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TOM HANKS as Chesley "Sully" Sullenberger in Warner Bros. Pictures' and Village Roadshow Pictures' drama "SULLY," a Warner Bros. Pictures release. Courtesy of Warner Bros. Pictures 0

‘Sully’ shows that less is more

When you go to see a movie about a heroic American event, starring Tom Hanks and directed by Clint Eastwood, you have a pretty good idea what you’re going to get. In other words, you’ll go into Sully expecting a quality movie, and that’s precisely what they’ll deliver.

Miles Teller and Jonah Hill in War Dogs 0

Greed goes to war in ‘War Dogs’

Director Todd Phillips might be better known for his Hangover trilogy, but War Dogs proves he can make a movie that is both entertaining and impactful. Cross that with the chemistry between Jonah Hill and Miles Teller, and throw in a little Bradley Cooper and you’ve got yourself a rags-to-richest-to-corruption story that’s definitely worth a watch.

Leonardo DiCaprio stars in THE REVENANT, an immersive and visceral cinematic experience capturing one man’s epic adventure of survival and the extraordinary power of the human spirit. Photo Credit: Courtesy Twentieth Century Fox. Copyright © 2015 Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation. All rights reserved. THE REVENANT Motion Picture Copyright © 2015 Regency Entertainment (USA), Inc. and Monarchy Enterprises S.a.r.l. All rights reserved. Not for sale or duplication. 0

Will ‘The Revenant’ bring DiCaprio Oscar gold?

As far as I’m concerned, Leonardo DiCaprio should already have several Oscars on his shelf. ‘The Revenant’ could very well be the film that finally scores him some Oscar gold, but that doesn’t necessarily mean it’s his best film. Brutal and beautiful, this film has racked up lots of nominations from professional and critics groups already—and it deserves the accolades, but will this be the one that finally secures a DiCaprio win on Oscar night?

Will Smith stars in Columbia Pictures' "Concussion." 0

Cliches cause pacing fumble for ‘Concussion’

‘Concussion’ has the potential to address a controversial issue, but rather than blowing the lid off the scandal surrounding NFL head injuries, this Will Smith starrer gets sidetracked by schmaltzy cliches.

JOEL EDGERTON as FBI Agent John Connolly and JOHNNY DEPP as Whitey Bulger in the drama "BLACK MASS a presentation of Warner Bros. Pictures in association with Cross Creek Pictures and RatPac-Dune Entertainment, released by Warner Bros. Pictures. 0

Depp dazzles as Whitey Bulger in ‘Black Mass’

While ‘Black Mass’ might be more grounded in fiction than the reality of Whitey Bulger, Johnny Depp and Joel Edgerton turn out great performances that make this a very enjoyable gangster movie.