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The Möbius strip- ‘Lion King’ breaks July records, ‘Endgame’ takes all-time crown

Disney’s The Lion King stampeded into theaters this weekend with a $191.8 million debut, even higher than industry expectations. The picture immediately leaps to no. 6 on the 2019 domestic chart and sets opening weekend records for July and for … Continue reading

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Stooges sling sillies in solid ‘Stuber’

8/10 Stuber is so heavily composed of tropes that it would be barley intelligible outside the context of its genre, and that’s not necessarily a bad thing. In this case, the movie needles its strict buddy comedy confines while also … Continue reading

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‘Far From Home’ puts Spider-Man front and center of MCU

7/10 Is Spider-Man: Far From Home good as an individual, stand-alone movie? Eh, who cares. After going toe-to-toe with Captain America, being shot into outer space and turned into dust by a weirdly hot wannabe-nihilist with a scrotum on his … Continue reading

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‘Brightburn’ soft on satire, complex take on family disfunction

6/10 Brightburn is a minimalist, almost frustratingly simple film. That’s what might be disappointing about it, and it’s also what might be great about it. In Brightburn County, Kansas, Tori and Kyle Breyer (Elizabeth Banks and David Denman) struggle to conceive a … Continue reading

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‘Hellboy’ is drunk, but tries valiantly to not go home

2/10 Hellboy isnt’ just terrible. It’s stylishly terrible. In Tijuana, Hellboi (David Harbour), a half-demon known as the world’s greatest paranormal investigator, is forced to kill Esteban Ruiz (Mario de la Rosa), a colleague and drinking buddy who had been … Continue reading

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