Guy Ritchie’s bigger, louder sequel once again trades wit and intricate plotting for cheap gags and overblown action sequences.


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Brad Bird delivers an impressive and highly satisfying thrill ride with this fourth installment in the Mission: Impossible series.

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It’s the holiday season, and with it (hopefully) comes vacation days during which you can go sledding, skiing or just stay at home and drink too much eggnog while watching Netflix. If you opt for the latter (and we certainly are), here are twenty movies that’ll fill you with the holiday spirit when the weather outside is frightful.

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Thanksgiving is, in theory if not in practice, a time when families come together and celebrate the ties that bind. For some, however, those ties serve to keep one “captive, bound and double-chained,” to quote ol’ Jacob Marley (is it too early for Christmas?). Here are a few cinematic Thanksgiving celebrations that are more combative than “traditional.”

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John Cho and Kal Penn deck the halls with another surreal and ultimately sentimental odyssey in what might be the best of the Harold & Kumar movies.

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Steven Spielberg and Peter Jackson bring you The Adventures of Tin Tin this holiday season. Here’s a first look at the stills.

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