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A Visual Masterpiece: Wes Anderson's 'Isle of Dogs' Is a Stunning Work of Creativity

A Visual Masterpiece: Wes Anderson's 'Isle of Dogs' Is a Stunning Work of Creativity

Apr 19, 2018 09:30  |  Bob Grimm

If you’ve been sitting around waiting for a Wes Anderson film featuring a stop-motion cast of animated dogs, influenced by Akira Kurosawa and the guys who made Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer … your wait...

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Tennis Triumph: Shia LeBeouf Turns in Career-Best Work in 'Borg vs McEnroe'

Tennis Triumph: Shia LeBeouf Turns in Career-Best Work in 'Borg vs McEnroe'

Apr 16, 2018 14:30  |  Bob Grimm

The legendary rivalry between tennis players Björn Borg (Sverrir Gudnason) and John McEnroe (Shia LaBeouf) was insane while it was happening. I’m old enough to remember it—and Janus Metz’s Borg vs McEn...

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Silence Is Needed: Logic Flaws Aside, 'A Quiet Place' Features Great Acting—and Lots of Scares

Silence Is Needed: Logic Flaws Aside, 'A Quiet Place' Features Great Acting—and Lots of Scares

Apr 12, 2018 09:30  |  Bob Grimm

Noise-intolerant neighbors are taken to all-new levels in A Quiet Place , a new horror film from director John Krasinski.

Krasinski also stars as Lee, a father trying to protect his family in a post-apoc...

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Just Say Yes: 'Blockers' Overcomes a Silly Premise to Become One of the Year's Funniest Films

Just Say Yes: 'Blockers' Overcomes a Silly Premise to Become One of the Year's Funniest Films

Apr 12, 2018 08:15  |  Bob Grimm

A trio of deranged parents (Leslie Mann, John Cena and Ike Barinholtz) discovers a pact by their three daughters to lose their virginity on prom night, so they stalk them on their special evening in Bl...

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Home Video Review: Al Pacino Is Amazing as the Fallen Football Coach in HBO's Disturbing 'Paterno'

Home Video Review: Al Pacino Is Amazing as the Fallen Football Coach in HBO's Disturbing 'Paterno'

Apr 10, 2018 10:35  |  Bob Grimm

Al Pacino does haunting work in HBO’s Paterno as Joe Paterno, the former Penn State football coach who was a cowardly liar when it came to the case of Jerry Sandusky, one of Paterno’s assistants—and now...

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Content Shifter: Where to Stream the Post-'Friends' TV Canon

Content Shifter: Where to Stream the Post-'Friends' TV Canon

Apr 05, 2018 11:00  |  Bill Frost

There will never be another Friends . Not just in the sense that the 1994-2004 series was a one-of-a-kind comedy that defined a generation, but also in that there will literally never be another Friends —...

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The 1980s Are Back and … Blurry? 'Ready Player One' Has Fun Moments but Tries to Do Too Much

The 1980s Are Back and … Blurry? 'Ready Player One' Has Fun Moments but Tries to Do Too Much

Apr 05, 2018 09:30  |  Bob Grimm

Steven Spielberg goes for broke but leaves viewers bleary-eyed in a bad way with Ready Player One , based on the popular Ernest Cline novel. The film is so full of pop-culture references that it doesn’t...

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Blu-Ray Review: 'Star Wars: The Last Jedi' Is Good—but Its Flaws Become More Apparent Upon Subsequent Viewings

Blu-Ray Review: 'Star Wars: The Last Jedi' Is Good—but Its Flaws Become More Apparent Upon Subsequent Viewings

Apr 03, 2018 15:00  |  Bob Grimm

After watching Star Wars: The Last Jedi again, I can say that it I liked it even less than I did the first time.

To be clear (or, maybe more confusing): I like the movie just fine. I just have major rese...

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