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"The tension between unbending principle and the call for compassion and human understanding could scarcely be more pointedly evoked than it is here, and Davis' performance is devastatingly great..."Variety 3.5 stars out of 4 -- "Hoffman nails every nuance in a complex role. And Streep is unmissable and unforgettable....There's no doubt about this mind-bender. It'll pin you to your seat."Rolling Stone Ranked #8 in Rolling Stone's 'Movies Of The Year' -- "[A] stinging film..."Rolling Stone "[Davis] has one significant scene, but it is long, crucial and heartbreaking. Davis goes face to face with Streep with astonishing conviction..."Chicago Sun-Times 3.5 stars out of 4 -- "Streep delivers a bravura performance....Philip Seymour Hoffman is ever bit her equal in his spectacular portrayal....DOUBT compels viewers to examine their own assumptions as they become caught up in this fascinating tale."USA Today "Ms. Streep blows in like a storm, shaking up the story's reverential solemnity with gusts of energy and comedy."New York Times 4 stars out of 5 -- "[F]uelled equally by anger and compassion, writer-director John Patrick Shanley's DOUBT is a terrific and troubling drama of ideas bristling with nuance and grief."Box Office "On the stage as well as on the screen, DOUBT is a highly polished piece of business, with every speech and every action calculated for maximum effect..."Los Angeles Times 4 stars out of 5 -- "Streep and Hoffman are superbly matched, while Adams brings a touching sincerity to her wide-eyed innocent. As fine as they are, however, it's Viola Davis who shines brightest..."Total Film 3 stars out of 5 -- "[Streep] slips something human between the gusts of piercing anger: wry grace notes written into her pursed lips and arching brow."Empire18.03254

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"The tension between unbending principle and the call for compassion and human understanding could scarcely be more pointedly evoked than it is here, and Davis' performance is devastatingly great..."Variety 3.5 stars out of 4 -- "Hoffman nails every nuance in a complex role. And Streep is unmissable and unforgettable....There's no doubt about this mind-bender. It'll pin you to your seat."Rolling Stone Ranked #8 in Rolling Stone's 'Movies Of The Year' -- "[A] stinging film..."Rolling Stone "[Davis] has one significant scene, but it is long, crucial and heartbreaking. Davis goes face to face with Streep with astonishing conviction..."Chicago Sun-Times 3.5 stars out of 4 -- "Streep delivers a bravura performance....Philip Seymour Hoffman is ever bit her equal in his spectacular portrayal....DOUBT compels viewers to examine their own assumptions as they become caught up in this fascinating tale."USA Today "Ms. Streep blows in like a storm, shaking up the story's reverential solemnity with gusts of energy and comedy."New York Times 4 stars out of 5 -- "[F]uelled equally by anger and compassion, writer-director John Patrick Shanley's DOUBT is a terrific and troubling drama of ideas bristling with nuance and grief."Box Office "On the stage as well as on the screen, DOUBT is a highly polished piece of business, with every speech and every action calculated for maximum effect..."Los Angeles Times 4 stars out of 5 -- "Streep and Hoffman are superbly matched, while Adams brings a touching sincerity to her wide-eyed innocent. As fine as they are, however, it's Viola Davis who shines brightest..."Total Film 3 stars out of 5 -- "[Streep] slips something human between the gusts of piercing anger: wry grace notes written into her pursed lips and arching brow."Empire18.03254

