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Review: ‘The Witches’ is high-gloss, but still amusing Special

‘Roald Dahl’s The Witches’ is the second film adaptation of a beloved children’s story about evil witches conspiring to rid the world of its children.

Review: ‘Onward’ is infused with magic and emotion Special

‘Onward’ is a coming-of-age animation about a teenage boy who believes meeting his father will make him a better person, but discovers that person already exists.

Review: ‘Dolittle’ is fluent in dog and fun Special

‘Dolittle’ is a change of pace for Robert Downey, Jr. as he plays a doctor who can speak to animals and must emerge from seclusion to complete a vital mission.

Review: ‘Luce’ defies expectations, but what’s going on behind that smile Special

‘Luce’ is a thought-provoking psychological drama that follows a young man whose found creative and potentially destructive ways to manage his stress.

Review: ‘The Shape of Water’ is Guillermo Del Toro’s best film to date Special

‘The Shape of Water’ is one of the best movies of the year and the fact that it’s unconventional is just the tip of the iceberg.

Review: ‘Gifted’ has a touching and undeniable authenticity Special

‘Gifted’ is the story of a bunch of adults fighting over what’s best for a young girl without ever considering what she needs to thrive.

Review: ‘Hidden Figures’ is a testament of our ability to create change Special

‘Hidden Figures’ is packed with inspiration as its poignant actors recount the ability for determination to overcome even the most stringent adversities.

Review: ‘The Divergent Series’ sacrifices ‘Allegiant’ for the big picture Special

‘The Divergent Series: Allegiant’ lays the foundation for the franchise’s concluding chapter, comparably making it the weakest film in the group thus far.

Review: ‘Insurgent’ doesn’t stand alone, but it’s on solid ground Special

‘Insurgent’ is the second part in a trilogy that takes its characters on a new but somewhat familiar path in anticipation of a totally different course in the closing chapter.

Review: ‘Black or White’ has the uncomfortable conversations Special

‘Black or White’ is a reflective drama dealing with the custody of a mixed-race child that addresses important issues without any finger-wagging.

Review: ‘Snowpiercer’ is penetrating Special

‘Snowpiercer’ is a remarkable post-apocalypse picture that takes place on a train-turned-ark, which houses all that remains of humankind at its most vulnerable and totalitarian.

NBC kills 'Murder, She Wrote' reboot with Octavia Spencer

The planned remake of the popular 80s and 90s sleuth show is dead in the water, and star of the original series Angela Lansbury is quick to praise the project's demise.

'Murder, She Wrote' set for reimagining with Octavia Spencer

The American network, NBC, has ordered a pilot episode of “Murder, She Wrote”, for a re-imagining of the 1990s amateur-detective series, it has emerged.

Review: ‘Fruitvale Station’ more commanding than a documentary could be Special

‘Fruitvale Station’ is the true story of Oscar Grant, a 22-year-old man who was shot in cold blood by BART police officers at the Fruitvale subway stop on New Year’s Day in 2009.

Review: 'Fruitvale Station' a balanced, powerful look at Grant tragedy Special

It would have been so easy to make this movie preachy, or sentimental, or one-note. But writer-director Ryan Coogler boldly sidesteps these traps in his debut, “Fruitvale Station” – a raw, moving depiction of Oscar Grant's last day alive.

NAACP Image Awards marked by Whitney Houston's remembrance

In a ceremony strongly dominated by the huge success of 'The Help' , the 43rd NAACP Image Awards celebrated the life and music of Whitney Houston, whose premature death, last Saturday, shocked the entire world.

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A scene from 'Roald Dahl's The Witches'
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Murder  She Wrote ... about to enter a new chapter on NBC
Murder, She Wrote ... about to enter a new chapter on NBC
Octavia Spencer and Kevin Costner star in  Black or White
Octavia Spencer and Kevin Costner star in 'Black or White'
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A scene from 'Luce'
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A scene from 'Black or White'
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A scene from  Black or White
A scene from 'Black or White'
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