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    Film Review: ‘Scoob!’ Is a Manic Misstep

    “Scoob!” may be a computer-animated modern reboot of the Hanna-Barbera classic series, but the sleuth squad of childhood legend is nowhere to be found. “Scoob!” has a frightening case of impostor syndrome. The goofy ’70s sound effects are here, the singular exclamations like “zoinks” and “jinkies” are present, but other than Frank Welker’s befuddled “ruff” […] More

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    Awards Profile 2020: David Fincher’s ‘Mank’ from Netflix

    Welcome to the 2020 Awards Profile series, where we talk about films coming to a theater near you in the coming year (at least at this time of writing). The series analyzes the films and their awards season potential, most notably for the Academy Awards, based on the talents attached, filmmakers involved, and story and […] More

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    Film Review: ‘The Art of Racing in the Rain’ Mixes a Wise Dog With Bland Humans

    Movies with dogs as protagonists usually have one of two routes to take. They can either present the dog as the quintessential ‘man’s best friend,’ observing the world with the knowledge of a canine (like “A Dog’s Way Home“), or they offer the animal a human-like consciousness. “The Art of Racing in the Rain” presents […] More

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    Film Review: ‘Mamma Mia’ Sequel Makes Me Want to ‘Go Again’

    So many claim “The Godfather Part II” to be the best sequel of all time. It was only a matter of time for another film franchise to steal the structural sauce of Francis Ford Coppola’s epic. Who would’ve guessed that franchise would be “Mamma Mia?” The Don figure of the franchise is Donna (Lily James […] More

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    Film Review: ‘Gringo’ Disappoints, Despite its Perfect Cast

    While some films are already starting to position themselves in next year’s Oscar conversation, the new film “Gringo” is also on target for awards talk. Razzie Awards. David Oyelowo is Harold, a kind, and generally clueless pharmaceutical rep. Harold is the kind of guy everyone else takes advantage of just because they can. His trusting […] More

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    WATCH: Meet David Oyelowo as Harold in New Featurette for ‘Gringo’

    Amazon Studios and STX Entertainment are preparing for the release of their upcoming film, “Gringo,” with an all new featurette. The film is a dark comedy about Harold, a mild-mannered pharmaceutical rep who runs into trouble during a business trip to Mexico. Harold’s boss, Richard, is mixed up with a cartel kingpin known as The […] More

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    Top 10: Best Summer Beach Movies

    Who doesn’t love summer? The sun, the beach, and no school. This makes it prime moviegoing season, as everyone is free and looking to beat the heat. What better way to do that then retreating to an air conditioned movie theater? Luckily, even before “Jaws” invented the blockbuster, beach movies were already a staple at […] More

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    Tribeca Film Festival Review: ‘The Clapper’ Isn’t Worth Applauding

    2017 Tribeca Film Festival: There’s no denying that Dito Montiel is a talented filmmaker. There’s also no denying that comedy is not his forte. That much is clear after seeing the deeply misguided effort “The Clapper” at the Tribeca Film Festival. Aside from a charming soundtrack, nothing works here. It looks for humor in all […] More

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    Film Review: ‘The Last Word’ is a Lopsided Love Letter to Shirley MacLaine

    Oscar winner (and six-time Oscar nominee) Shirley MacLaine has been acting on the silver screen for over six decades. Daughter of drama teacher Kathlyn MacLain and sister of Oscar winner Warren Beatty, one could justifiably say that acting is in her blood. She was one of the spearheads who helped deconstruct an inherent barrier of […] More

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