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Strong performances, lazy production leave ‘Infinity War’ uneven

7/10 It’s upper-echelon for the MCU, but for half a billion dollars, does it have to be so ugly? In Avengers: Infinity War, Earth’s mightiest heroes are once again called to action to protect it from an unstoppable alien threat. … Continue reading

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The Möbius Strip: ‘Madea’ wins myopic weekend

Despite scoring just 7 percent on Rotten Tomatoes, Boo 2! A Madea Halloween led the weekend box office with $21.2 million. Geostorm was no. 2 with a dismal $13.7 million. No other film, including the three other new releases, topped … Continue reading

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Coen brothers find Christ, communism in new period piece

Every great filmmaker eventually makes a movie about moviemaking, and that movie is always kind of weird. The Coen brothers are kind of weird anyway, so it follows that Hail, Caesar! would be a doubly weird movie. It’s not a doubly weird movie. … Continue reading

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Sicario best of already stellar 2015

We’ve talked a few times this year about a film being the best of its genre in decades, but in terms of general movies, Sicario trumps them all. The film follows Kate Macer (Emily Blunt), an FBI special weapons and tactics agent who … Continue reading

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Everest a waste of time, money

I never thought I’d find myself rooting for a blizzard. Everest tells the story of the 1996 Mount Everest disaster, in which eight people died on the mountain after being caught in such a storm. Not snowed on and blown about … Continue reading

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