Review: Maggie Smith in her wheel house in "Lady in the Van"

There are cozy, innocuous pleasures to Nicholas Hytner's adaption of Alan Bennett's "The Lady in the Van," but chief among them is watching two grand old talents — Maggie Smith and Bennett, himself — operating firmly in their self-.....»»

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Review: "Ride Along 2" follows silliness formula of original

With the same brand of silliness and a bit more creativity than the original, "Ride Along 2"doesn't pretend to be anything more than what it is: a sequel designed to offer a second helping of exactly what worked the first time around......»»

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Bowie the actor -- the star who fell to Earth

As a pop star who gloried in creating fictional characters like Major Tom and Ziggy Stardust, it was perhaps inevitable that David Bowie would also end up in the movies. The sci-fi story of a extraterrestrial played by Bowie who crash lands on Earth -- in.....»»

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Review: Actor David McCallum writes crime novel

David McCallum — yes, actor David McCallum of "The Man from U.N.C.L.E." and "NCIS" fame — confidently embarks on a second career in his highly entertaining debut that mixes the espionage novel with the mystery thriller......»»

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Review: "Mario & Luigi: Paper Jam" hits some flat notes

Role-playing games like "Fallout 4" and "The Witcher 3" are beloved for their complexity, ambition and overwhelming variety of things to do. But those same traits scare some players away, particularly grown-ups who may not have 100 hou.....»»

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Book Review: Author Alison Gaylin delivers stunning story

"What Remains of Me" (William Morrow), by Alison Gaylin.....»»

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Review: A family looks for destiny, meaning in "Smokefall"

NEW YORK (AP) — If you conjure up memories of scenes from your life and narrate them with hindsight, you would begin to have the structure of Noah Haidle's bittersweet, idealistic new play "Smokefall.".....»»

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Review: Lovely melding of cultures on Rodriguez" "Lola"

Carrie Rodriguez and the Sacred Hearts, "Lola " (Thirty Tigers/Luz).....»»

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Review: "Risen" tells resurrection tale through a skeptic

Modern faith-based films don't have a stellar track record when it comes to quality. But they seem to both serve their intended audience and make money along the way, and, because of that, are given an implicit pass to exist somewhere outside of the .....»»

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Review: Flawed Jesse Owens biopic "Race" a timely tribute

Most know Jesse Owens as an Olympic gold medalist and record-setting track star. But it took more than physical strength to overcome the discrimination he faced as a young black athlete in the United States and abroad......»»

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Nepal sets up new body to review disputed charter

Nepal late Thursday announced plans to establish a committee to review disputed provisions within the country's new constitution which sparked deadly protests and a crippling border blockade that ended earlier this month. Demonstrators belonging to s.....»»

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Review: Dion extends his stay in the blues on latest CD

Dion, "New York Is My Home" (Instant Records).....»»

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Review: Dio bandmates line up to carry on singer"s legacy

Last In Line, "Heavy Crown" (Frontiers SRL).....»»

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Book Review: "Try Not to Breathe" is psychological thriller

"Try Not to Breathe" (Ballantine Books), by Holly Seddon.....»»

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Book Review: Ex-cop pens keen-eyed police drama

"Out of the Blues" (Putnam), by Trudy Nan Boyce.....»»

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Review: Shatner reflects on friendship with Leonard Nimoy

"Leonard: My Fifty-Year Friendship With a Remarkable Man" (Thomas Dunne Books), by William Shatner.....»»

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Review: Crooked cops gone worse in muddled "Triple 9"

"Triple 9" has everything going for it, and that's it biggest handicap......»»

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Review: "Fuller House" may please fans (but no one else)

NEW YORK (AP) — If you like this kind of thing, odds are you'll want to cancel weekend plans and binge on "Fuller House.".....»»

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Book Review: Novel probes fiery end of airship era

"Flight of Dreams" (Doubleday), by Ariel Lawhon.....»»

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