Free Solo!
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The best—and worst thing—you can say about Solo: A Star Wars Story is that it is a fun throwback.

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Hitting for the Cycle
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Thematically inconsistent at times, there’s two portions of 'Afghan Cycles': both of them considerate, important, and very well made.

SIFF 2018: ‘Afghan Cycles’ Movie Review
R&R: Religon & Romance
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In 'Disobedience' two Rachels, Weisz and McAdams, find themselves in a forbidden romance that test their communities religious morals.

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Back from the USSR
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'The Russian Five' is an engaging peek behind professional hockey’s iron curtain, and is stocked full of laughs, tears, blood, and stitches.

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'Bodied' Slam
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A half-Woke fever-dream populated by big ideas and half-finished epiphanies, 'Bodied' is a bad film with a lot of good ideas.

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‘Sadie’ is a film about a small community whose children are a litmus test for a bigger world moving in a dark direction.

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In ‘Disobedience’ two Rachels, Weisz and McAdams, find themselves in a forbidden romance that test their communities religious morals.

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SIFF 2018: ‘Bodied’ Movie Review

by Warren Cantrell May 17, 2018 Print Reviews
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A half-Woke fever-dream populated by big ideas and half-finished epiphanies, ‘Bodied’ is a bad film with a lot of good ideas.

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SIFF 2018: ‘After the War’ Movie Review

by Warren Cantrell May 11, 2018 Print Reviews
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The affecting drama ‘After the War’ kicks off our coverage of the 2018 Seattle International Film Festival (SIFF).

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Diagnosis: ‘Terminal’ is Terminal

by Warren Cantrell May 9, 2018 Print Reviews

Housing the look, feel, and story beats of a noir mystery thriller, ‘Terminal’ fails to capture any of the magic or narrative elements that propel these stories to greatness.

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Weak ‘The Week Of’ Disappoints

by Eric Melin May 4, 2018 Print Reviews
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The Week Of is a messy patchwork of a movie that is tonally all over the map and way overstays its 116 minutes.

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‘Kings’ Without a Crown

by Warren Cantrell April 26, 2018 Print Reviews
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A clumsy assemblage of characters and moments that flirt with authenticity and relevance, ‘Kings’ starring Halle Berry and Daniel Craig, has an idea of what it wants to be, yet can’t put the pieces together to make it work.

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Spoiler-Free Capsule Review of Avengers: Infinity War

by Eric Melin April 26, 2018 Print Reviews
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For the first time in a long time, the road ahead for superheroes is murky, complicated, and terrifying.

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‘The Endless’ Feels Like Anything But

by Warren Cantrell April 24, 2018 Print Reviews

Opening Friday at Screenland at Tapcade, The Endless is an interesting and well-conceived psychological thriller with heart.

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‘Final Portrait’ is Style Without Substance

by Christian Ramos April 20, 2018 Print Reviews

In ‘Final Portrait’, Geoffrey Rush spends weeks getting the ideal job done, painting a dashing Armie Hammer in this otherwise underwhelming film.

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‘I Feel Pretty’…Lousy

by Christian Ramos April 20, 2018 Print Reviews

Good intentions aren’t enough in this lame comedy from Amy Schumer.

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‘Wildling’ is a Wild Child of a Film

by Christian Ramos April 19, 2018 Print Reviews

When young Anna escapes from her forest prison, she starts to come of age but under sinister circumstances which have haunted her dreams her whole life.

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