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Review: ‘Kong: Skull Island’ (it’s good to be the king)

Everyone wants to be the king… until it’s time to do king stuff. As the US exits the Vietnam War in 1973, monster hunter Bill Randa (John Goodman) and geologist Houston Brooks (Corey Hawkins) manage to secure government funding for … Continue reading

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Review: ‘I, Tonya’ (no kidding)

Every interview — true or not — presented to the court of public opinion. From humble beginnings, or what some refer to as the wrong side of the tracks, Tonya Harding (Margot Robbie) had a dream to become a competitive … Continue reading

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Review: ‘Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri’ (beware the signs)

When perceived inaction continues, drastic measures may follow. Months after a local murder has gone unsolved, Mildred (Frances McDormand) notices on the lonely road up to her home three old unused billboards — which also happens to be the scene … Continue reading

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Review: ‘The Shape of Water’ (and other things, too)

Loneliness, love, violence, and water. Set in the early 1960s against a Cold War backdrop, a secret lab in Baltimore, Maryland becomes the staging ground for research of a strange new life form caught in the Amazon: a fish man … Continue reading

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Review: ‘Deadpool 2’ (rhymes with “wholly split-dolls”)

It’s more of the same and makes even less sense, but does it really matter? After going international and making bank taking down bad guys worse than himself, Deadpool (Ryan Reynolds) endures a personal tragedy and finds himself lacking direction. … Continue reading

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Review: ‘The Post’ (Washington, not NY)

Nobody doesn’t like Tom Hanks. An American military analyst discovers a decades-old cover-up by US presidents over the futility of the Vietnam War and takes a chance making illegal copies of military records: the Pentagon Papers. New-in-charge Washington Post owner … Continue reading

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Review: ‘Ouija House’ (these movies are popular now, right?)

It’s one thing when characters make bad decisions; it’s another when the plot gives them no choice. As a young woman, Katherine (Tara Reid) used a Ouija board at an off-limits family property where a tragedy once occurred, barely escaping … Continue reading

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Review: ‘Coco’ (death is only the beginning)

What you do in life matters — even the misunderstandings. Born into a family where music is unwelcome, Miguel (voice of Anthony Gonzalez) dreams of becoming a musician like his idol, the late and much-loved Ernesto de la Cruz (Benjamin … Continue reading

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Review: ‘Ferdinand’ (pacifist bull)

You will believe a big-hearted bull who refuses to fight won’t be dinner later. Having escaped his father’s bullfighting legacy to a peaceful flower farm outside of a Spanish town, Ferdinand (voice of John Cena) is a prize bull who’d … Continue reading

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