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"The tension between unbending principle and the call for compassion and human understanding could scarcely be more pointedly evoked than it is here, and Davis' performance is devastatingly great..."Variety 3.5 stars out of 4 -- "Hoffman nails every nuance in a complex role. And Streep is unmissable and unforgettable....There's no doubt about this mind-bender. It'll pin you to your seat."Rolling Stone "[Davis] has one significant scene, but it is long, crucial and heartbreaking. Davis goes face to face with Streep with astonishing conviction..."Chicago Sun-Times 3.5 stars out of 4 -- "Streep delivers a bravura performance....Philip Seymour Hoffman is ever bit her equal in his spectacular portrayal....DOUBT compels viewers to examine their own assumptions as they become caught up in this fascinating tale."USA Today "Ms. Streep blows in like a storm, shaking up the story's reverential solemnity with gusts of energy and comedy."New York Times "On the stage as well as on the screen, DOUBT is a highly polished piece of business, with every speech and every action calculated for maximum effect..."Los Angeles Times Ranked #8 in Rolling Stone's 'Movies Of The Year' -- "[A] stinging film..."Rolling Stone 4 stars out of 5 -- "[F]uelled equally by anger and compassion, writer-director John Patrick Shanley's DOUBT is a terrific and troubling drama of ideas bristling with nuance and grief."Box Office 4 stars out of 5 -- "Streep and Hoffman are superbly matched, while Adams brings a touching sincerity to her wide-eyed innocent. As fine as they are, however, it's Viola Davis who shines brightest..."Total Film 3 stars out of 5 -- "[Streep] slips something human between the gusts of piercing anger: wry grace notes written into her pursed lips and arching brow."Empire18.03254

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"The tension between unbending principle and the call for compassion and human understanding could scarcely be more pointedly evoked than it is here, and Davis' performance is devastatingly great..."Variety 3.5 stars out of 4 -- "Hoffman nails every nuance in a complex role. And Streep is unmissable and unforgettable....There's no doubt about this mind-bender. It'll pin you to your seat."Rolling Stone Ranked #8 in Rolling Stone's 'Movies Of The Year' -- "[A] stinging film..."Rolling Stone "[Davis] has one significant scene, but it is long, crucial and heartbreaking. Davis goes face to face with Streep with astonishing conviction..."Chicago Sun-Times 3.5 stars out of 4 -- "Streep delivers a bravura performance....Philip Seymour Hoffman is ever bit her equal in his spectacular portrayal....DOUBT compels viewers to examine their own assumptions as they become caught up in this fascinating tale."USA Today "Ms. Streep blows in like a storm, shaking up the story's reverential solemnity with gusts of energy and comedy."New York Times 4 stars out of 5 -- "[F]uelled equally by anger and compassion, writer-director John Patrick Shanley's DOUBT is a terrific and troubling drama of ideas bristling with nuance and grief."Box Office "On the stage as well as on the screen, DOUBT is a highly polished piece of business, with every speech and every action calculated for maximum effect..."Los Angeles Times 4 stars out of 5 -- "Streep and Hoffman are superbly matched, while Adams brings a touching sincerity to her wide-eyed innocent. As fine as they are, however, it's Viola Davis who shines brightest..."Total Film 3 stars out of 5 -- "[Streep] slips something human between the gusts of piercing anger: wry grace notes written into her pursed lips and arching brow."Empire18.03254

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"...[The performances] have lost none of their magic....[They show us] characters who have nothing to offer the audience but their own lost souls." -- Rating: A-Entertainment Weekly "...What knocked people out 25 years ago, the parallel performances of Voight and Hoffman, still have the power today..."Los Angeles Times "...The '69 Oscar-winner seems fresher than ever..."USA Today "[T]his is a story of dreams unfulfilled, and Hoffman' pathetic street rat, both hilarious and heartbreakingly sad, becomes a kind of tragic hero."Premiere "[A] haunting 1969 classic about a conflicted connection between a nave Texan hustler and a sickly Bronx-born scammer."Rolling Stone 5 stars out of 5 -- "The elegiac ending offers one of the most tender, understated goodbyes in American cinema."Total Film17.21468

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"...[The performances] have lost none of their magic....[They show us] characters who have nothing to offer the audience but their own lost souls." -- Rating: A-Entertainment Weekly "...What knocked people out 25 years ago, the parallel performances of Voight and Hoffman, still have the power today..."Los Angeles Times "...The '69 Oscar-winner seems fresher than ever..."USA Today "[T]his is a story of dreams unfulfilled, and Hoffman' pathetic street rat, both hilarious and heartbreakingly sad, becomes a kind of tragic hero."Premiere "[A] haunting 1969 classic about a conflicted connection between a nave Texan hustler and a sickly Bronx-born scammer."Rolling Stone 5 stars out of 5 -- "The elegiac ending offers one of the most tender, understated goodbyes in American cinema."Total Film17.21468

