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A micro-exploration of a family’s disintegration, Paul Dano’s ‘Wildlife’ is a study in love, regret, and the all-too-rapid advance from adolescence into adulthood. It also gets the dreaded Swiss Fist rating: complete neutrality.

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New for the holidays, ‘The Nutcracker and the Four Realms’ is another Disney live-action movie that’s a hollow shell of something better to be told.

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Suspiria 2018 retains all of the flaws of the original with none of the charm.

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Follow Alex Honnold as he becomes the first person to ever free solo climb Yosemite’s 3,000ft high El Capitan Wall. With no ropes or safety gear, he completed arguably the greatest feat in rock climbing history.

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In ‘Await Further Instructions’ a family is terrorized by an outside force preventing them from escaping their holiday festivities but driving them to confront their inner demons.

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After escaping a set-up, a dying hitman and a teenage prostitute hideout in Galveston, where they plan their next step.

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A woman’s unsatisfying marriage takes a turn for the worse when a mysterious man from her past comes to town to perform an event called “An Evening With Beverly Luff Linn; For One Magical Night Only.”

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The new Halloween was never going to live up to the legacy of its predecessor. But it does evoke the original and take into consideration how audiences have changed since then, which is a minor miracle, I suppose, and it is light years better than the nine films in between.

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A prescient social comedy, The Oath takes a look at the effects hardcore political divisions have on relationships and family.

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A tragi-comic exploration of masculinity, fatherhood, and loss, ‘Thunder Road’ is nothing short of remarkable.

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‘First Man’ earns its 130-minute running time by taking as much patient care of its characters’ emotional journeys as it does with the drama inherit to the space race.

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‘All About Nina’ is a coming-of-age movie about comedy that knows nothing about what it means to be funny or even to grow up.

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This is the banner of modern dramatic filmmaking? This is what everyone is waiting on the edge of their seats for me to write about? THIS is the biggest critical darling of the year?

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Not even the great Tom Hardy can save Venom from being a pedestrian comic book flick that strives for mediocrity and still manages to miss the mark.

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An absurdist love-letter to the Scandinavian metal scene, Heavy Trip is just charming and earnest enough to elevate the whole effort past its flaws.

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