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Movies: Best Movie Bets For January 2014

The Best Offer: From Giuseppe Tornatore, the director of “Malena”, comes an art caper starring Geoffrey Rush (“The Book Thief”), Jim Sturgess (“Cloud Atlas”), Donald Sutherland (“The Hunger Games: Catching Game”) and newcomer Sylvia Hoeks. Rush plays the eccentric director of…

Best & Worst of 2013: Movies

Best Indie: “The Spectacular Now”: James Ponsoldt’s tender teen romance is not only a love story, it’s a meditation on adolescence, devoid of formulaic platitudes. Even the supposed foundation of the story, the bad boy/good girl relationship, sidesteps cliché. This film…