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Review: "Loving"

4 out of 5 stars.

Loving was their name, and they were persecuted for doing the exact same thing.  In “Loving,” writer/director Jeff Nichols tells the true story of the landmark 1967 court case Loving v. 791 more words

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Review: "Moana"

4.5 out of 5 stars.

Walt Disney Feature Animation has had a remarkable past several years, turning out amazing film after amazing film, from the cultural phenomenon “Frozen” to the record-breaking hit of this spring, “ 1,000 more words

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Review: "Moonlight"

4.5 out of 5 stars.

Moonlight” is one of those films that it’s hard to believe even exists– it tells a type of story with a type of character that hasn’t been done before, and does so in an exceedingly heartfelt and poetic way that earns it the title of one of the year’s best movies. 797 more words

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Review: "Arrival"

4 out of 5 stars.

What would the people of Earth do if our planet was suddenly invaded by an alien race? It’s a question that has been asked by hundreds of science fiction films, with “ 856 more words

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Review: "Hacksaw Ridge"

4.5 out of 5 stars.

It has been ten years since Mel Gibson’s last directorial effort, “Apocalypto,” was released to mixed reviews.  But controversial figure though he may be, Gibson makes a soaring comeback with his new film, “ 919 more words

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Review: "Manchester by the Sea"

5 out of 5 stars.

Usually there’s at least one movie every year that bowls me over with its honest and unflinching character studies, a film that I know I love even as I’m watching it for the first time.  688 more words

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Review: "The Birth of a Nation" (2016)

3.5 out of 5 stars.

The Birth of a Nation” is the title of D.W. Griffith’s landmark 1915 film, a movie that remains controversial thanks to its heroic portrayal of the Ku Klux Klan.  1,060 more words

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