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The elephant in the room

In “Water for Elephants,” Pattinson and Witherspoon are beautiful, but they — and the movie — lack a spark.

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‘Scream’ returns, and (surprise!) people are dying

When “Scream 3’’ arrived in 2000, Bill Clinton was still in the White House, most cellphones could make only calls, reality television was a novelty, and Lady Gaga was just some girl named Stefani from the Upper West Side.

Prince of New York arrives at the Met

The late director Sidney Lumet had a feel for the place and its people.

Fast forward

Why a movie about car thieves is the most progressive force in American cinema.

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Meaning of Life

In Malick’s latest, the vision is lovely but not easy to understand.

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Another ‘Mission,’ another workout

Cruise ramps up the intensity in “Ghost Protocol.”

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Everyday romance done right

The romance between two gay strangers in “Weekend” is both a movie about sex and love and a movie about sex and love in other movies. Either way: wow.

For better or worse, he tamed technology

Steve Jobs knew that computers were bulky and hernia-inducing and Darth Vader black. He understood the value of declarative design. He was the Ernest Hemingway of technology.

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Very fast forward

Exhilarating “Drive” delivers brutal violence without breaking a sweat.

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Race, class, and Hollywood gloss

It’s possible both to like this movie and wonder why we need a dramatic comedy about black maids in Jackson, Miss., and the white housewives they work for.

About Wesley Morris


Morris reviews films for the Globe’s Living/Arts section. Learn more about him and read his recent reviews.



Wesley Morris speaks to the newsroom after winning the 2012 Pulitzer Prize.