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Ant-Man and The Wasp Give a Nice Buzz

Movie Review: Ant-Man and the Wasp The laws governing the very big and the very small are different, and this ant-hero story of a nice thief and outlaw physicists taking on big foes brings fragmented intimacy to the ever-expanding Marvel Comic Universe.
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Boundaries Refuses to Keep Its Distance

Movie Review: Boundaries Shana Feste smashes a piñata full of dysfunctional family cliche and finds enough sweet stuff to keep Vera Farmiga and Christopher Plummer busy on the road to forgiveness.
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Uncle Drew Dribbles Pepsi’s Ball

Movie Review: Uncle Drew A viral digital campaign featuring Kyrie Irving as an old baller gets blown up for the big screen, but its message of athletic purity feels hypocritical in light of endless logos.
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Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom Splices, Dices, Stalls

Movie Review: Jurassic World -- Fallen Kingdom The DNA of the franchise may remain the same, but the species of blockbuster spawned by Steven Spielberg continues to evolve as dinosaurs move from villain to man’s best friend in Jurassic World, a tarry-eyed pitstop before the next extinction.
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Won’t You Be My Neighbor? An Offer Too Good to Refuse

Movie Review: Won’t You Be My Neighbor? Morgan Neville’s non-fiction take on Mr. Rogers unzips the primary coloured cardigans to expose the misunderstood tiger deep inside.
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Incredibles 2 Too Much Toon, Too Little Tone

Movie review: Incredibles 2 The long-awaited sequel to The Incredibles picks up the Parr family where we left them, but the world and our innocent sense of wonder has changed. Maybe that’s why Brad Bird’s Incredibles 2 feels a little out-of-sync, despite its cinematic skill.  
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Beast Gnaws But Doesn’t Bite

Movie Review: Beast The darkest parts of Michael Pearce’s murder mystery were inspired by truth, but Beast has a fairy tale feel that  lets the bleak and the blissful bleed together.  
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Faith and Philosophy Feed the Flame of First Reformed

Movie review: First Reformed Paul Schrader revisits the desperation of Taxi Driver with Ethan Hawke in the role of a priest losing his religion while trying to save a young woman from a sick world.
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Check In at Hotel Artemis and Visit Hell

Movie Review: Hotel Artemis A decaying deco hotel set in a dystopian downtown Los Angeles creates a swirling backdrop for a random story of redemption anchored only by Jodie Foster’s persistent talent and Dave Bautista's hulking presence.
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Adrift Pulls You Into the Deeps and Doesn’t Let Go

Movie Review: Adrift Shailene Woodley and Sam Clafin hold on for a wild ride into the existential abyss in this unfathomable survival tale based on the true story of Tami Oldham.