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"Logan Lucky " is an easy movie to like, but maybe not love.In his big return to film after a four-year hiatus (or retirement, if it can even be called that now), Steven Soderbergh has created a sort of cinematic bingo of his well of tricks. Heist … more
A GHOST STORYA fatal, off-screen car crash interrupts the picturesque, suburban lives of a young married couple, marooning the deceased husband musician (Casey Affleck) in a kind of purgatory as a watchful, mostly benign ghost. With Rooney Mara. … more
Ten years ago, "An Inconvenient Truth," the groundbreaking, Oscar-winning film about Al Gore and his passionate climate change activism, ended with a simple challenge: "Are you ready to change the way you live? The climate crisis can be solved."A … more
AN INCONVENIENT SEQUEL: TRUTH TO POWER (PG)A decade after "An Inconvenient Truth," Albert Gore brings us up to date on just how close we are to a genuine energy revolution. 1 hour, 50 minutes. TCANNABELLE: CREATION (R)A seemingly harmless doll takes … more
Any parents of young children — or anyone thinking of hearing the pitter-patter of little feet — are urged to go to their local movie theater and see "The Glass Castle." Not as a how-to guide, mind you. No, that might actually get you … more
Ah, August. It's that time of year when you can head to your local multiplex to see Matthew McConaughey as an interplanetary David Copperfield who's trying to use his "magics" to destroy a looming tower that protects the universe from … more
There's an eye-popping scene in the new film "Landline" when our heroine is walking around New York City and decides to check her phone messages.So get this: She walks over to some weird curb-side contraption, puts in a quarter and lifts a black … more
There is no nice or pretty way to tell a story about the systemic oppression and mistreatment of black people in the United States. It's fitting then that Kathryn Bigelow's "Detroit," an account of the murders of three unarmed black men that took … more
ATOMIC BLONDE (R)A tough, sensual, savage-when-she-needs-to-be spy (Charlize Theron) is sent to Berlin on a formidable mission. Cements Theron's place as today's most badass action star. With James McAvoy. (Coyle, The Associated Press — 7/28). … more
There are five stages of grief in preparing to watch "The Emoji Movie ." The first is denial that this actually exists. The second is anger that now even storytelling has been reduced to those reductive blobs. The third is bargaining that, hey, they … more
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