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Cate Blanchett in “Carol”. Photo: The Weinstein Company

Review: The Price of Love

Carol: Cate Blanchett is a natural choice to play Carol, a beautifully magnificent performance that is very touching. 

Ben Foster in “The Program”. Photo: Working Title

Quick Take: A Fallen Angel

The Program: Unnecessarily rushed, making it hard for us to relate to any character.

Michael Caine and Harvey Keitel in “Youth”. Photo: Fox Searchlight

Quick Take: The Twilight Years

Youth: Not everything Paolo Sorrentino throws at a wall sticks, but magnificent performances.

Chris McNair in “4 Little Girls”. Photo: HBO

Review: The Blast That Changed History

4 Little Girls: Spike Lee hits the right tone throughout this vivid documentary.

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“The Late Show with Stephen Colbert”. Photo: CBS

How Republicans Are Letting the Terrorists Win

What a sad, racist, fearful, terrorist-pandering institution the party of Lincoln has become. 

Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt in “By the Sea”. Photo: Universal

Quick Take: Sex, Drugs but No Rock ‘n’ Roll

By the Sea: Interminably dull when it isn’t unintentionally funny.

Liam Hemsworth and Jennifer Lawrence in “The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 2”. Photo: Lionsgate

Quick Take: Snow is Falling

The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 2: Impressively staged, but less satisfying in its quieter, emotional moments.

Werner Krauss, Conrad Veidt and Lil Dagover in “The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari”. Photo: Decla-Bioscop AG

Review: Twisted Terror

The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari: Watching this film is a lot like stepping into an Expressionist painting.