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Surprisingly Good to Startlingly Bad—This Week’s Movies Have It All

George Wolf George Wolf Surprisingly Good to Startlingly Bad—This Week’s Movies Have It All

What do we have for you this week? Sequels, reboots, reworkings of classics, fan fiction, and one really stellar and genuinely original film open this weekend. Not all of them are bad, but only one is really good. Missing Link by George Wolf Like its titular character, Missing Link is a bit of a mixed […]

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There’s a Movie for Everybody This Week

Hope Madden Hope Madden There’s a Movie for Everybody This Week

Whether you’re up for the best DC flick in years — and one you can share with your kids, even! — or a scare, or a history lesson (or two, or three), you will find something to watch in the plethora of new movies available in theaters this week. Here’s a quick run down. Shazam! […]

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Dumbo to Beach Bum and Everything In Between in Theaters

George Wolf George Wolf Dumbo to Beach Bum and Everything In Between in Theaters

Weird mix of stuff in theaters this weekend. Disney’s big reboot or a riveting true story of terrorism and heroism? Matthew McConaughey getting high with Snoop Dogg and Jimmy Buffett or an Icelandic vigilante with a string quartet in tow? Let’s dig in. Dumbo by Hope Madden and George Wolf There was something so terrifyingly […]

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Spoiler-free “Us” Review Plus Movies for Scaredy Cats

George Wolf George Wolf Spoiler-free “Us” Review Plus Movies for Scaredy Cats

This is the weekend for filmmakers, as theaters are full of great films made with passion by talented writer/directors whose work you should see. All of it. Including these gems. Us by Hope Madden and George Wolf Jordan Peele loves horror movies. How cool is that? It’s evident from the strangely terrifying opening moments of […]

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Can Any New Movie Unseat Captain Marvel?

George Wolf George Wolf Can Any New Movie Unseat Captain Marvel?

Damn, a lot of movies come out this week. Is any one of them strong enough to take over the coveted #1 slot at the box office? Oh, hell no. Not a single chance of it. The national releases are poor to middling in quality, although there are some really worthwhile indie gems for you […]

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Death and a Funeral in Theaters

George Wolf George Wolf Death and a Funeral in Theaters

‘Twas the week before Captain Marvel…That’s right. Movie season kicks off next week, so we can be glad for that. And if you are already a Madea fan, or if you are in the mood for a weirdly unhinged Isabella Huppert (who isn’t?), there are some ways to bide your time before next weekend. A […]

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Dragons, Divas, Cold and Chaos in Theaters

Hope Madden Hope Madden Dragons, Divas, Cold and Chaos in Theaters

It’s Oscar weekend, and the fun thing is that there is a brand new contender for next year’s Academy Awards on the big screen this weekend. In fact, for a quiet week at the multiplex, there’s a nice crop of flicks to see. How to Train your Dragon: The Hidden World by George Wolf I […]

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