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Movie review: ‘The Light Between the Oceans’ washes up on moral melodrama

There’s a lot to like about “The Light Between Oceans,” assuming you’re OK with a weepy plot that’s overwrought and overstuffed. Anyone care to guess where I fell?
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Other new movie releases for the weekend of September 2

Other new movie releases for the weekend of September 2
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GFC’s Columbus Documentary Week highlights

The Gateway Film Center’s twice-yearly Documentary Week returns this week, bringing a veritable overload of choices for the non-fiction film lover.
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Other new movie releases for the weekend of August 26

Other new movie releases for the weekend of August 26
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Movie review: ‘Hands of Stone’ weighed down with too many real-life subplots

OK, let me get the boxing metaphors out of my system. The Roberto Durán biopic “Hands of Stone” is really quite punchy. It’s light on its feet and dances around the ring, but ultimately it goes down in a split decision.
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Movie review: ‘Don’t Breathe’ has great tension but can’t overcome weakness

Let’s just say for the record, I was a huge fan of director Fede Alvarez’s divisive 2013 reboot of Sam Raimi’s “Evil Dead.” It was imaginative and moved far enough away from the original to make direct comparison near impossible (in a good way).
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