Owen Gleiberman

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''Chris Evans once again makes our hero a compellingly pensive, furrowed-browed demigod.''
''Woodley, through the delicate power of her acting, does something compelling: She shows you what a prickly, fearful, yet daring personality looks like when it's nestled deep within the kind of modest, bookish girl who shouldn't even like gym class.''
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''Back in his day, Mr. Peabody was a dog whose over-civility had bite. Now he's a genius you want to cuddle with. B''
''The Grand Budapest Hotel is a marvelous contraption, a wheels-within-wheels thriller that's pure oxygenated movie play.''
''Costner, grizzled and downbeat, escapes with his gruff charisma intact. He plays each scene as if he meant it, very straight and cool, and with enough vulnerability to show us that he's not hiding behind the macho thrill-kill postures.''
''Most of the film is a chintzy but watchable B-movie knockoff of Gladiator, with Kit Harington mustering very little in the way of facial expressivity in the role of Milo, a slave-gladiator whose Celtic family was slaughtered by Corvus, a nasty Roman officer-turned-senator played with smarmy superiority by Keifer Sutherland.''
''If the movie works at all, it's as a swoony love story threatened by a basic, cornball Oedipal drama. But for a film that's coming out on Valentine's Day, that more than passes as respectable.''
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