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Good news: Steven Spielberg’s 'The Post' a reminder of journalism’s importance

Steven Spielberg makes movies like they used to make them -- big-hearted star-driven machines that are equal parts entertainment and instruction. Movies that aren't shy about their intentions to uplift and/or outrage. Movies that mean to stir us in the present moment with the fictional or historic examples they present. Continue reading...

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Agnyaathavaasi (Prince in Exile) Continue reading...

The Commuter

Back in the '80s, the joke went, you never wanted to invite Angela Lansbury to your home for any reason: Wherever she went, someone was always getting murdered. With that in mind, consider the plight of poor Liam Neeson, hunky sexagenarian from Northern Ireland, who has oddly morphed into a well-aged action hero over the last decade. Continue reading...

Home Movies

Marshall, directed by Reginald Hudlin Continue reading...

Look at '17 films amplifies voices of underrepresented

We're continuing our glance back at the recently concluded year at the movies by featuring the "best of" lists by engaged moviegoers. (We'll be doing this for a couple of more weeks, so if you've got a list you'd like to share, send it along to me at pmartin@arkansasonline.com and we'll consider running it.) Continue reading...

It's a Jungle out there at box office

LOS ANGELES -- As the smaller films vied for recognition at Sunday's Golden Globe Awards, big-budget blockbusters dominated the weekend's box-office charts. Continue reading...

COMING ATTRACTIONS

Call Me by Your Name, R. A precocious 17-year-old spending the summer of 1983 with his family at their 17th-century villa in Lombardy, Italy, meets and falls in love with a handsome doctoral student. With Armie Hammer, Timothee Chalamet, Michael Stuhlbarg, Amira Casar, Esther Garrel, Victoire Du Bois, Vanda Capriolo, Antonio Rimoldi; directed by Luca Guadagnino. Jan. 19 Continue reading...

Bullitt (1968)

Bullitt (1968) Continue reading...

Paddington 2

More movies would be better if they made room for bears. But maybe having ursine characters works only if they consume (and even make) marmalade and sport a floppy hat and a duffle coat. Continue reading...

Super Quiz: Famous endings

1. Walter Cronkite's famous signoff was "And that's _______." Continue reading...

Helpful Hints

DEAR HELOISE: While waiting for our daughter to be born, my niece cut out and collected only baby hints from your mother's column. She then got an "autograph book" and put all of those hints in it. She gave it to me as a gift at one of my baby showers. I still have it. Continue reading...

Horoscopes by Holiday

Happy birthday. Because you love the job at hand, you pour yourself into the details, creating as much perfection as you can. This attracts fresh interest in you and what you do. You'll cement a stellar deal in April. Continue reading...

On Christianity

DEAR REV. GRAHAM: Is the devil responsible for all the evil in the world? If he is, why didn't God just destroy the devil before he had a chance to do so much evil? Or do we know? Continue reading...

NW COMING ATTRACTIONS

Den of Thieves, R. An elite unit from the Los Angeles County sheriff's office squares off against a crew of successful thieves planning a seemingly impossible heist -- at the city's Federal Reserve Bank. With Gerard Butler, Pablo Schreiber, O'Shea Jackson Jr., Brian Van Holt, 50 Cent; directed by Christian Gudegast. Jan. 19 Continue reading...

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