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"ROSENCRANTZ & GUILDENSTERN ARE UNDEAD is one sly slice of the ridiculous....Galland displays considerable chops in never belaboring a joke..."Variety12.17898

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"ROSENCRANTZ & GUILDENSTERN ARE UNDEAD is one sly slice of the ridiculous....Galland displays considerable chops in never belaboring a joke..."Variety12.17898

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"...Hoffman's fine performance is the centerpiece, surrounded by powerful portrayals by John Hurt as a casino owner and Maury Chaykin as a two-bit bookie..."USA Today "...Nobody plays shlubby, quiet desperation quite like Hoffman....It's a virtuoso performance..."Entertainment Weekly "...A perfect fit for Philip Seymour Hoffman..."Los Angeles Times "...An engrossing, low-key character study/thriller..."Film Comment "Philip Seymour Hoffman's inward, focused performance is the key to this movie."Chicago Sun-Times "[T]his is an acute and intriguing case study..."Sight and Sound11.97509

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4 stars out of 5 -- "[T]he most satisfying performance comes from the accomplished stage actress Amy Ryan who matches Hoffman scene-by-scene."Box Office "Ms. Rubin-Vega, with anger and defeat lurking behind her mask of competence and resilience, is stealthily heartbreaking, as is Mr. Ortiz..."New York Times "There are echoes of everything from THE FISHER KING to PUNCH-DRUNK LOVE in Philip Seymour Hoffman's subdued directorial debut, but screenwriter Bob Glaudini -- who adapted his own play -- finds a few particularly touching grace notes in the familiar dynamic."A.V. Club "Hoffman, a versatile and tactile actor, gives a charming, shuffling performance here, albeit one with a bit of an edge..."Movieline 3 stars out of 4 -- "The actors make it new and poignant....The emotions of these characters come from hearts long worn down by the troubles we see."Chicago Sun-Times "[Hoffman] fuels the film with subtleties, from the slow burn of a love story to a lazy, piano-infused score....It lulls you with its slow-warming heart."USA Today11.79686

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4 stars out of 5 -- "[T]he most satisfying performance comes from the accomplished stage actress Amy Ryan who matches Hoffman scene-by-scene."Box Office "Ms. Rubin-Vega, with anger and defeat lurking behind her mask of competence and resilience, is stealthily heartbreaking, as is Mr. Ortiz..."New York Times "There are echoes of everything from THE FISHER KING to PUNCH-DRUNK LOVE in Philip Seymour Hoffman's subdued directorial debut, but screenwriter Bob Glaudini -- who adapted his own play -- finds a few particularly touching grace notes in the familiar dynamic."A.V. Club "Hoffman, a versatile and tactile actor, gives a charming, shuffling performance here, albeit one with a bit of an edge..."Movieline 3 stars out of 4 -- "The actors make it new and poignant....The emotions of these characters come from hearts long worn down by the troubles we see."Chicago Sun-Times "[Hoffman] fuels the film with subtleties, from the slow burn of a love story to a lazy, piano-infused score....It lulls you with its slow-warming heart."USA Today11.79686

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"...Superbly played....Levinson shows a keen eye for the pangs of adolescence..." Rolling Stone "...Colorful characters, richly evoked settings...and a good dose of good old-fashioned epic star power....There's a lot to enjoy in this impeccably structured, handsomely produced saga..."Variety "...Dustin Hoffman gives a fine, subtle, quavering performance....Kevin Bacon is a strong, effective villain..." Chicago Sun-Times9.541649

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"...Superbly played....Levinson shows a keen eye for the pangs of adolescence..." Rolling Stone "...Colorful characters, richly evoked settings...and a good dose of good old-fashioned epic star power....There's a lot to enjoy in this impeccably structured, handsomely produced saga..."Variety "...Dustin Hoffman gives a fine, subtle, quavering performance....Kevin Bacon is a strong, effective villain..." Chicago Sun-Times9.541649

