Rafer Guzman

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Trying to figure out who will walk away with an Oscar? Let us help


The Oscars are Sunday, which means it’s time to brush up on all the movies you missed in 2014 — or get a quick reminder about what you really liked, or loathed, in theaters.

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Group asserts right-wing films do better than liberal movies

Cast member Julianne Moore poses at a special screening of the film "Still Alice" during AFI Fest 2014 in Hollywood on November 12, 2014.

Julianne Moore leads the stars of this week’s new movies

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Golden Globes preview: from Red Carpet to acceptance speech

New Movie Releases of The Week: The Butler, Paranoia, Jobs, Kickass 2

New Movie Releases of the Week: Planes, Elysium, Lovelace and More

The Takeaway’s Movie Date team, Kristen Meinzer and Rafer Guzman, review this week’s major releases. Opening this week: A new animated flick called “Planes,” by DisneyToon Studios. The children’s novel-turned-movie-franchise “Percy Jackson: Sea of Monsters,” will also be hitting, as well as the new comedy staring Jennifer Aniston and Jason Sudeikis, “We’re the Millers.” Also coming to the […]

Superman reboot, Hollywood movie on Hollywood make big screen debuts this weekend

Arts, Culture & Media

Superman is getting a moodier, darker reboot in “Man of Steel” — the new Hollywood adaptation of the super hero classic out in theaters this weekend. It’ll match up against “This is the End,” a story about Hollywood actors facing the end of the world

Magic, friendship and thrills among movie new releases this weekend

Arts, Culture & Media

From comedic magicians to criminal girls, movie theaters this weekend will have a diverse offering. Among the four new releases are Ginger and Rosa, The Incredible Burt Wonderstone, the Call and Spring Breakers.

Warm Bodies, Bullet to the Head out in theaters this weekend

Arts, Culture & Media

Fans of action or zombie movies will have new releases to choose from at this weekend’s movie theater box office. But before you make the trip, the Movie Date podcast cohosts give their thoughts on two of the three new releases.

Brothers Grimm fairy tale Hansel and Gretel gets superhero upgrade

Arts, Culture & Media

The release of an action-packed version of the fairy tale Hansel and Gretel is one of a string of Hollywood’s retellings of internationally loved stories. A folklore scholar explains why the Brothers’ collection is still popular today.