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A24 as genre in ‘Lamb’

3/10 As movies continue to centralize and series entries become more uniform, A24 studios, which still feels like an upstart studio after nine years in operation, has been a haven for weirder films. But as the distributor has become more … Continue reading

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A strange ‘Time to Die’ for Bond in the MCU era

8/10 What a long, strange trip it’s been for James Bond in the 21st century. In No Time to Die, we rejoin Cmdr. James Bond (Daniel Craig, who also produces), retired for the third time in Craig’s run with the … Continue reading

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Palme d’Or winner ‘Titane’ gorgeous, wild experience, but once is plenty

8/10 Film is traditionally seen as a director’s art form – for better or worse – and one of the primary tensions of the Disney era has been watching more and more decisions get taken out of the director’s hands. … Continue reading

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‘Sopranos’ prequel is a big nothing

5/10 The Many Saints of Newark opens with Michael Imperioli, who played Christopher Moltisanti in “The Sopranos,” narrating about what will happen in the future and spoiling one of the show’s best plot points for seemingly no reason. Many Saints … Continue reading

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‘Venom 2’ is obviously incomplete and breathtakingly bad

1/10 Venom was fun enough to be enjoyable though its flaws. That kind of good will doesn’t last. San Francisco- Freelance reporter Eddie Brock (Tom Hardy, who also has a story credit) works with the FBI to find the lost … Continue reading

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