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The Möbius strip: ‘Alien’ barely edges ‘Guardians,’ Cannes clashes over Netflix

New offering Alien: Covenant slightly underperformed and week-three holdover Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 had another strong showing, to the end that Covenant earned the weekend’s top spot by just a $1.5 million margin. Teenage romance adaptation Everything, Everything was the only other movie to … Continue reading

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Melissa McCarthy is quickly becoming the next Adam Sandler

Find a religious text, put your hand on it and read this out loud: “Melissa McCarthy isn’t funny. She never was funny. Unless her films undergo dramatic changes, she never will be funny. “I will never pay money to see … Continue reading

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Have you ever seen the void in a man’s eyes?

When’s the last time Adam Sandler smiled in a movie? Not the last time he made you, the viewer, smile — that must be decades ago by now — when’s the last time he smiled? He looked lethargic and bored … Continue reading

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Beasts of no theater

It’s Halloween weekend. There’s nothing new releasing, as studios are afraid of competition during their highest-leverage time slots — and no, Bradley Cooper and Sandra Bullock Oscarbating don’t count. With no reason to go to a theater, you sit at … Continue reading

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Jurassic World rampages through flop-filled summer

  We’ve written before about how much better Jurassic World did than anything else, and as the summer went on that article became more and more accurate. As of this writing, only two movies — Inside Out with $348.2 million and Minions with $328.6 million … Continue reading

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