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Spielberg’s ‘Post’ doesn’t live up to itself

7/10 The Post is much more challenging and nuanced than expected, but it ultimately falls short of its ambitions. In 1971, the New York Times drops a bombshell — according to a leaked study that would become known as the … Continue reading

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INDEPENDENCE DAY EXTRAVAGANZA: Everything you need to know about the movies that couldn’t beat a three-week old cartoon about a talking fish

  It’s actually nowhere near as bad as we first thought. 2016 has been bad enough to finally cause Hollywood to re-examine the sequel-based business model, but this is the single weekend everyone will be pointing to. The biggest weekend … Continue reading

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Midnight Special is just great

In Midnight Special, the cult surrounding supernatural child Alton Meyer (Jaeden Lieberher) frequently takes communion by looking into his glowing eyes. When asked, members can’t describe what they see, only that it feels peaceful and they want to see it again. That’s … Continue reading

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Bridge of Spies another Spielberg snoozefest

Look, Steven Spielberg’s filmography is beyond reproach. The guy essentially invented blockbusters with Jaws and Close Encounters of the Third Kind two years later, and that hasn’t worked out so well, but it’s to his credit for developing the business method. But it’s time … Continue reading

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