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Heaven Is for Real
Heaven Is for Real CNS photo by Sony
April 17, 2014

"Out of the mouth of babes and sucklings hast thou ordained strength." Those familiar words, addressed to God in Psalm 8 of the King James Bible, might serve as the tagline for the fact-based drama "Heaven Is for Real" (TriStar).

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Draft Day
Draft Day
April 11, 2014

It may be baseball season, but it's the National Football League that's front and center in "Draft Day" (Summit).

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Oculus
Oculus
April 10, 2014

Sure, mirrors can be scary things -- especially if you've just put on a few pounds.

But the mayhem wreaked by the malevolent haunted looking-glass at the center of director and co-writer Mike Flanagan's chiller "Oculus" (Relativity) puts such ordinary shivers in the shade.

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Rio 2
Rio 2
April 9, 2014

Despite its urban title, "Rio 2" (Fox), director Carlos Saldanha's vibrant animated follow-up to his 2011 original, is mostly set in the wilds of the Amazon rainforest. But that turns out to be a good thing since it opens the way for striking images of nature at its most alluring and attendant warnings against ongoing human aggression toward such pristine habitats.

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MLB 14: The Show
MLB 14: The Show
April 9, 2014

Is it possible for a sports video game to be too realistic? That curious question is raised by the latest entry in the baseball-themed series "MLB: The Show."

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Bad Words
Bad Words
April 4, 2014

Vulgar vocabulary is the least of the defects besetting "Bad Words" (Focus), a surly comedy starring Jason Bateman that also marks his directorial debut.

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Captain America: The Winter Soldier
Captain America: The Winter Soldier
April 3, 2014

The big guy with the red, white and blue shield returns to save the planet in "Captain America: The Winter Soldier" (Disney), a rousing follow-up to two films, 2011's "Captain America: The First Avenger" and 2012's "The Avengers."

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