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Movie Review: 12 Strong Holds its Horses

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Monday, January 22, 2018 7:00 AM

Most people don’t normally think of horses and Danish documentarians when making Hollywood mega-action movies. And while far from perfect, odd elements of 12 Strong help separate it from the legacy of modern war movies ...

Movie Review: The Post is Perfect for our Times

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Friday, January 12, 2018 10:00 AM

Legendary director Steven Spielberg’s new feature The Post is something of a miracle that it exists as it does. Not only was it made quickly and to be engaging as it is, it’s among the ...

Movie Review: Molly Plays a Slick Game

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Friday, January 5, 2018 7:30 AM

There isn’t a more talented and entertaining screenwriter working in Hollywood today than Aaron Sorkin. Now, with his debut feature Molly’s Game, the filmmaking veteran is also taking on the director’s chair. And for the ...

Holiday Movie Review 2017

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Thursday, December 28, 2017 8:00 AM

The holiday season is in full swing, with plenty of chances for a night out at the movies. These two weeks surrounding Christmas and New Years is the busiest window for new releases in the ...

Movie Review: The Greatest Showman is Far from Great

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Thursday, December 21, 2017 7:30 AM

Fox’s new blockbuster movie musical is the holiday season’s biggest letdown. A great premise and cast are squandered – left with an atrocious script that undermines the integrity of the true P. T. Barnum story. ...

Movie Review: Flowery Ferdinand is Fine

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Saturday, December 16, 2017 9:00 AM

Ferdinand isn’t like most run-of-the-mill family films. Instead of the often-predictable recycling of cheap jokes and slick animation, it opts for charm and thunderous heart. It’s not groundbreaking entertainment by a mile. But it’s entertaining ...

Movie Review: The Force is with The Last Jedi

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Friday, December 15, 2017 8:00 AM

Star Wars: The Last Jedi had a monumental challenge for fans of the cultural juggernaut. The hardworking team at Lucasfilm and Disney needed to create a seamless new story, effectively transforming the galactic universe into ...

Movie Review: The Delightful Disaster Artist

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Friday, December 8, 2017 8:30 AM

There are hundreds of movies about making movies and movie themselves. It’s unsurprising to learn that the talented (and less so) people who make movies often like telling stories about the movies they make. But ...

Movie Review: You Can’t Miss Coco

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Wednesday, November 22, 2017 8:30 AM

Pixar Animation’s Coco is a creative triumph in numerous ways. While it exemplifies all the qualities of brilliant filmmaking, its greatest accomplishment is the rare success of its versatile attraction. The film is equally captivating ...

Justice League

Movie Review: Justice League is a Jumbled Letdown

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Friday, November 17, 2017 9:00 AM

Superheroes are everywhere in cinemas these days, with new an endless parade of new movies in the genre coming every several weeks. Sadly, while Justice League had potential to be the landmark event film its ...

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