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The sixth entry to 'The Conjuring' series drowns itself in a pool of its own cliches.

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An endearing twist on the story of waking up in a different body ... a younger one.

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Indie psychothriller 'Long Lost' is a twisty, weird ride.

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Hype is a strange thing. It can create anticipation or it can just as easily wear you down. In this case, I found myself adjusting expectations on an almost scene-by-scene basis.

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The sixth entry to ‘The Conjuring’ series drowns itself in a pool of its own cliches.

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An endearing twist on the story of waking up in a different body … a younger one.

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Garth Davis’ ‘Mary Magdalene’ is historically accurate and respectful, but great performances by Joaquin Phoenix and Tahar Rahim can’t save it from being boring.

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Indie psychothriller ‘Long Lost’ is a twisty, weird ride.

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‘Storm Boy’ Flies High

by Christian Ramos April 5, 2019 Print Reviews

‘Storm Boy’ is a powerful family film about the love and bond between a boy and a pelican.

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‘The Public’ Strands a Fine Cast in Stacks of Clichés

by Kate Walz April 5, 2019 Print Reviews

Emilio Estevez’s new movie ‘The Public’ offers great cast, but manufactured feels due to a lackluster script.

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‘Screwball’ misses just a bit outside

by KB Burke April 5, 2019 Print Reviews

A light-hearted sports documentary that recalls Major League Baseball’s investigation into the scandal of Biogenesis clinic’s illegal substance abuse in 2013.

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Shazam! is a Movie

by Simon Williams April 5, 2019 Print Reviews

Read the review if you wanna know what’s in it. Shazam!

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Terror on the Plains in ‘The Wind’

by Christian Ramos April 4, 2019 Print Reviews

In ‘The Wind’, one woman’s fear of isolation and the dark on the undeveloped plains leads to sinister happenings around her cabin.

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‘Division 19’ an Inconsistent Dystopian Mess

by Warren Cantrell April 4, 2019 Print Reviews

‘Division 19’ is The Hunger Games meets The Truman Show, with just a hint of V for Vendetta, yet bad. Really, really bad.

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‘The Haunting of Sharon Tate’ is exploitative garbage

by Kate Walz April 4, 2019 Print Reviews

Hilary Duff and Daniel Farrands disrespect the dead in ‘The Haunting of Sharon Tate.’

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‘A Vigilante’ gives power to survivors, not abusers

by Kate Walz March 31, 2019 Print Reviews

Olivia Wilde frees the abused in a strong debut by Sarah Dagger-Nickson.

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Criterion Blu-ray Gives Poverty Row Noir ‘Detour’ the Treatment it Deserves

by Eric Melin March 30, 2019 Blu-ray/DVD Reviews

There’s long been a case for the idea that great art can be found in the margins, and ‘Detour’ is a perfect example of this.

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‘The Hummingbird Project’ Flaps its Wings

by Eric Melin March 29, 2019 Print Reviews

‘The Hummingbird Project’ is an interesting enough, if predictable, rumination on the current state of the American dream.

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