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Review: 'Sex Tape' an X-rated tale with a PG plot

Review: ‘Sex Tape’ an X-rated tale with a PG plot

Judd Apatow’s landmark film rightfully ushered in a new era in comedy, but it has also inspired a now sizable cottage industry of thin movies (“The Hangover,” ”The Five-Year Engagement,” ”Bad Teacher,” ”Horrible Bosses,” ”The Other Woman”) with concepts boasting good titles but shallow stories.

Review: 'Purge' sequel provides requisite thrills

Review: ‘Purge’ sequel provides requisite thrills

Set ten years in the future, the film written and directed by James DeMonaco (repeating his chores from the original) again takes place during the annual Purge, a government-sanctioned 12-hour period in which ordinary citizens are allowed to commit heinous crimes with no fear of punishment.

Review: Allen casts a limp spell in 'Magic'

Review: Allen casts a limp spell in ‘Magic’

“Like drinking lemonade” is how Allen has described his escapist aims for his movies.

Review: No monkey business in 'Planet of the Apes'

Review: No monkey business in ‘Planet of the Apes’

Caesar was a fine character then, but in “Dawn,” he shifts to center stage.

Here's WHAT'S HAPPENING this weekend in the Aurora area: 5 cool things to do

Here’s WHAT’S HAPPENING this weekend in the Aurora area: 5 cool things to do

Your guide to the some best bets in music, theater, markets and events in the Aurora metro area through Sunday night

Review: Thicke may win wife back with 'Paula'

Review: Thicke may win wife back with ‘Paula’

It’s easy to fall in line with the crowd that believes Robin Thicke’s attempt to win back his wife by calling his new album “Paula” is desperate and ridiculous.

Review: 'Transformers' _ way, WAY more of the same

Review: ‘Transformers’ _ way, WAY more of the same

Which is, dear moviegoer, what may happen to you during Michael Bay’s “Transformers: Age of Extinction,” the fourth Transformers film and, at 165 minutes, precariously close to the three-hour mark that Bay undoubtedly will reach — by our sophisticated calculations, and at the current growth rate, with his sixth installment.

Review: 'They Came Together' a parody party

Review: ‘They Came Together’ a parody party

”They Came Together” thus feels like a parody party, thrown by those who know rom-coms from the inside out.

DeGeneres, Harvey are Daytime Emmy Awards winners 

DeGeneres, Harvey are Daytime Emmy Awards winners 

“The Ellen DeGeneres Show” received its eighth trophy as outstanding entertainment talk show at the awards ceremony Sunday in Beverly Hills.

Review: Polanski and 'Venus in Fur' are a match

Review: Polanski and ‘Venus in Fur’ are a match

The play was a Broadway hit, led by a star-making, Tony-winning performance by Nina Arianda.