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Review: ‘Penguin Bloom’Naomi Watts Gets Upstaged By A Magpie In This Inspirational, Heavy-Handed Recovery...

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The story of a paralyzed woman who bounces back with the help of a curious, equally-broken bird named Penguin sounds like either SNL parody...

Review: ‘Boss Level’Joe Carnahan's Cinematic Quarter-Muncher Is Worth Playing Again And Again

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The other day I was playing (really, getting my ass kicked) by a new version of the video game Ghosts 'n Goblins. I mean,...

Review: ‘Cliff Walkers’Zhang Yimou's First Spy Thriller Is A Chilly, High-Wire Act Too Exciting...

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Zhang Yimou will perhaps always be known for his colorful wuxia martial arts films, such as House of Flying Daggers, Hero, and 2018's double-identity film Shadow. It's...

Review: ‘Zola’The Cinematic Equivalent Of A Tweet Storm And One Of The Year's Wildest...

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  “Y’all wanna hear a story about why me & this bitch here fell out????????”. Strap in and get ready for one of the wildest experiences...

Review: ‘Demonic’Neill Blomkamp's Techno-Horror Is Another Plodding, Unfocused Misfire

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I hesitate to start this review by pointing out the great potential promised by Neill Blomkamp's incredible debut film, District 9. We all know...

Review: ‘Falling For Figaro’Danielle Macdonald Charms But This Opera Rom-Com Is Out Of Tune

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As millions have made the life choice to ditch their jobs and pursue their dreams, motivated by the pandemic of course, it was inevitable...

Review: ‘tick, tick…BOOM!’Lin-Manuel Miranda And Andrew Garfield's Nostalgic, Messy Celebration Of Jonathan Larson Is...

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The last year has been particularly tough for the theatre community. As Broadway has been dark due to COVID, it's made especially difficult for...

Sundance Review: ‘Master’Regina Hall Deals With Racism In Academia In Mariama Diallo's Debut Horror

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Being Black in America can be its own kind of horror story. That's why the genre is so perfectly suited to examinations of race,...

Review: ‘Jujutsu Kaisen 0’Big Anime Action For Hardcore Fans And Newcomers Alike

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Jujutsu Kaisen, for those unaware, is the new mega-hit shonen manga/anime series on the block. The manga by Gege Akutami debuted in the legendary...

Review: ‘Top Gun: Maverick’Tom Cruise Soars In Long-Awaited Sequel That's Of A Different Breed

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Like Tom Cruise's fighter pilot Pete "Maverick" Mitchell, Top Gun: Maverick is a sequel of a different breed. When I say they don't make blockbusters like...