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Micro-budget thriller ‘Ma’ razor-sharp

8/10 I came into Ma wondering how they drew in talent like Octavia Spencer, Luke Evans and Juliette Lewis for this $5 million goof. I stayed for a spectacular, nasty horror movie. After losing her job in the city, Erica Thompson (Lewis) … 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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‘Hidden Figures’ is an inspirational treat

Steven James @StevenLeeJames Hidden Figures is a biopic that actually honors the true story it’s based on. The Soviet Union’s Sputnik 1 has launched, and NASA is struggling to keep up. NASA research mathematician Katherine Johnson (Taraji P. Henson) is … Continue reading

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