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‘The Way Back’: Sobering hoops story far from slam dunk

2 out of 4 stars Ben Affleck’s life on the screen – where he’s played everyone from Jack Ryan to Batman and bank robber to a World War II fighter pilot, has been well documented, as have his Oscars for […]

‘The Way Back’: Sobering hoops story far from slam dunk

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2 out of 4 stars Ben Affleck’s life on the screen – where he’s played everyone from Jack Ryan to Batman and bank robber to a World War II fighter pilot, has been well documented, as have his Oscars for […]

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‘Jumanji: The Next Level’ A sequel worth seeing

3 out of 4 stars Can you blame Spencer for wanting to be Smolder Bravestone, again? Spencer, the scrawny, nerdy teenager who magically transformed into the hunky character played by Dwayne Johnson

‘Frozen 2,’ ’21 Bridges’ to go head-to-head at box office

When Disney announced that the long-awaited sequel to the 2013 mega-mega hit “Frozen” was going to be released on Nov. 22, it was a warning to the rest of

‘Ford v. Ferrari’: Pretty close to firing on all cylinders

3 out of 4 stars Christian Bale and Mat Damon come pretty close to firing on all cylinders in “Ford v Ferrari,” which is as much about their teaming to

‘Joker’: A film that’s more frown than smile

1.5 out of 4 stars Of all the crimes the Joker has committed since debuting in 1940, I find this to be his most egregious: the killer clown murdered more

‘Fast and the Furious Presents: Hobbs & Shaw’: One wild ride

3 out of 4 stars Meet Brixton Lorr, who’s the evolution of man, a bionically upgraded human with bulletproof hands and a punch so powerful he would make any Avenger

‘The Secret Life of Pets 2’: A disjointed plot sends the film to the dogs

2 out of 4 stars The biggest problem with “The Secret Life of Pets 2” is its name. It’s misleading — it should be called “The Secret Life of Pets 2

‘Godzilla: King of the Monsters’ lives up to its name

3 ½ out of 4 stars Somewhere, in the deep blue sea, Godzilla is smiling: Hollywood, after years of lackluster efforts, finally made him proud. “Godzilla: King of the Monsters” is

‘Us’: Definitely worth taking a stab at seeing

3.5 stars out of 4 Maybe they are in the sewer, or maybe they’re residing in an underground tunnel or maybe, they are plotting your demise from the basement of

‘Happy Death Day 2U’: A sad, dead sequel

1.5 out of 4 stars Consider yourself warned: The first 10 minutes of the sequel to one of one of the biggest surprise hits of 2017 is so good you’ll

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