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A Swedish Curmudgeon Wins Hearts, On The Page, And Now On Screen

Fri, 09/30/2016 - 3:42am

Move over, Girl with the Dragon Tattoo — a grumpy man may soon take your place as America's favorite fictional Swede. The film adaptation of the best-seller A Man Called Ove is now coming to the U.S.

'Danny Says' Surprisingly Little: Documentary About Rock Manager Lacks Insight

Thu, 09/29/2016 - 4:00pm

A film about the voluble Danny Fields, a music industry executive who managed the Ramones from 1975 to 1980, manages to be "candid yet unrevealing."

A Grouch Gradually Grows Grudgingly Grateful In 'A Man Called Ove'

Thu, 09/29/2016 - 4:00pm

A Swedish curmudgeon slowly comes to accept the help of his neighbors in this familiar, crowd-pleasing film shot through with bracing moments of dark comedy.

In 'Deepwater Horizon,' Oil And Water Don't Make A Good Mix

Thu, 09/29/2016 - 4:00pm

Director Peter Berg's movie about the massive 2010 oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico ratchets up the cinematic tension, but quickly devolves into rote disaster-movie clichés.

A Legend Of Creepy Hollows: 'Miss Peregrine's Home For Peculiar Children'

Thu, 09/29/2016 - 4:00pm

Tim Burton's latest is a dreamlike and visually striking fable; the presence of a satisfyingly eerie Eva Green keeps its overcomplicated story from sinking into muddled incoherence.

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