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Kingsman: The Golden Circle

BBBB (out of 5) Fun sequel to the surprisingly good original is equally engaging and ridiculous, continuing the adventures of the chav young man (Taron Egerton) who spies for the British operation masquerading… Continue reading

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Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets

B (out of 5) Luc Besson tries to recapture the spirit and look of his problematic but still superior Fifth Element with this adaptation of a comic book series, the most expensive film made in… Continue reading

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Mother! (2017)

BBB.5 (out of 5) A happily married couple live in a remote country home, the husband (Javier Bardem) a poet with writers block whose much younger wife (Jennifer Lawrence) is content to spend… Continue reading

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Logan Lucky

BBB.5 (out of 5) Steven Soderbergh returns to feature film directing after a four year hiatus with a fun retread of Oceans Eleven among a less sophisticated set (or Oceans 7-11, as one character in the… Continue reading

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Dunkirk

BBBBB (out of 5) British and French soldiers, approximately 400,000 in number, have been pushed back in battle to the French town of Dunkirk, their only possibility for evacuation the wide open sea… Continue reading

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Wind River

BBBB (out of 5) Jeremy Renner plays a hunter for the Fish and Wildlife Department whose job has him living in the snowy peaks of Wyoming, shooting the odd wolf that threatens local livestock.… Continue reading

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Girls Trip

BBB.5 (out of 5) Four women who were best friends and roommates in college don’t spend much time together anymore, so when super successful author and television host Regina Hall is invited to… Continue reading

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Atomic Blonde

BBB.5 (out of 5) A British superspy (Charlize Theron) is sent to divided Berlin on the eve of the wall coming down, charged with recovering that age-old (and quite frankly worn out) MacGuffin… Continue reading

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War for the Planet of the Apes

BBBB (out of 5) We are moving ever closer to getting Charlton Heston naked in the desert, with a planet whose dwindling human population has broken out into all-out war with the genetically… Continue reading

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Good Time

BBBB (out of 5) A bank robbery in Flushing is pulled off successfully by two small time hoods, but an unforeseen security measure makes itself known mid-getaway.  The two criminals, who are also… Continue reading

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The Dark Tower

BB (out of 5) A New York pre-teen is being plagued by terrible dreams that make their way into his drawings, raising concern from his parents who feel that the therapy they’re sending… Continue reading

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The Beguiled (2017)

BB.5 (out of 5) A little girl collecting mushrooms just beyond the grounds of her plantation in Civil War-ravaged Virginia discovers a severely injured Irish mercenary turned Yankee soldier (Colin Farrell) lying in… Continue reading

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Captain Underpants: The First Epic Movie

BBBB (out of 5) Dav Pilkey’s popular children’s books are brought to the big screen with their winsome humour and charming sass fully intact.  Harold and George, voiced with joyful appeal by Thomas… Continue reading

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Wonder Woman

BBBB (out of 5) On the enchanted island of Themyscira, a race of godlike Amazons train for battle in their female-only paradise, led by an awe-inspiring Connie Nielsen, placed there by Zeus as… Continue reading

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