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"...Dustin Hoffman gives a fine, subtle, quavering performance....Kevin Bacon is a strong, effective villain..."Chicago Sun-Times "...Superbly played....Levinson shows a keen eye for the pangs of adolescence..."Rolling Stone "...Colorful characters, richly evoked settings...and a good dose of good old-fashioned epic star power....There's a lot to enjoy in this impeccably structured, handsomely produced saga..."Variety9.541649

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"...Dustin Hoffman gives a fine, subtle, quavering performance....Kevin Bacon is a strong, effective villain..."Chicago Sun-Times "...Superbly played....Levinson shows a keen eye for the pangs of adolescence..."Rolling Stone "...Colorful characters, richly evoked settings...and a good dose of good old-fashioned epic star power....There's a lot to enjoy in this impeccably structured, handsomely produced saga..."Variety9.541649

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"...Culkin's wide-eyed takes...are almost as funny as Candy's delicious slow burns..."Entertainment Weekly "...[Hughes] can be surprisingly daring in introducing bits and pieces of tense domestic turmoil into his comedies, and this one is no exception..."Los Angeles Times "...Uncle Buck is a breath of fresh air....The cast is good...[but it's Candy who] gives the film what heft it has..."New York Times7.943798

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"[T]he fight scenes, which are the heart of the film, are lickety-split mad fun..." -- Grade: A-Entertainment Weekly "[I]t looks fantastic....[The filmmakers] have inserted vast, moody, misty landscapes, fanciful interiors and traditional Chinese colors to give the movie an epic, expansive, ancient quality that's a real pleasure to inhabit."Los Angeles Times "At once fuzzy-wuzzy and industrial strength...KUNG FU PANDA is high concept with a heart....Visually arresting."New York Times "[H]ighly entertaining....Full of verve, visual panache and sock-it-to-you action scenes."Sight and Sound 4 stars out of 5 -- "There's a level of visual beauty here that's a notch above anything DreamWorks has attempted before..."Empire "The animation is beautiful, from the ethereal Sacred Peach Tree of Heavenly Wisdom to the elegant Jade Palace and its Moon Pool."Premiere 3 stars out of 5 -- "Armed with a sublimely silly concept and an A-list voice cast....This is energetic, exciting and consistently funny..."Total Film6.366987

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"[T]he fight scenes, which are the heart of the film, are lickety-split mad fun..." -- Grade: A-Entertainment Weekly "[I]t looks fantastic....[The filmmakers] have inserted vast, moody, misty landscapes, fanciful interiors and traditional Chinese colors to give the movie an epic, expansive, ancient quality that's a real pleasure to inhabit."Los Angeles Times "At once fuzzy-wuzzy and industrial strength...KUNG FU PANDA is high concept with a heart....Visually arresting."New York Times "[H]ighly entertaining....Full of verve, visual panache and sock-it-to-you action scenes."Sight and Sound 4 stars out of 5 -- "There's a level of visual beauty here that's a notch above anything DreamWorks has attempted before..."Empire "The animation is beautiful, from the ethereal Sacred Peach Tree of Heavenly Wisdom to the elegant Jade Palace and its Moon Pool."Premiere 3 stars out of 5 -- "Armed with a sublimely silly concept and an A-list voice cast....This is energetic, exciting and consistently funny..."Total Film6.366987

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"[T]he fight scenes, which are the heart of the film, are lickety-split mad fun..." -- Grade: A-Entertainment Weekly "[I]t looks fantastic....[The filmmakers] have inserted vast, moody, misty landscapes, fanciful interiors and traditional Chinese colors to give the movie an epic, expansive, ancient quality that's a real pleasure to inhabit."Los Angeles Times "At once fuzzy-wuzzy and industrial strength...KUNG FU PANDA is high concept with a heart....Visually arresting."New York Times "[H]ighly entertaining....Full of verve, visual panache and sock-it-to-you action scenes."Sight and Sound 4 stars out of 5 -- "There's a level of visual beauty here that's a notch above anything DreamWorks has attempted before..."Empire "The animation is beautiful, from the ethereal Sacred Peach Tree of Heavenly Wisdom to the elegant Jade Palace and its Moon Pool."Premiere 3 stars out of 5 -- "Armed with a sublimely silly concept and an A-list voice cast....This is energetic, exciting and consistently funny..."Total Film6.366987

