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‘Greatest Showman’ not enough

4/10 The Greatest Showman has some lofty ambitions, but it’s just kind of shitty. The film is a heavily fictionalized account of the life of P.T. Barnum (Hugh Jackman) and the founding of the circus in the 1840s and ’50s. … Continue reading

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Director, star spoil intriguing spy movie

Robert Zemeckis and Brad Pitt each owe Steven Knight a stiff drink. He wrote a sharp, intriguing film and they ruined it. Allied follows a pair of spies, Max Vatan (Pitt) and Marianne Beausejour (Marion Cotillard). Tasked with assassinating the German … Continue reading

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