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Laura Linney

  • Film

    October 17, 2013

    The Fifth Estate Never Puts Julian Assange into Focus

    Director Bill Condon never gives Benedict Cumberbatch room to act.

  • Film

    December 20, 2012

    On His Majesty’s Secret Service

    In Hyde Park on Hudson, it’s patriotic to pleasure a president.

  • Blogs

    February 20, 2012

    For President's Day: The Best Movie Portrayals of 15 Presidents

    Portraying presidents on screen is always tricky. Crass imitation makes the thing look like a comedy skit, but completely ignoring the mannerisms and voice that people know doesn't work either. There have been some laughingly inept acting jobs when it comes to the 44 people who have been the countr ... More >>

  • Calendar

    December 22, 2011
  • Blogs

    November 29, 2010

    Compulsory Calorie Counting

    loop_ohOh, shut up.​Thanksgiving in New York: After gorging myself at my aunt's Long Island Thanksgiving feast, my family and I went into the city to troll around the Public Library, admire the window displays at Macy's, eat a juicy buffalo burger at Ted's Montana Grill, and go see "Time Stand ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 2, 2010

    The Week in TV: Ellen Degeneres Realizes American Idol Sucks

    Rob Lowe will soon join the cast of Parks and Recreation.​The dog days are upon us, the networks are planning for fall, and there's always money in the banana stand. This was the week in TV Land: • The Television Critics Association summer press tour has been going on for the past few days ... More >>

  • Film

    December 27, 2007

    The Savages

    Testing the limits of familial bonds, one nursing-home application at a time

  • News

    December 27, 2007

    The Year In Film

    Judd Apatow's pretty good year and much more

  • Film

    November 1, 2007

    Here, Baby, Here

    Playing down-on-her-luck, Amy Ryan's star rises.

  • Film

    August 23, 2007

    The Nanny Diaries

    Life as a young, hot, white, educated nanny in the city sure is a drag

  • Film

    June 14, 2007

    Get Inside. It's Summertime!

    Your guide to the season's hottest films (and the other ones, too)

  • Film

    February 15, 2007

    Spy Vs. Spy

    Billy Ray takes on another liar: FBI traitor Robert Hanssen

  • Film

    February 1, 2007

    The Music Men

    Halfway through Sundance, and still whistling a happy tune.

  • Film

    January 25, 2007

    The Music Men

    Halfway through Sundance, and still whistling a happy tune.

  • Film

    October 12, 2006

    Voter Fraud

    Barry Levinson wags the dog again, but his bark is worse than his bite

  • Film

    December 22, 2005

    Rogues' Gallery

    Racists, louts and terrorists earned their place among the best of 2005

  • Film

    November 3, 2005

    A Family Adrift

    The Squid and the Whale finds moments of joy amid the bitterness of divorce

  • Film

    September 8, 2005

    Go to Hell

    Emily Rose is possessed by silly nonsense

  • Film

    December 23, 2004

    Fahrenheit 2004

    Remembering the movies that heated up cinemas this year

  • Film

    November 25, 2004

    No Dicking Around

    Bill Condon's movie about Kinsey is warm -- and plenty hot, too

  • Film

    October 28, 2004

    Icky, Icky, Icky

    Nicole Kidman falls in love with a ten-year-old boy -- sorry, her dead husband

  • Film

    January 1, 2004

    The Sorrow and the Pity

    In a year of big-screen sadness, our critics comfort those who triumphed

  • Film

    November 6, 2003

    Big Wet Kiss

    Richard Curtis is in Love with love, so what's new?

  • Film

    October 23, 2003

    Rage Against the Past

    Eastwood takes a guilt trip down the mighty Mystic River

  • Film

    February 20, 2003

    Gale Farce

    Kevin isn't the only thing Spacey in this overlong death penalty drama

  • Film

    January 24, 2002

    Moth-Eaten

    In this tricked-up ghost story, the truth is way out there

  • Film

    December 21, 2000

    Family Ties (That Bind)

    At once unsentimental and amusing, You Can Count on Me delves into the darkness of dissimilar siblings

  • Film

    June 4, 1998

    Tube Message

    Everyman's Jim Carrey examines TV's omnipotence in The Truman Show

  • Film

    February 13, 1997

    Power Outage

    Eastwood crawls over the hill and into the sunset

  • Film

    June 15, 1995

    Monkey Business

    Congo is a fine old film, in afine old-fashioned way

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