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This well-produced, good-feeling documentary has very little in the way of revelations or insights. It's basically a long commercial for Mister Rogers Neighborhood, which makes it watchable but not exceptionally compelling. more

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This long-awaited sequel sees the superpowered family return to action to thwart the evil Screenslaver. It's a perfectly fine and fun follow-up that has little to say beyond sympathizing with stressed and tired moms and dads everywhere. more

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This is a meticulous, intricate examination of emotional trauma, a hyperbolic look at inherited mental illness and one of the most beautifully horrific films of all time. The last half hour will mess you up or make you laugh, so either way you win. more

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A perfect cast pulls off the perfect heist, albeit without being allowed to have quite as much fun onscreen as was permitted in other installments. If you don't enjoy watching these diamonds get boosted, you've lost the shine on your soul. more

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Martin Freeman does his best in a zombie movie about a father trying to find someone to watch his daughter forever. There are lots of themes about Australian Aboriginal peoples and environmentalism, but don't get your hopes too high. more

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A look at the numbers reveals that there are fewer women composers than in any other artistic field in cinema. Here's a look at the problem and some points of hope. more

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This swashbuckling space adventure has a killer cast and is a ton of fun...whenever it isn't bogged down by explaining tiny details not even the most die-hard fan would care about. A good time that could have been great fun. more

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A seemingly unfinished adaptation of Ray Bradbury's classic that is a strong contender for the worst movie of the year. Maybe read a book instead? more

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Deadpool (Ryan Reynolds) must protect a young mutant, Russell (Julian Dennison), from a time-traveling soldier, Cable (Josh Brolin), who aims to kill the boy before he becomes a supervillain. There are a lot of jokes. more

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This silly serial-killer tale is the kind of watchable B-movie trash we don't get much of these days. Featuring David Tennant with a perm and unintentional hilarity, it's the best kind of bad movie. more

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After being repeatedly told that reviewers should "leave politics out of" criticism, it seems like a good time to explain why that can't really happen. more

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Alien celebrations, medieval monks, sci-fi savagery, crimes outside of time and space not associated with the Trump administration, and hope for a DC movie all in this month's column! more

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Mason's take on the new record holder for "biggest opening weekend in history" is even slightly harsher than Ryan's, as he catalogs all the things the movie undoes. more

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It all leads up to this: All the Marvel heroes fight an angry space raisin with a bedazzled MacGuffin. It's about 99% action and 1% emoting, with consequences so big, you may actually laugh at them. more

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Bruce Crawford's latest film event and a slew of awesome Film Streams offerings are all in this installment! more

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The Broken Lizard guys are back with diminishing returns! This time, they have to oversee a Canadian town that's being given back to America. So it's a ton of uninspired Canadian jokes and one memorable moment with Rob Lowe and a wiener. more

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Matt and Ryan talk about The Rock's Rampage, why it's good to see movies at home, why it's also good to see movies in theaters, and other nonsense. more

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This would-be B-movie takes too long to get to the part where a giant gorilla fights a giant wolf and a giant crocodile. Also, somebody buy The Rock one properly fitting shirt. more

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Monsters that hunt by sound brought about the apocalypse, as one family tries to survive by being very very quiet. It has all the tension of realizing in a traffic jam that you gambled wrong in not using the bathroom before you left. For 90 minutes. more

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Wholly inadvertently, our use of postapocalyptic fiction has dulled (and continues to dull) our reactions to the very real planet murder we’re currently in the middle of carrying out. more

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