The most wonderful time of the year has finally arrived, and Chicago is brimming with the joy of the holiday season. For those wishing to join in on the seasonal spirit, there’s a wide variety …

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In writer and director Dan Gilroy’s new film, “Roman J. Israel, Esq.,” Denzel Washington (“Fences,” “The Equalizer”) portrays a driven defense attorney whose career and passion for social justice are put to the test. Set …

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Director and actor Kenneth Branagh’s (“Henry V,” “Much Ado About Nothing”) latest film, “Murder on the Orient Express,” relies mostly on celebrity star power and tenuous buildup to keep its adaptation of novelist Agatha Christie’s …

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Thanksgiving is just around the corner, and moviegoers can start looking forward to this holiday season’s most anticipated theatrical releases. No matter what your taste is, you can certainly find something you will love this winter.

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Writer and director Margaret Betts’ (“The Carrier,” “Any Given Sunday”) new film, “Novitiate,” strays far from the obedience and purity its name suggests, revealing the human flaws that mark even the most spiritually inclined. Delving …

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“Suburbicon” is a dull attempt by writer and director George Clooney (“The Monuments Men,” “The Ides of March”) and co-writers Joel and Ethan Coen and Grant Heslov to pen a poignant diatribe against white supremacy in 1950s suburban America.  

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“Kingsman: The Golden Circle,” the latest adaptation of the spy comic book series “Kingsman,” offers all of the sleek spy action of its predecessor, adding a few fresh and entertaining elements into the mix. Riding …

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Darren Aronofsky may have marked himself as a man of intensity when he released previous films, such as “Black Swan” and “Requiem for a Dream.” Now, with his latest work, the writer and director has …