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Roughly 71% of our planet's surface is covered by water in one overwhelming form or another. The mission accomplished in "Aquarela," from Russian filmmaker Victor Kossakovsky to overwhelm, and to … more
Over his more than 35-year career, Sylvester Stallone's John Rambo has emerged from the jungles of Vietnam to rain hell upon small-town America, gone back to rescue POWs, swayed the outcome of the … more
The best part of "Between Two Ferns: The Movie," a semi-amusing, Netflix-produced addendum to the popular Funny or Die web series, is the closing-credits blooper reel. That might sound like a … more
Do you Downton? If so, then you're in luck. The enormous cast of characters and the fancy-pants mansion from PBS' "Downton Abbey" have returned, this time in theaters, and the movie is just about … more
Space, the final frontier (or at least another one), has always served as a vast, blank and mysterious terrain upon which storytellers can splay the unlimited possibilities of their existential, metaphysical and symbolic journeys. more

Have we taken Linda Ronstadt for granted? She was such a huge star for so long, so ubiquitous and so productive. And it seems, with the dearth of new Ronstadt albums, in the words of fellow folkstress Joni Mitchell, “You don’t know what you’ve got til it’s gone.” 

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Break out the Valleyspeak dictionary, fine-tune your air guitar and call up Socrates for a reunion most excellent! Keanu Reeves and Alex Winter, who staged high school's most awesome history … more
"Midsommar" is an upsetting movie, and I mean that word in pretty much every way you can think of.Writer/director Ari Aster's second horror feature, after "Hereditary," upsets because of the … more
True to its title, "Spider-Man: Far From Home" opens with that web-slinging wunderkind Peter Parker shivering in an arctic cave on a planet several light years from Earth. It is the year 2054, which … more
Hollywood sequels have crashed and burned at the box office this summer, with just a handful of notable exceptions. Sony's "Men in Black: International," a spinoff of the Will Smith and Tommy … more
Samuel L. Jackson as uncompromising private eye John Shaft hasn't lost a step, but the same can't be said of the latest iteration of the venerable franchise he stars in. That would be "Shaft," … more
I mean, whatever with the "X-Men" movies. It's hard to even rent an opinion on the discrete strengths and weaknesses of a franchise that has devolved to the point of "Dark Phoenix," a lavishly brutal … more
CANNES, France — Leave it to Jim Jarmusch to put the dead in deadpan. The writer-director brings his trademark laid-back style and delight in subverting genre to "The Dead Don't Die," a … more
Prepare yourselves, "Star Wars" fans: David Benioff and D.B. Weiss are coming. Speaking at a communications summit Tuesday, Disney chief Bob Iger confirmed that the next "Star Wars" films will … more
"General Magic" is such an involving documentary for so many reasons it's hard to know where to begin. The title itself, as it turns out, might be best. General Magic is the name of a group … more
She was a character who, by Karen Gillan's own account, seemed destined for a single-film stint in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. A "blue meanie" who could have been gone in a flash like so many … more
At the outset of "John Wick: Chapter 3 — Parabellum," Keanu Reeves' title character goes up against a towering assassin who might look familiar to Philadelphia 76ers fans.It's backup center Boban … more
Disney's "Avengers: Endgame" continued its dominance for a third weekend in a row, adding $63.1 million (a 57 percent drop) for a cumulative $723.5 million, according to estimates from measurement … more
The top-grossing films at the summer box office almost always feature superheroes, action heroes or animated characters. But last year, some of the best performers at the multiplex during the hotter … more
For audiences of a certain age, the phrase "Pokemon Detective Pikachu" might sound like utter gibberish. "Detective Pikachu" may not be for everyone — but it's surprising how much it could be. … more
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