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Williamsburg Cinemas

Williamsburg
Venue name: Williamsburg Cinemas
Address: 217 Grand Street
Brooklyn
11211
Venue phone: 718-210-2955
  • Time Out says
    • 4 out of 5 stars
    You already know J.K. Simmons’s ferocious jazz teacher in the electrifying Whiplash if you’ve seen Full Metal Jacket, Battle Royale or Grizzly Man (he’d be the grizzly). Clad fully in black, biceps bulging, Simmons’s Fletcher exudes downtown attit...
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  • Time Out says
    • 4 out of 5 stars
    Anyone with fond memories of the books or a dusty Paddington bear sitting on a shelf in their childhood bedroom can rest easy—this first-ever movie take on Peru’s furriest export is a cuddly, thoughtful triumph. But not too cuddly: The beauty of t...
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  • Time Out says
    • 4 out of 5 stars
    At its best (which is often), director James Marsh’s affecting biopic of the cosmos-rattling astrophysicist Stephen Hawking plays deftly against schmaltz. Hawking, a great wit, has always seen the dark humor in his bodily predicament, the ALS-like...
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  • Time Out says
    • 3 out of 5 stars
    When the dismal Taken 2 became France’s biggest-ever global hit, a third instalment was inevitable. The only question was: Would writer-producer Luc Besson and director Olivier Megaton be happy just to coast along, offering audiences another brain...
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  • Time Out says
    • 5 out of 5 stars
    Do we dare watch Ava DuVernay’s civil-rights drama as a mere piece of historical re-creation (expert though it is), and not as a newscast of what’s happening right now? There’s nothing “finished” about the issue of American racism and fittingly, S...
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  • Time Out says
    • 4 out of 5 stars
    Ever since Boogie Nights, the untamable Paul Thomas Anderson has thrilled us with the mania of self-made men—porn stars, game-show hosts, oil prospectors and cultists. Now, for a change, the director grabs you by the nose: Inherent Vice, Anderson'...
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  • Time Out says
    • 4 out of 5 stars
    Just as only Nixon could go to China, only Clint Eastwood could make a movie about an Iraq War veteran and infuse it with doubts, mission anxiety and ruination. American Sniper is a superbly subtle critique made by an especially young 84-year-old....
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  • Time Out says
    • 2 out of 5 stars
    Dismissing Song One as a weak Williamsburg cover of Once really ought to feel more reductive than it does. Both are short, guileless and narratively threadbare indies about two wounded people brought together by the healing power of music. But whe...
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