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Thumbnail tcm film festival 2017 2017 TCM Film Festival: Comedy, laughter and Easter joy

Classic movie devotees descended in droves from every U.S. state to Hollywood in early April to watch old films many have enjoyed since childhood....

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Thumbnail movies   20th century women 20th Century Women

The moral compass in “20th Century Women,” writer-director Mike Mills’ rambling drama — loosely based on his adolescence in 1970s Santa Barbara,...

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Thumbnail movie   cure for wellness A Cure for Wellness

The Swiss spa that serves as the primary setting for the creepy, but otherwise pointless horror exercise, “A Cure for Wellness” (Fox) operates, it...

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Thumbnail movie  a dog s purpose A Dog’s Purpose

While cats are said to be blessed with nine lives, the clever canine at the center of “A Dog’s Purpose” (Universal) — voiced by Josh Gad — guides...

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Thumbnail alien covenant movie ‘Alien: Covenant’: Interesting elements suffocated by lack of charisma

It’s a very bad omen for a sci-fi blockbuster when the first time you become aware of the majority of the characters’ names occurs during the...

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Thumbnail all eyez on me movie ‘All Eyez on Me’ gives Tupac a one-dimensional treatment

The end credits of “All Eyez on Me,” the new biopic recounting the life and tragic murder of `90’s hip-hop icon Tupac Shakur, features a...

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Thumbnail films   american made movie ‘American Made’ offers both emotional depth and entertainment

Tom Cruise burst onto the movie world’s consciousness with a daring mix of sly charm and wicked humor in 1983, when he starred in “Risky Business.”...

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Thumbnail oscar predictions preview 2016 And the Oscar goes to …

After what many considered to be a lackluster 2015, movies came back in a big way in 2016. You’ve undoubtedly heard the hype surrounding...

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Thumbnail tomhanks dantesinferno Anti-Catholic lite

Tom Hanks has mastered that very difficult hat trick of being a box office star, an award winning actor and, from all outward appearances, a very...

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Thumbnail lnc sister smile Aubrey Manning plays nun in humorous ‘Late Nite Catechism 3’ at Sierra Madre Playhouse

The image of habit-clad nuns dispensing both wisdom and discipline by rapping rulers on students’ knuckles is an iconic one that spurs mostly...

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Thumbnail ingrid goes west movie Aubrey Plaza dazzles in darkly funny ‘Ingrid Goes West’

Throughout her film and television career, comic actress Aubrey Plaza has proven her distinct knack for portraying nerdy introverts. But as the...

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Thumbnail movie united kingdom A United Kingdom

The historical drama “A United Kingdom” (Fox Searchlight) tells the story of Seretse Khama (David Oyelowo), an African royal who faced down...

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Thumbnail baby driver movie ‘Baby Driver’ delivers a decent film that’s occasionally great

Over the last decade, British director Edgar Wright has earned a reputation for infusing his films with two distinct attributes: inventive camera...

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Thumbnail films   battle of the sexes movie ‘Battle of the Sexes’ delivers as biopic and as mirror to society

Perhaps the most telling sign of a great sports movie based on historical events is when you enter the theater knowing the outcome, and yet, as you...

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Thumbnail movie beauty and beast Beastly

They call it the “Happiest Place on Earth” and they wouldn’t lie would they? The entertainment industrial complex monolith Disneyland I mean....

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Thumbnail beatriz at dinner movie ‘Beatriz at Dinner’ serves up subtle yet cutting social commentary on today’s divided America

On the heels of the mega-hit “Wonder Woman,” moviegoers were treated to yet another admirable heroine with an unwavering moral compass, this time...

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Thumbnail movie beauty and beast Beauty and the Beast

“Beauty and the Beast” arrives in theaters amid a swirl of controversy over the updating of one of its characters into an openly gay man. The...

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Thumbnail before i fall movie zoey deutsch Before I Fall

Sound values underlie the conversion story “Before I Fall” (Open Road). But the path toward its positive conclusion takes twists and turns that...

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