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The Möbius Strip- ‘Upside’ a surprise winner, BAFTA nominations

The Upside doubled its box office expectations last weekend, earning $20.4 million for a surprise No. 1 finish. Aquaman sunk to no. 2 for the first time with a strong $17.4 million in its fourth weekend and, somewhat astonishingly, becoming … Continue reading

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‘Aquaman’ gets big picture wrong, gets details wrong too

2/10 Last year, The Shape of Water, Guillermo del Toro’s fairy tale love story about banging a frog person, won best picture, and I warned at the time to be ready for an influx of movies about sexy frog people. … Continue reading

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‘Uprising’ doesn’t live up to original, its own potential

4/10 Pacific Rim: Uprising is a three hour epic adventure that’s been stuffed into a 111 minute box. Ten years after his father sacrificed himself in the Battle of the Breach, Jake Pentecost (John Boyega, who also produces) has grown … Continue reading

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‘Shape of Water’ enjoyable, can’t help but feel underwhelming

8/10 The no. 1 movie of the year at the box office is Beauty and the Beast. Its top Oscar contender is Mutey and the Frog Person. Guillermo del Toro’s The Shape of Water follows Elisa Esposito (Sally Hawkins), who … Continue reading

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The Möbius strip: Back to the top of the charts

After 15 years, Back to the Future won the box office again last night, if only for that one night- The Hollywood Reporter The earliest reviews are in for next month’s Spectre, and people are saying it’s much like Skyfall, for better or worse- Slash … Continue reading

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