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The best new movies on Netflix in March 2015

The streaming service announces a trove of lucky Irish titles for St. Patrick's Day and much more

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Ten things we learned at the 2015 Oscars

Birdman flew to win Best Picture and the speeches got political

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The 100 best sex scenes of all time

Cinema's most innovative, groundbreaking sex scenes, from controversial classics to daring silent films

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10 things we learned watching Fifty Shades of Grey

Will overheated fans of the explicit literary sensation be satisfied with the big-screen translation?

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Jamie Dornan interview

The actor talks about landing the role of Fifty Shades of Grey's sexy hunk

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New movies we love

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Timbuktu

Abderrahmane Sissako is today's leading director from Africa. His latest is a small-town terrorism thriller

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  • 4 out of 5 stars
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The SpongeBob Movie: Sponge Out of Water

This belated sequel is, in some ways, even better than the first film

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  • 4 out of 5 stars
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Still Alice

The rare film possessed with the courage required to shine a light into the abyss of Alzheimer's

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  • 5 out of 5 stars
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Two Days, One Night

Simple on the surface but alive with compassion and wisdom

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  • 5 out of 5 stars
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American Sniper

Only Clint Eastwood could make a movie about an Iraq War veteran and infuse it with doubts, mission anxiety and ruination

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  • 4 out of 5 stars
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A Most Violent Year

An ambitious cast brings Chandor’s strained labor issues to life with utter believability

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  • 4 out of 5 stars
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McFarland, USA

The story unfolds with more patience and grace than the genre demands

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  • 3 out of 5 stars
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Song of the Sea

Song of the Sea isn’t just pretty, it’s genuinely transporting

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  • 3 out of 5 stars
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Fifty Shades of Grey

A watered-down adaptation that’s embarrassed to be wet

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  • 3 out of 5 stars
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Kingsman: The Secret Service

Never less than slick, precision-tooled multiplex entertainment

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  • 3 out of 5 stars
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Jupiter Ascending

A breathtaking, mind-scrambling, what-the-hell-am-I-watching intergalactic fantasy

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  • 3 out of 5 stars
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Wild

The so-real-it-hurts Laura Dern is the soul of the film

Time Out says
  • 3 out of 5 stars
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Movie-going in Chicago

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The best movie theaters in Chicago

The top spots for classic films, indie gems and the latest blockbusters

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Film events: Chicago's best movies and fests

Check out the best movie screenings, fests, Q&As and other film events happening in Chicago

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Best sex scenes in film

Outside of porn flicks, these are the lustiest lovemaking scenes on film

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23 things we learned about Chicago from the movies

The landscape and lifestyle of Chicago is a little suspect in the eyes of Hollywood

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Worst movie sex scenes

We count down the 20 most excruciating movie sex scenes

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The 43 best fictional Chicagoans

We consult our favorite Chicago-set fiction to find the greatest fake people to ever hail from our city

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The 100 best animated movies

World-famous animators pick the best animated movies ever

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The 50 most romantic movies of all time

Prepare to swoon at our loveliest of lists

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