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First Man

Movie Review: First Man is almost worth the wonder

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Friday, October 12, 2018 7:00 AM

Despite its clean and catchy title, First Man is empty of any true firsts. Most of it follows the same order and types of scenes that distinguish dramas aspiring to win bucket-loads of Oscars.

A Star is Born

Movie Review: Truly, A Star is Born

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Friday, October 5, 2018 7:00 AM

There’s something truly special watching a movie and witnessing the debut of a true star. Even more miraculous is watching two debuts of equal power. With Warner Bros. newest remake of A Star is Born, ...

Night School

Movie Review: Night School squeaks by with a pass

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Friday, September 28, 2018 8:00 AM

It’s hard to say nice things about a movie that’s “not so bad.” But Universal’s new comedy Night School is equally forgettable and surprisingly fun. The film feels like a student who only studied hard ...

Movie Review: The House with a Clock tick-tocks just fine

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Saturday, September 22, 2018 7:00 AM

The House with a Clock in its Walls is even stranger than its title suggests. Its confusing name is fitting for a confusing movie trying to be and feel like several kinds of entertainment. But ...

Predator

Movie Review: Possibly The Predator’s oddest hunt

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Saturday, September 15, 2018 7:30 AM

This fall’s trend of average-to-awful blockbusters only gets continued with The Predator. White-knuckle sci-fi fans were hoping for an action-packed escape. Instead, it’s a disjointed and boring mess with a few cool, shiny moments.

Movie Review: Total Nonsense from The Nun

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Saturday, September 8, 2018 8:00 AM

With each new September comes a new fall movie season. That bundle is usually loaded with an onslaught of horror and thriller flicks for the upcoming Halloween holiday. If The Nun is an indication of ...

International film series kicks off fall with “Finding Your Feet”

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Tuesday, September 4, 2018 9:00 AM

What are you doing Monday nights? Why not come out and experience a little bit of the Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) without leaving town.

Movie Review: Christopher Robin is a carefree reunion

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Saturday, August 4, 2018 7:30 AM

Disney’s new Christopher Robin is a singularly sweet episode of late summer entertainment. Fans of Winnie the Pooh and his friends will be most at home seeing this new story in the Hundred-Acre Wood. It’s ...

Movie Review: Ant-Man and the Wasp is a Winner

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Saturday, July 7, 2018 8:00 AM

Ant-Man remains the ever-expanding Marvel universe’s most unconventional character. But his smaller scale and generous warmth is exactly the refreshing change of pace superhero movies need.

Movie Review: Fallen Kingdom reigns in a new Jurassic World

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Sunday, June 24, 2018 7:00 AM

Dinosaurs and mad scientists rule in this summer’s biggest showstopper. Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom is full of huge components, ranging from giant reptiles and sets to giant loopholes. And however disjointed, the movie is oddly ...

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