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Movie review: Woody Allen’s latest film “Moonlight” hardly magical

Another year, another Woody Allen movie. It’s become an annual tradition to see where this year’s candidate will fit in the director’s catalog — and he’s released exactly one film a year for decades.
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Movie review: “What If” this romantic comedy works in spite of itself?

What if a romantic comedy is kinda cliché, kinda too clever and still kinda endearing? What if this wasn’t a rhetorical question?
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The List: 10 best Robin Williams performances

One thing I’ve noted from the reaction to the death of Robin Williams is how people have connected to so many of his performances. There’s no consensus, no one iconic role. For a public figure, everyone’s favorite memories seem strangely personal. Here are mine.
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Movie review: Doc tells story that spawned “Dog Day Afternoon”

“The Dog” is the unbelievable true story of the true story they unbelievably made into 1975’s classic “Dog Day Afternoon” starring Al Pacino.
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Movie review: Woody Allen’s latest film “Moonlight” hardly magical

Another year, another Woody Allen movie. It’s become an annual tradition to see where this year’s candidate will fit in the director’s catalog — and he’s released exactly one film a year for decades.
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RIP, Robin Williams: Remembering the actor's brilliant, dark turn in 2002

Robin Williams is dead. That's a sad and unexpected sentence to type.
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Movie review: “Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles” not as bad or good as it could have been

The highest praise I can pay the new reboot of “Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles”? It isn’t nearly as bad as it could have been.
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The List: 10 things from your childhood Michael Bay hasn’t ruined yet

The Michael Bay-produced reboot of Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles explodes into theaters this weekend, leaving us to wonder which other beloved childhood favorites Bay could ruin. Let’s imagine how he would.
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Movie review: “Boyhood” grows into year’s best film

The last thing I jotted in my notes for Richard Linklater’s “Boyhood” was simply, “It feels like life …”
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Movie review: “Guardians” intergalactic tag team is overloaded

Movies based on Marvel Comics have grossed approximately $6.4 billion (I’m not making that number up), led of course by Spider-Man, the X-Men and the Avengers movies.
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Movie review: “I Origins” can’t evolve past weak love story

So here’s the thing about suspension of disbelief in movies: We can buy that, say, giant robot aliens can turn into tractor-trailers, but the human characters have to react in a way that makes sense.
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TV review: “Partners” just sucks

FX’s new comedy brings Kelsey Grammer (“Frasier”) and Martin Lawrence (“Martin”) back to television, and we should all give zero f---s. Grammer and Lawrence had hit television series back in the ’90s, so centering a multi-cam comedy on the two seems like an OK idea — if you’re OK with lazy multi-cam comedies. The main problem with their new show “Partners” isn’t the series’ obtuse conception, but its dreadful execution.
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TV review: “Sharknado 2: The Second One” is unsurprisingly terrible

For whatever reason, last year’s “Sharknado” became a surprising success — compared to other terrible Syfy movies like “Megapython vs. Gatoroid” or “Sharktopus” — so now there’s a sequel. If you saw the first “Sharknado,” you pretty much know what to expect this time around; terrible writing (for the plot, but especially the dialog), laughable acting and atrocious special effects.
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