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Bleed for This, Fantastic Beasts make for a fun movie week

(Bleed for This and Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them each get 3 out of 4 stars) One is a based on a true story; the other is spin-off of a larger-than-life franchise. But Bleed for This – the […]

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Bleed for This, Fantastic Beasts make for a fun movie week

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(Bleed for This and Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them each get 3 out of 4 stars) One is a based on a true story; the other is spin-off of a larger-than-life franchise. But Bleed for This – the […]

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Hacksaw Ridge: Miraculous film armed with faith

3.5 out of 4 stars How far would you go to stay true to your beliefs? Would you risk spending years in prison? Being ostracized by your country? What about your

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American Pastoral examines a family split by political divide

With the 2016 Presidential Election from Hell mercifully running out of gas, there’s a new movie out that reminds us that things could always be worse. American Pastoral, a

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The Accountant: It’s not money

2 out of 4 stars In Argo, Ben Affleck evaded the tyrannical Iranian government to rescue American diplomats. In The Town, he avoided law enforcement as a bank robber. In

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Storks: A bird bash worth seeing

2 ½ out 4 stars Remember when storks delivered babies? That was so 20th century. Now, Stork Mountain is home to the Amazon-like Cornerstore.com, which uses storks to deliver packages, not

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‘Snowden’: Oliver Stone, Joseph Gordon-Levitt shine

3 out of 4 stars Go ahead: look at the camera atop your computer monitor and wonder if somebody is watching you without your knowledge. Go ahead: say something you shouldn't

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Ben Hur: A remake that fails

... and why atheists would make better religious epics. From the producers of the Selfie stick comes the lesson that you can be too close to something to have a good

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Operation Chromite: Liam Neeson takes on North Korea

2.5 out of 4 stars After spending the past five years battling human traffickers in the Taken franchise, the mob in Run All Night, terrorists in Non-Stop, assassins in Unknown, aliens in Battleship

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Bad Moms: Review

3 out of 4 stars Go ahead, moms: leave your kids with a babysitter, ditch the husband or boyfriend and drive straight to the theater and treat yourself to a

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The Secret Life of Pets: New dogs, old tricks

2 out of 4 stars Stop me if you’ve heard this already: The second you leave the house all of the nonhumans in your house magically come to life, communicate

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