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John Wick

  • Rated as: 3/5

An especially cute floppy-eared beagle is killed within the first 20 minutes of this action throwback and, for all the body blows still to come, nothing hurts us as much. Maybe that's as it should be: No one in this movie is as innocent as that pooch, certainly not its

  1. Fri Oct 31

Nightcrawler

  • Rated as: 5/5

It's no news to anyone who watches TV—especially local crime coverage—that the beat has devolved into a cesspool of gore, jittery witnesses and "hot content." What was once prophetic in movies like Network and Broadcast News is now commonplace. Writer-director Dan

  1. Fri Oct 31

Interstellar

  • Rated as: 5/5

Christopher Nolan’s overwhelming, immersive and time-bending space epic Interstellar makes Alfonso Cuarón’s Gravity feel like a palate cleanser for the big meal to come. Where Gravity was brief, contained and left the further bounds of the universe to our

  1. Tue Nov 4

Gone Girl

  • Rated as: 5/5

Transformed into the kind of wickedly confident Hollywood thriller you pray to see once in a decade, Gillian Flynn's absorbing missing-wife novel emerges—via a faithful script by the author herself—as the stealthiest comedy since American Psycho. It's a

  1. Fri Oct 31

Citizenfour

  • Rated as: 4/5

In June 2013, after several months of coded messages back and forth, U.S. security worker Edward Snowden summoned three people to a hotel room in Hong Kong to reveal who he was and what he wanted. Two of the three were journalists: freelancer Glenn Greenwald and The

  1. Fri Oct 31
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Considering the one-two punch of unnecessary drama and ill-fitting pants suits, it's no wonder DC is known as the Hollywood for Ugly People. But perhaps the most accurate parallel with La La Land lies in the actual movie theaters in Washington, DC. A smorgasbord of big blockbuster multiplexes, mid-sized indie screens, and tiny art houses, the film scene in this town is anything but tinsel, and we've culled through the masses to find the best movie theaters in Washington, DC...

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Washington, DC movies: Beyond politics

While it's a rare DC movie that avoids political landmarks altogether, some branch out beyond the White House into less familiar locations. Read on as we explore the overlooked corners of the District in ten movies.

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