The Grand Budapest Hotel - Wes Anderson's delightful all-star murder mystery story within a story

3 1/2 STARS

The Fault in Our Stars - Teen cancer patients fall in love and learn about loss

Chef - Jon Favreau as a chef who finds his mojo in a food truck

Belle - Fascinating story of mixed race beauty in pre-revolutionary England

X-Men Days of Future Past - Back to the future to save the world


22 Jump Street - Channing Tatum and Jonah Hill as undercover cops.{ } Hilarious sequel

Maleficent - Angelina Jolie makes an awesome wicked witch

Million Dollar Arm - Sports agent recruits pitchers in India.{ } "Jerry Maguire" meets "Slumdog Millionaire" - with Jon Hamm.{ } A little long but winning.

Locke - Tom Hardy drives to London as we gradually learn his story and watch his life unravel

The Amazing Spider-man 2 - Andrew Garfield as the superhero in love with Emma Stone

2 1/2 STARS

Edge of Tomorrow - Tom Cruise surprisingly good in this sci-fi time travel adventure

The Grand Seduction - French Canadian remake of "Doc Hollywood"

Blended - Better than expected Adam Sandler comedy with Drew Barrymore

Godzilla - Great monsters but talky acting.{ } The Japanese monster fights prehistoric creatures out to harm the human race

Neighbors - Seth Rogen and Rose Byrne feud with fraternity boys next door

Fading Gigolo - John Turturro as a reluctant gigolo with Woody Allen as his pimp


Obvious Child (R) - Jenny Slate stars in a comedy about abortion.{ } Her "R" rated stand up and the subject matter may be a little much

A Million Ways to Die in the West - Seth MacFaralane's cowboy falls flat too much of the time

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