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Published: Fri, 12 May 2017 21:23:53 GMT

 



At 61, Debra Winger has her best role in years
Debra Winger, 61, has one of the sexiest roles of her career in "The Lovers," and a thriving career, now that she's left Hollywood.



Guy Ritchie takes stab at 'King Arthur,' manages to myth by a mile
In 'King Arthur: Legend of the Sword,' Guy Ritchie tries strenuously to update the Camelot story, but manages to strip the characters of their mythic power and leaves us instead with video game visuals and wisecracks.



Amy Schumer and Goldie Hawn present their Mother's Day gift in 'Snatched,' but you might want to stick with FTD
Party girl Amy Schumer drags her unadventurous mother (Goldie Hawn) on a trip to Ecuador, where kidnapping leads to high jinks, if not a great deal of first-rate comedy.



'Chuck' is the funny, poignant story of boxer Chuck Wepner, the Real Rocky
Chuck Wepner, the Real Rocky, gets his own movie in "Chuck," the lively biography of a hard-nosed fighter who survived a bout with Muhammad Ali, served as the inspiration for "Rocky," and survived epic battles in his personal life.



Heavyweight fighter Chuck Wepner talks about his new movie, Sylvester Stallone, and Muhammad Ali
Heavyweight boxer Chuck Wepner, from Bayonne, N.J., talks about his new movie, "Chuck," about being known as The Real Rocky, his history with Sylvester Stallone and with Muhammad Ali, and his inspiring life story.



Taut action, far-fetched story collide in the Iraq sniper vs. sniper movie 'The Wall'
An American soldier (Aaron Taylor-Johnson) is pinned down by an Iraqi sniper in the Doug Liman's taut but far-fetched action movie 'The Wall.'



Watch: The trailer for 'Chuck,' aka The Real Rocky
The new movie Chuck stars Liev Schreiber as Chuck Wepner, the Jersey-based journeyman heavyweight fighter who once went 15 rounds with Muhammad Ali and became the inspiration for Sylvester Stallone's Rocky.



Oscar-winning director Laura Poitras talks about 'Risk,' Julian Assange, WikiLeaks, and being seen as a threat to the U.S.
Documentary filmmaker Laura Poitras talks about her WikiLeaks documentary, "Risk," her rift with Julian Assange, and the way power dynamics, sex, and gender changed her movie midstream.



'Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2' feels twice as long, half as much fun as the first one
The gang's all here in 'Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. Two,' but the irreverent energy of the original is in short supply.



Urban planning legend Jane Jacobs is the subject of a new documentary
Jane Jacobs' radical and influential urban planning ideas about how cities function is covered in the documentary 'Citizen Jane: Battle for the City,' including her important stint writing about efforts to revitalize Society Hill in Philadelphia.