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Rolling Thunder Revue: A Bob Dylan Story by Martin Scorsese.

June 10, 2019 by

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Don’t even try to get your bearings in this look back at the legendary tour Bob Dylan led across America in 1975. Scorsese, whose dazzling documentaries have looked at creativity in a pretty linear way, goes full Dylan here. As much as the iconic musician loves to play with expected norms, Scorsese not only allows that, but plays along, making us want to go ‘wow’ and ‘huh?’ at the same time.

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Dark Phoenix.

June 5, 2019 by

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What a dismal piece of business this is! While Simon Kinberg’s chapter of the X-Men saga taps a lot of the familiar notes, this barely memorable slog feels obligatory, a weak step toward the new and hopefully more exciting future.

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Rocketman

May 28, 2019 by

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Now this is my idea of a rock star biography. Flamboyant and fun, featuring dramatically aligned hit musical numbers, this toe-tapper never forgets the complicated soul of its you-thought-you-knew-him subject.

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Booksmart

May 21, 2019 by

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Olivia Wilde’s coming of ager is full of heart, lol laughs and, not so coincidentally, smarts.

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The Sun is Also a Star

May 15, 2019 by

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Nicola Yoon’s acclaimed best seller hits the screen as a savvy and potent modern day romance.

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The White Crow

May 10, 2019 by

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Not as captivating as it should be, this look at Rudolf Nureyev’s defection still tells an interesting story.

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Dead To Me.

May 8, 2019 by

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This thinly layered plot twister is kept very much alive by its snappy pacing and two terrific leading actresses.

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Long Shot

April 30, 2019 by

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This thoroughly modern romantic comedy delivers as many laughs as it does sly shots at today’s world. In other words, this is a sweet and goofy rom com for people looking for a little bit more than that.

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Red Joan

April 16, 2019 by

 

Red Joan 3Trevor Nunn’s initially standard tale of spies and secrets still draws us in, surprisingly compelled by the story, inspired by a real life incident, of a British woman who collaborated with the Russians during World War II.

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Us

March 20, 2019 by

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Make of it what you will – and Jordan Peele gives us a whole lot to play with here- this horror is, at its most basic, tantalizing fun.