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AD ASTRA (dir. James Gray): Astro Dad!!!

Brad Pitt in space

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Ms. PURPLE (dir. Justin Chon): Film review

Dan Scully reviews the new movie by Justin Chon

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Beautiful, and utterly pointless.

THE LION KING (dir. Jon Favreau): Beautiful and utterly pointless

A film review of the CGI live action remake

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5B (dir. Paul Haggis and Dan Krauss): Film review

Here in America, we pride ourselves on being open-minded, caring, and unwilling to back down in the face of adversity. We are the arbiters of ethical conduct and the punishers…

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DARK PHOENIX (dir. Simon Kinberg): Film review

Production flaws aside, Dark Phoenix is just boring.

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BOOKSMART (dir. Olivia Wilde): Film review

The obvious point of comparison for Booksmart would be Superbad,

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MY SON (dir. Christian Carion): Film review

MY SON steadfastly refuses to give in to the catharsis of revenge

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Pokémon: Detective Pikachu (dir. Rob Letterman): Film review

It exists. I watched it. It was fine.

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Official Secrets (dir. Gavin Hood): Film review

Prior to the 2003 invasion of Iraq, a low-level British Intelligence translator, Katherine Gun, found herself privy to information which indicated high-level corruption. A joint US/UK spying operation was put…

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The Tomorrow Man (dir. Noble Jones): Film review

What appears on its surface to be your typical “older people in love” romantic comedy turns out to be much more. Certainly, this is a romantic comedy about senior citizens,…

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Mike Wallace Is Here (dir. Avi Belkin): Film review

Mike Wallace is Here is entertaining and educational, miraculously giving us a thorough portrait free of excessive editorial spin.

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AVENGERS: ENDGAME (dir. Anthony Russo & Joe Russo): Film review

Avengers: Endgame had to stick the landing. It did.

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Luce (dir. Julius Onah): Film review

Based on a play by J.C. Lee (Warplay, Pookie Goes Grenading), this talky drama positively smolders from beginning to end

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Funke (dir. Gabriel Taraboulsy, Alexander Emanuele)

I’d still like to know more about pasta

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The Farewell (dir. Lulu Wang): Film review

Based on a story first made popular on an episode of This American Life

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The Art of Self-Defense (dir. Riley Stearns): Film review

This is Fight Club by way of Napoleon Dynamite

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Wild Rose (dir. Tom Harper): Film review

Perhaps the biggest compliment I can give the film is also the one that scares me most: I want to listen to more country.

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SHAZAM! (dir. David Sandberg): Film review

Unlike a lot of onscreen heroes, Zachary Levi is having fun. So are we.

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THE HUMMINGBIRD PROJECT (dir. Kim Nguyen): Film review

At once a financial thriller, a workplace comedy, and a character study of obsessives, this strange curiosity fails to commit to any one tone.