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  • "The Secret World of Arrietty" movie poster

    The Secret World of Arrietty

    A children’s fantasy book about tiny people gets a Japanese anime treatment. Film critic Leslie James marvels at “The Secret World of Arrietty.”

  • "This Means War" movie poster

    This Means War

    Reese Witherspoon, Chris Pine and Tom Hardy form a love triangle in a new action romantic comedy. Film critic Leslie James gets a kick out of “This Means War.”

  • "Safe House" movie poster

    Safe House

    Denzel Washington and Ryan Reynolds headline a new espionage thriller. Film critic Leslie James calls “Safe House” well-constructed.

  • "Star Wars: Episode 1 - The Phantom Menace" movie poster

    Star Wars: Episode 1 – The Phantom Menace

    “Star Wars: Episode 1 – The Phantom Menace” gets a new release in 3D. Film critic Leslie James finds the plastic tinted glasses encumbrance isn’t worth it.

  • "Journey 2: The Mysterious Island" movie poster

    Journey 2: The Mysterious Island

    Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson, Michael Caine and Vvanessa Hudgens turn up in a family-flick that was shot in 3D. Film critic Leslie James thinks children will get a kick out of “Journey 2: The Mysterious Island.”

  • Brad Peyton, director "Journey 2: The Mysterious Island"

    Brad Peyton, director “Journey 2: The Mysterious Island”

    Dwayne Johnson, Michael Caine, Josh Hutcherson, Vanessa Hudgens and Luis Guzmán star in the 3D family adventure “Journey 2: The Mysterious Island.” It’s a followup to 2008′s “Journey To The Center Of The Earth.” Film critic Leslie James speaks to Gander, Nfld.,-born director Brad Peyton.

  • "Chronicle" movie poster


    Three high schoolers test their newfound telekinetic powers. Film critic Leslie James doesn’t mind “Chronicle.”

  • "Big Miracle" movie poster

    Big Miracle

    Drew Barrymore and John Krasinski star in a family flick inspired by true events. Film critic Leslie James believes in “Big Miracle.”

  • The Woman in Black

    Daniel Radcliffe takes on his first post-Harry Potter role. Film critic Leslie James finds “The Woman in Black” pretty creepy.

  • Monsieur Lazhar

    The winner of Best Canadian Feature at last year’s Toronto International Film Festival, and Canada’s hope for the foreign language film Oscar is now playing. Film critic Leslie James gives “Monsieur Lazhar” a high mark.