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Men, Women & Children

[Paramount Pictures]
Kaitlyn Dever, Ansel Elgort and Jennifer Garner
Directed by Jason Reitman

A history lesson from a history teacher in Jason Reitman’s “Men, Women & Children:” the Sept. 11 attacks and Pearl Harbor are the only times that America has been attacked on home soil. This must come as very good news to James Madison, who didn’t need to flee the White House before the British burned it two-hundred years ago, because apparently that didn’t happen. With movies about ... more >

The Invention of Lying

What Ricky Gervais needs in the afterlife
Ricky Gervais, Jennifer Garner and Rob Lowe
Directed by Ricky Gervais and Matthew Robinson

In one of the funnier scenes of The Invention of Lying, British comic Ricky Gervais –stuck in a world where he is the only person who knows how to lie – improvises a religion, the world’s first from what we can tell. The Man in the Sky, he tells a crowd, will give everyone a giant mansion after they die and an eternal afterlife of happiness (Yes, he is writing his ticket to Hell here) What ... more >