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The Visit Shyamalan’s masterpiece

After the turn of the century, everyone kind of gave up on M. Night Shyamalan. Though he entered the ’00s on a wave of critical acclaim with Unbreakable and The Sixth Sense, he steadily lost steam with dud after dud until the hotly anticipated Last … 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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The Gallows generic, visually dynamic

The Gallows is generic found-footage horror, but in the end it’s quite a likable addition to the endlessly self-replicating subgenre. The film opens with the original 1993 Beatrice High School production of “The Gallows,” which ends tragically when Charlie Grimille (Jesse Cross), … Continue reading

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Insidious 3 focuses on correct lead, still tame, predictable

So if they’re titling the movies like chapters in a book, shouldn’t this one be called Insidious: Prologue? The deceptively titled Insidious: Chapter 3 takes place a few years before the first movie and chronicles Elise Rainer (Lin Shayne) coming out of retirement … Continue reading

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