The Lion King Review #2: Both the Good & Bad of Disney Remakes
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The Lion King Review #2: Both the Good & Bad of Disney Remakes

The Lion King live-action remake is just about what you would expect from a live-action Lion King remake, for better or for worse. The movie delivers almost beat…

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Crawl Review: A Gator Chomping Good Time
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Crawl Review: A Gator Chomping Good Time

Crawl is a gator-chomping, appendage-shredding thrill ride at the movies. French horror director Alexandre Aja raises his primal fear game. Crawl cuts the fat and gets down to…

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The Lion King Review: Hakuna Matata Gets an Eye-Popping Update
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The Lion King Review: Hakuna Matata Gets an Eye-Popping Update

I distinctly remember watching The Lion King in 1994. A high school kid who hated musicals, I was cajoled into going by my drama club friends. Needless to…

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The Most Dangerous Year Review: Gripping Doc Explores Transgender Bathroom Ban
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The Most Dangerous Year Review: Gripping Doc Explores Transgender Bathroom Ban

If you were paying attention to the news in 2016, you may certainly recall the anti-transgender “bathroom bills” introduced in the United States. The concept behind them was…

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The Farwell Review: Break Out the Oscars and the Tissues
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The Farwell Review: Break Out the Oscars and the Tissues

There are a couple of key battles going on in Hollywood right now. For one, there is the ongoing struggle for movies to be more inclusive, diverse and…

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Stuber Review #2: Dave Bautista & Kumail Nanjiani Deliver Big Laughs
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Stuber Review #2: Dave Bautista & Kumail Nanjiani Deliver Big Laughs

A relatively humorless summer box office gets a welcome infusion of R-rated, gloriously profane, action and comedy. Stuber will have audiences rolling in the aisles with laughter. A…

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Spider-Man: Far from Home 4DX Review: A Swinging Good Time
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Spider-Man: Far from Home 4DX Review: A Swinging Good Time

Spider-Man: Far from Home is the third movie I’ve seen in 4DX this summer, and I think I’m addicted. This latest Marvel adventure is almost too much fun…

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Yesterday Review: A Groovy Good Time at the Movies
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Yesterday Review: A Groovy Good Time at the Movies

Last year, I saw the second trailer for Welcome to Marwen, and by the end of its wonderful 2-minute runtime, Marwen was my most anticipated film of the…

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Yesterday Review: A Groovy Good Time at the Movies
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Yesterday Review: A Groovy Good Time at the Movies

Last year, I saw the second trailer for Welcome to Marwen, and by the end of its wonderful 2-minute runtime, Marwen was my most anticipated film of the…

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The Last Black Man in San Francisco Review: A Haunting & Poetic Early Contender for Best Film
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The Last Black Man in San Francisco Review: A Haunting & Poetic Early Contender for Best Film

The Last Black Man in San Francisco is a hauntingly poetic film about loss, friendship, and the starkness of inevitability. It is a story of the American dream’s…

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