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I am proud to announce the nominations for the 2016 movie awards from the Washington Area Film Critics Association. Best Film: Arrival Hell or High Water La La Land Manchester by the Sea Moonlight Best Director: Damien Chazelle (La La […]

Jason Sudeikis plays an introverted architect whose wife inspires him to reach out to a homeless girl who wants to build a raft.

“Run the Tide” stars Taylor Lautner (The Twilight Saga, “Scream Queens”), Constance Zimmer (“UnREAL,” “Entourage”), Kenny Johnson (“Bates Motel,” “Secrets and Lies”), Johanna Braddy (“UnREAL,” “Greek”) and introduces Nico Christou. When their drug abusing mother is released from prison determined […]

The Forward has a fascinating story about the long-lost short film directed by Oscar-winning actor Paul Newman in 1962. It was called “On the Harmfulness of Tobacco,” a one-person monologue, based on a story by Chekhov. Newman cast fellow Actors […]

I am very proud to be a member of the Broadcast Film Critics Association and very excited about these just-announced nominations for our annual Critics Choice Awards. BEST PICTURE Arrival Fences Hacksaw Ridge Hell or High Water La La Land […]

Happy December! There are lots of great movies opening this month, with something for everyone, from the latest in the “Star Wars” saga to “Fences,” a prestige drama based on a Tony and Pulitzer Prize winning play, plus extraordinary true […]

Every holiday season, hundreds of Christmas tree sellers from across North America descend upon the streets of New York City to ply their trade. Having left their homes and families behind, they endure the adversity of a migrant’s survival living […]

In A Doggone Christmas, internet dog sensation Just Jesse the Jack plays an amazing pup with telepathic abilities who has escaped a government facility and run straight into the loving arms of two young brothers. But the Washington brass won’t […]

Bryce Dallas Howard stars in “Pete’s Dragon,” out on DVD/Blu-Ray this week. I had a lot of fun talking to her about making the film. Your character’s deep love for nature is a very important part of the film. Tell […]

One of “Moana’s” highlights is this buoyant song from Maui (Dwayne Johnson), bragging about all he did to create the world. You can see the hand-drawn animation of the tattoos, including mini-Maui, and the tapa paper effect Mark Henn talked […]

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