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Movie review: "Hereditary"

In the new horror feature, "Hereditary," family plays an important role not only because it forms the backdrop for a paranormal mystery, but because it shapes the characters created by writer-director Ari Aster. more

Movie review: 'Solo'

The question about how Han Solo could make the Kessel Run in less than 12 parsecs is finally answered. Now, snooty know-it-alls pontificating over how "a parsec is not a … more

Movie review: 'Deadpool 2'

For this writer, falling for the "Deadpool" movies is a rather uncomfortable guilty pleasure.On one hand, I haven't laughed this hard at any movie in a really long time. On … more

Movie review: ‘Life of the Party’

Melissa McCarthy can be really funny. She can have you rolling in the aisles and nail you with a real by-cracky knee-slapper ... more

Movie review: 'Bad Samaritan'

Dean Devlin is a producer best known for blockbuster pictures, such as "Independence Day," "Godzilla" and "Stargate." But, as a director, his rather light resume now lists a … more

Movie review — 'Avengers: Infinity War'

Either somebody at Marvel read my mind or the suits in charge have been playing one heck of a long game. Some time back I complained that superhero movies have fallen into a … more

Movie review – "Annihilation"

The science fiction film tradition owes a lot to visionary, though crude, efforts of the 1950s.You can see how pictures, such as "The War of the Worlds" gave way to … more

Movie review: 'Truth or Dare'

A new horror-thriller from the Blumhouse fright factory shows that sub-par B-movies are still alive and kicking at the multiplex. This one, called "Truth or Dare," (I can just … more

Movie review: "A Quiet Place"

A good horror movie, at least to this writer’s mind, is made of several tried and true formulas ... more

Movie review: "Ready Player One"

Many of Steven Spielberg's movies are chapters in a long tome on lost innocence, broken families yearning to be repaired and nostalgia for a past when certain warm and fuzzy … more
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