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Wednesday, March 25, 2020
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On occasion, there’s a movie that so perfectly intersects with an actor’s personal life that it propels both narratives.

Wednesday, March 11, 2020
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I think President Donald Trump might have found an issue that both sides of the aisle can agree on.

Wednesday, March 04, 2020
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In the latter part of its existence, Pixar has two running themes: The massive weight of the responsibilities that come with life and the absence left in someone’s heart after death.

Wednesday, January 08, 2020
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Recent war films have proven they don’t need a whole lot of depth to connect with viewers.

Wednesday, January 01, 2020
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2019 at the movies signaled several big finales: The end of the current iteration of the “Avengers” franchise and the bookend to the recent “Star Wars” trilogy.

Monday, December 23, 2019

From the start, writer-director Greta Gerwig’s adaptation of Louisa May Alcott’s “Little Women” sets the tone that it doesn’t want to be a retread of the same material.

Wednesday, December 18, 2019

I don’t like saying a movie is something made strictly for its fans. If a studio is going to spend hundreds of millions of dollars on a movie, it should be for everyone.

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The sole unforgettable scene in “Bombshell” can exist on its own without putting audiences through two hours of bland infotainment.

Wednesday, December 11, 2019
Thursday, December 05, 2019

Whistleblowers are in the news these days, and just like that, here comes a whistleblower film: Todd Haynes’ “Dark Waters,” the based-on-fact story of Cincinnati attorney Rob Bilott (Mark Ruffalo), who took on a case that revealed how the vast corporation DuPont exposed a community to seriou…

Thursday, November 28, 2019

The descriptor “visionary” is thrown around a lot these days for film directors, and it’s often a bit of a reach. But for filmmaker Melina Matsoukas, the veteran music video director behind many of Rihanna and Lady Gaga’s most memorable clips as well as Beyoncé’s “Formation” and “Lemonade,” …

Wednesday, November 27, 2019
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In the past two decades, Hollywood has seen a lot of revivals — musicals, westerns, slashers, disaster films. But the murder-mystery genre remains scarce.

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Wednesday, November 06, 2019
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Viewers don’t ask much from their holiday movies. Put a group of beautiful, moderately engaging stars together to do cheerful activities and eventually fall in love and we’re set.

Thursday, October 24, 2019

This is a stark, moody, surreal and prolonged descent into seaside madness that will surely not be for everyone. But those who do choose to go on this black-and-white journey with Robert Pattinson and Willem Dafoe will ultimately find it a rewarding one, even if the blaring fog horn rings in…