia and there’s not a lot more to this production’s version of her.

Run Time: 2:33
U.S. Release Date: -
MPAA Rating: "G" (Violence)
Genre: Musical/Drama
Director: Carol Reed
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A tepid version of one of Dickens’ better-known stories with musical numbers that often don’t quite fit the material.