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  • Michael Radford's romantic comedy Elsa & Fred is a remake of Marcos Carnevale's Spanish-language film of the same name, and it also retains the original's obsession with La Dolce Vita. It's seventysomething Elsa (Shirley MacLaine)...

  • All Japanese animation is anime, but not all anime is what we tend to think of as Anime, bright and colorful with big-eyed characters. A case in point is Isao Takahata's beautiful The Tale of Princess Kaguya, which is rendered in a muted,...

  • Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day actually covers two days. The first is the birthday eve of Alexander (Ed Oxenbould), a lousy day that garners little sympathy from his family. He wishes his happy family members...

  • Frank Gladstone's animated kids' movie The Hero of Color City is a perfectly pleasant pastiche of other movies, the most obvious antecedent being the Toy Story films. Every night after a young boy goes to sleep, his generic,...

  • Jennifer M. Kroot's To Be Takei is an affectionate portrait of the hardest-working member of the original cast of Star Trek, George Takei. That's pronounced tuh-KAY, not tuh-KAI, as so many have misspoken it over the years, including but...

  • One could be forgiven for being skeptical that a Hercules movie starring Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson and directed by Brett "Rush Hour Trilogy" Ratner might have a brain in its head, but it actually does. Known for having completed most of...