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Solo: A Star Wars Story does everything a Star Wars story ought to do, and better than some recent chapters in the saga. more

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Intended as the origin story of Han Solo (Alden Ehrenreich), Solo: A Star Wars franchise film is somewhat entertaining, despite playing it safe and failing to offer noteworthy surprises. more

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In the impeccably casted Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri, Frances McDormand gives a bravura performance as a mother seeking answers to the unsolved rape and murder of her daughter. more

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Annabelle: Creation (Rated R) This fourth film in The Conjuring universe is the franchise’s second prequel. Set in the 1950s, Anthony LaPaglia and Miranda Otto portray doll maker Samuel Mullins,Film Clips more

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The plot of War for the Planet of the Apes is wobbly and succumbs to melodrama but the special effects and acting are good. more

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Triple 9 boasts a good cast of actors, all of them handling their roles well, but director John Hillcoat was unable to rise to the high bar he set with The Road, instead succumbing to the increasingly tawdry, blood-soaked conventions of the... more

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The Hunger Games: Mockingjay-Part 1 is the penultimate entry in the four-film dystopian franchise. more

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 As usual,Christian Bale loses himself entirely in his role. In Out of the Furnace (out on Blu-ray and DVD), Bale plays Russell, ablue-collar man who usually keeps a level head, whether working with a weldingtorch at the .. more

I Hate Hollywood

Russell (Christian Bale) usually keeps a level head, whether working with a welding torch at the steel mill, caring for his dying dad or trying to talk sense to his irresponsible kid brother, Rodney (Casey Affleck). Even when he’s sent to p... more

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One of the most towering living figures in art-rock, Nick Cave will perform at the Milwaukee Theatre next year as part of his just-announced summer 2014 North America tour. He’ll play the venue with his longtime band the Bad Seeds on Friday, June .. more

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In the near future, pubescent Andrew “Ender” Wiggin (Asa Butterfield) is recruited to Battle School where he and other kids are trained to fight against a hostile extraterrestrial race known as Formics. Col. Graff (Harrison Ford) command... more

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<p> With a face like a blunt instrument and eyes sharper than bullets, Officer Dave Brown (Woody Harrelson) glares at the slums of LA through the window of his patrol car. The time is 1999, just a few years after Rodney King, but Brown is unrepen.. more

I Hate Hollywood

Aside from their own band, Decibully’s Andy Menchal and Nicholas Sanborn have signed just two acts to their young label, Listening Party, but their roster is already tremendously eclectic. The latest signees are, somewhat unexpectedly more

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At least in TheMessenger, the soldiers assigned this unhappy task are given no training. more

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Theexhibition is the culmination of nearly a decade’s worth of preparation fromconception to completion, involving national and international loans fromprivate and museum collections as well as the demanding physical logistics offinalizing ... more

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