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Julianne Moore

  • Seventh Son (2015)

    Bridges seeks the Seventh Son Review by Robert Denerstein: Wizards, witches and dragons. So what else is new?

  • Still Alice (2014)

    Moore is Still Alice Review by Robert Denerstein: Jullianne Moore is devastating without italicizing anything

  • The Hunger Games: Mockingjay — Part 1 (2014)

    Lawrence completes the first half of Mockingjay Review by Robert Denerstein: A franchise inches toward its conclusion

  • Carrie (2013)

    Moretz Carries on Review by Robert Denerstein: Updated remake misses the mark

  • Crazy, Stupid, Love. (2011)

    Gosling weans Carell from Crazy Stupid Love Review by Marty Mapes: Hit or miss screenplay should have been just "hit"

    Review by Robert Denerstein: Steve Carell joined by a talented cast in Crazy, Stupid, Love

  • The Hours (2002)

    Three great actresses pass The Hours Review by Risë Keller: Their stories remind us to live according to our own truths

  • Far from Heaven (2002)

    Julianne Moore's life is Far from Heaven Review by Marty Mapes: A film that ought to be seen up close, because there is a lot going on in the details

  • The Shipping News (2001)

    Kevin Spacey tells Julianne Moore the Shipping News Review by Marty Mapes: Lasse Hallstrom's tone poem on the lonely houses, rocky points, and foggy seas of Newfoundland

  • Hannibal (2001)

    Julianne Moore takes aim at Hannibal Review by Matt Anderson: Hopkins can't salvage the soufflé

  • Non-Stop

    Review by Matt Anderson: Non-Stop offers some suspense, but a suspension of disbelief is required.

    Review by Robert Denerstein: Trades action for sense

  • Don Jon

    Review by Matt Anderson: Might've worked better as a short film.