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"At once fuzzy-wuzzy and industrial strength...KUNG FU PANDA is high concept with a heart....Visually arresting."New York Times "[I]t looks fantastic....[The filmmakers] have inserted vast, moody, misty landscapes, fanciful interiors and traditional Chinese colors to give the movie an epic, expansive, ancient quality that's a real pleasure to inhabit."Los Angeles Times "The animation is beautiful, from the ethereal Sacred Peach Tree of Heavenly Wisdom to the elegant Jade Palace and its Moon Pool."Premiere "[T]he fight scenes, which are the heart of the film, are lickety-split mad fun..." -- Grade: A-Entertainment Weekly "[H]ighly entertaining....Full of verve, visual panache and sock-it-to-you action scenes."Sight and Sound 4 stars out of 5 -- "There's a level of visual beauty here that's a notch above anything DreamWorks has attempted before..."Empire 3 stars out of 5 -- "Armed with a sublimely silly concept and an A-list voice cast....This is energetic, exciting and consistently funny..."Total Film6.366987

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"[The cast] delivers uniformly breezy performances..."Hollywood Reporter "[S]hot in the bright colors of beach towels....Such equanimity reflects the cheery, lighthearted humor of Cleary's well-loved books..."Entertainment Weekly 3 stars out of 4 -- "Joey King and the Disney star Selena Gomez are both appealing....RAMONA AND BEEZUS is a sweet salute."Chicago Sun-Times "[T]he movie updates the tale for contemporary times....Ramona is charming and expressively played by Joey King."USA Today 4 stars out of 5 -- "Director Elizabeth Allen coaxes fine performances from her cast young and old....The movie is, to quote its young heroine, 'terrifical.'"Los Angeles Times "Allen coaxes sweet performances from her leads, particularly King, who makes for a rambunctious-but-not-obnoxious Ramona."A.V. Club 3.5 stars out of 5 -- "[W]ith a perfect cast and a timeless set of values. In this world, sincerity is decency."Box Office "Adults can appreciate the presence of Ginnifer Goodwin, as charming as always as the girls' Aunt Bea, and Sandra Oh as Ramona's glowering teacher."New York Times 3 stars out of 4 -- "RAMONA AND BEEZUS knits together scenes and themes from all eight of Cleary's Ramona Quimby novels...sweet and funny..."Washington Post2.962244

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"[The cast] delivers uniformly breezy performances..."Hollywood Reporter "[S]hot in the bright colors of beach towels....Such equanimity reflects the cheery, lighthearted humor of Cleary's well-loved books..."Entertainment Weekly 3 stars out of 4 -- "Joey King and the Disney star Selena Gomez are both appealing....RAMONA AND BEEZUS is a sweet salute."Chicago Sun-Times "[T]he movie updates the tale for contemporary times....Ramona is charming and expressively played by Joey King."USA Today 4 stars out of 5 -- "Director Elizabeth Allen coaxes fine performances from her cast young and old....The movie is, to quote its young heroine, 'terrifical.'"Los Angeles Times "Allen coaxes sweet performances from her leads, particularly King, who makes for a rambunctious-but-not-obnoxious Ramona."A.V. Club 3.5 stars out of 5 -- "[W]ith a perfect cast and a timeless set of values. In this world, sincerity is decency."Box Office "Adults can appreciate the presence of Ginnifer Goodwin, as charming as always as the girls' Aunt Bea, and Sandra Oh as Ramona's glowering teacher."New York Times 3 stars out of 4 -- "RAMONA AND BEEZUS knits together scenes and themes from all eight of Cleary's Ramona Quimby novels...sweet and funny..."Washington Post2.962244

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