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Get Down with ‘Get on Up’

The red carpet rolled out in Mississippi for Tate Taylor's new film "Get On Up," starring Chadwick Boseman as the iconic Mister James Brown.

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Doin’ the Hustle

Sydney Prosser (Amy Adams) and Irving Rosenfeld (Christian Bale) make a cunningly irresistible pair in “American Hustle.”

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'Madea': A Farcical, Seasonal Romp

Tyler Perry reprises his cross-dressing role of Madea for a silly seasonal romp in “Tyler Perry’s A Madea Christmas.”

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'Dallas Buyer's Club''s Emotional Rodeo

Jared Leto (left) and Matthew McConaughey deliver Oscar-worthy performances as people living with AIDS in the ’80s in “Dallas Buyers Club.”

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'The Book Thief': Powerful Stories

"The Book Thief" anchors itself in the reality of war, where true courage can mean ordinary people who keep promises to old friends.

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‘Catching Fire’: Class Warfare

In “The Hunger Games: Catching Fire,” Katniss Everdeen (Jennifer Lawrence) once again finds herself fighting to save her sister Prim (Willow Shields).

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Gods, Tricksters and Strong Women

As the title character, Chris Hemsworth wields a mighty hammer in “Thor: The Dark World.”

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Loyalty and Love in ‘Last Vegas’

Industry giants Morgan Freeman, Michael Douglas, Robert DeNiro and Kevin Kline unite in “Last Vegas.”

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Cocktail of Debauchery

Brad Pitt and Michael Fassbender are among the beautiful faces in the disappointing “The Counselor.”

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A Visceral ‘Captain Phillips’

Tom Hanks stars in the new Paul Greengrass movie, “Captain Phillips,” about a vessel overtaken by Somalian pirates.

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