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Far More Than a Normal Rom-Com: 'The Big Sick' Will Leave You Laughing and Crying—Because It's One of the Year’s Best Films

Far More Than a Normal Rom-Com: 'The Big Sick' Will Leave You Laughing and Crying—Because It's One of the Year’s Best Films

Thursday, July 20, 2017  |  Bob Grimm

The Big Sick is a romantic comedy like no other. Yes, two people fall in love—but that’s about all The Big Sick has in common with your average romantic comedy. This film is an amazing beast off in its own category.

Real-life couple Kumail Nanjiani ( Silicon Valley ) and Emily V. Gordon penned the script ...

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Blockbuster Bliss: 'War for the Planet of the Apes' Is the Best Film in the Fine Reboot Trilogy

Blockbuster Bliss: 'War for the Planet of the Apes' Is the Best Film in the Fine Reboot Trilogy

Thursday, July 20, 2017  |  Bob Grimm

The enthralling modern Planet of the Apes trilogy comes to a close with War for the Planet of the Apes , its best chapter yet.

Caesar (played via motion capture by Andy Serkis) is holding his own in the forest with his band of ape soldiers when a crazed colonel (Woody Harrelson) finds him and delivers ...

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True TV: 'Descendants 2' Continues the Tween Dream; 'Insecure' Is a Peak TV Gem

True TV: 'Descendants 2' Continues the Tween Dream; 'Insecure' Is a Peak TV Gem

Wednesday, July 19, 2017  |  Bill Frost

There were sooo many questions at the end of 2015’s Descendants that Descendants 2 (movie, Friday, July 21, Disney) was inevitable … probably. Not being 12, I have no idea. Anyway: Descendants was about impossibly pretty teens who happened to be the offspring of Disney villains being liberated from the Is...

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Home Video Review: 'The Lost City of Z' Is a Gorgeous Telling of a Real-Life Exploration Story

Home Video Review: 'The Lost City of Z' Is a Gorgeous Telling of a Real-Life Exploration Story

Tuesday, July 18, 2017  |  Bob Grimm

Writer-director James Gray has made a powerful film about Percy Fawcett, a British explorer who disappeared in 1925 while looking for a lost city in the Amazon.

Charlie Hunnam gives an impressive performance in The Lost City of Z as Fawcett, a man so hell-bent on restoring his family’s good name that h...

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A Spider-Man That Soars: Tom Holland and Robert Downey Jr. Breathe New Life Into the Peter Parker Character

A Spider-Man That Soars: Tom Holland and Robert Downey Jr. Breathe New Life Into the Peter Parker Character

Thursday, July 13, 2017  |  Bob Grimm

Spidey took an unfortunate detour with Andrew Garfield, director Marc Webb and their underwhelming, dreary The Amazing Spider-Man films. (I’m still pissed about those cranes!) That GIF of Tobey Maguire’s Peter Parker crying sloppily pretty much reflects my sentiment about the last couple of Spider-Man...

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Southern Saga: Sofia Coppola's 'The Beguiled' Is a Civil War Story With a Shocking Climax

Southern Saga: Sofia Coppola's 'The Beguiled' Is a Civil War Story With a Shocking Climax

Thursday, July 13, 2017  |  Bob Grimm

According to director Sofia Coppola, The Beguiled is not a remake of the 1971 film of the same name starring Clint Eastwood; it’s a new adaptation of the novel upon which both films are based.

Nicole Kidman stars as the leader of a Southern school for girls that is shut off from the rest of the world d...

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