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Movie review: Futuristic optimism of “Tomorrowland” is contagious

I’ll let you in on a secret I’ve learned in my years as a film critic. There is no objective rightness and wrongness in how “good” a movie is. There’s no formula. I write about how a movie makes me feel — and try to have an eye for what audiences it will and won’t resonate with.
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Movie review: “Good Kill” puts the drone in drone warfare

In the right hands, “Good Kill” could have been an intriguing look into the most modern aspect of our modern warfare. The hands it is in aren’t quite the right hands.
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Movie review: "Pitch Perfect 2" completely misses tone of charming original

One of the charms of “Pitch Perfect” was how unexpected it was. One of the worst things about its sequel is how calculated it is. It tries desperately to recreate that lightning in a bottle, but lightning doesn’t strike twice — especially in bottles.
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