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Fall at the movies

Warm up on cool days and cooler nights with box office releases due out September, October, November and December. From Labor Day weekend movies to the release of “Star Wars: The Last Jedi” as the year draws to a close, stay up to date with the latest news and reviews at Stars and Stripes.


SPOTLIGHT


Dubious Achievements: the best, worst and weirdest in movies in 2017

Another movie year has come to an end — so it’s time for an annual tradition begun long ago by my friend and predecessor John Hartl. With a little help from my able freelance colleague Soren Andersen (who saw way more superhero movies this year than I did), here are the Dubious Achievements in Movies for 2017:


'Mudbound' tops Mark Olsen's 10 best films of 2017

It's as if the movies answered our call. In a year that has seemed long and confusing, movies became an unexpected centering point, a beacon. As the era of Peak TV has toppled over on itself, cinema at least partly took back the reins of cultural conversation. Amid an ongoing onslaught of news and information, the idea of genuinely focusing on something else for a few hours often seemed the better thing to do.


Kenneth Turan reflects on 'The Post'

How a film critic watches movies about experiences he lived through

Film critics do not, by any reasonable standard, lead glamorous lives. Most of our time alternates between sitting in dark rooms watching movies and sitting in lighter rooms writing about them. Not the stuff of great drama, not even close.



MOVIE TIMES


Movies on base through Feb. 28

Times and dates for theaters in Belgium, England, Germany, Greece, Italy, Turkey and the Netherlands.