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47 Meters Down Too Shallow

Movie review: 47 Meters Down Mandy Moore and Claire Holt play potential shark chum in another girl-versus-shark showdown that makes us care more about sharks than selfie-obsessed humans
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The Bad Batch Takes its Pound of Flesh

Movie Review: The Bad Batch Ana Lily Amirpour's darkly comic dystopian nightmare uses cannibalism as effective social satire as we watch Suki Waterhouse do her best to remain whole in a world where redemption costs an arm and a leg
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Maudie not maudlin as it shows us the sad in happy art

Movie Review: Maudie Sally Hawkins gives a remarkable performance as the elfin, crippled Nova Scotia artist Maud Lewis, who lived in a tiny shack and sold her paintings at the side of the road
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The Lovers brushes its teeth with stuff of life

Movie Review: The Lovers In this bleak and tender view of relationships, a married couple carrying on affairs with other people find a renewed interest in one another
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About Last Knight: New Transformers movie is loud, long, and leaks oil

Movie Review: Transformers - The Last Knight Michael Bay's fifth Transformers monstrosity features the ever-charming Mark Wahlberg kicking mechanical can down the curb once more in a messy collision of story, character and Saturday morning merchandizing
3.5Score

Olli Maki answers the bell

Movie Review: The Happiest Day in the Life of Olli Maki Part boxing movie and part love story, this Finnish film tells the story of a true Scandinavian hero, a prizefighter who fought for a title he didn't really seem to want    
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All Eyez on Me Dilates Rap’s Pupils

Movie review: All Eyez on Me Benny Boom resurrects the life, legacy and mystery of Tupac Shakur in this detailed biopic that finds the outline of a great artist but lacks the drama that defined his life
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The Book of Henry a clunky ode to Rube Goldberg

Movie Review: The Book of Henry Naomi Watts leads a stellar cast of young actors in a story with plenty of unlikely turns, a few moments of awe and an awkward thunk that leads somewhere surprising
3.5Score

Beatriz at Dinner Slices American Pie

Movie Review: Beatriz at Dinner Salma Hayek delivers a rock solid performance as a Mexican massage therapist marooned in a Malibu mansion with a morally bankrupt businessman in Miguel Arteta and Mike White's painful dissection of modern society
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Mummy Mia!

Movie Review: The Mummy Tom Cruise tosses himself across the screen as a treasure-hunting soldier who stumbles into a cursed sarcophagus carrying an ancient queen with a score to settle