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[Rating: Minor Rock Fist Up] I’m not going to convince you Annabelle Comes Home is an amazing horror movie. Nor will this review try and prove that it’s better than most horror movies that are somewhere around five-deep into a spinoff run. But the latest tale of the haunted doll that was actually a Raggedy […]

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Godzilla: King of the Monsters gives new meaning to the term “dumb monster movie.” Hold up, that’s not fair. Actually it’s the humans in this movie that are the dummies.

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In this cliched road trip dramedy, Christopher Plummer and Vera Farmiga play a father and daughter learning to bond, despite their years of estrangement.

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The Commuter is predictable at times and doesn’t dig deep enough into some of the interesting philosophical questions, but it’s a pretty decent little action thriller.

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Robert Downey Jr.’s new cinematic vehicle, gives the viewer just enough salt, just enough of the bile of family life, in an attempt to cover the overly manipulative and sentimental story. In spite of a remarkable cast, and a handful of exceptional moments, The Judge falls prey to the emotional wish fulfillment of most estranged father and son stories.

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‘The Conjuring’ very much feels like a 1970s horror film, before slashers were haunting teenage dreams and well before found footage became the way to make a story feel real.

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Director Daniel Espinosa presents ‘Safe House’ with lots of handheld shaky-cam work and uncomfortable close-ups to make it seem more realistic, which is good—because if you think too much about the plot, you may realize it’s pretty silly stuff.

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Brendan Gleeson and Don Cheadle are the best odd couple of the year and ‘The Guard’ is a very funny black comedy. In the spotty ‘Higher Ground,’ Vera Farmiga plays a woman struggling with her devout Christianity over three decades of her life.

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