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Inconsequential sequels sweep through cinemas

In an era of long-awaited sequels, remakes and “soft reboots” that roll into theaters decades after their corresponding media, Disney’s and Sony’s Maleficent: Mistress of Evil and Zombieland: Double Tap were the least long-awaited, releasing five and 10 years after … Continue reading

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Against all odds, ‘Solo’ is pretty good

8/10 It’s finally here — Solo: A Star Wars Story, the movie-like Star Wars product that no one waited for. That’s not to say it wasn’t anticipated, but no one at Disney wasted even a moment holding their breath for … Continue reading

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‘Three Billboards’ a stellar awards frontrunner

10/10 Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri is an acerbic, heartfelt masterpiece from a playwright who seems like he can’t stop producing them. Eight months before the film’s start, Angela Hayes (Kathryn Newton) is immolated and raped. Tired of hearing nothing … Continue reading

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Late-summer catch-up: ‘The Glass Castle’

3/10 I have a pretty violent reaction when I see children in predicaments, so The Glass Castle was a bit of a difficult watch. The movie follows the real-life upbringing of Jeanette Walls (Chandler Head, Ella Anderson and Brie Larson), … Continue reading

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‘Planet of the Apes’ prequel series gets better with age, part three excellent

8/10 It’s slightly different in context, but I’m not sure how smart it is in 2017 to open a movie on a U.S. soldier with “monkey killer” written on the back of his helmet. War for the Planet of the … Continue reading

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