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The Dark Phoenix official movie poster. The movie premiered on June 7, 2019. PUBLIC DOMAIN

“Dark Phoenix” fails to rise from the ashes

Alexander Bakirdan June 11, 2019
The final installment in 21st Century Fox’s X-Men franchise, “Dark Phoenix,” crashes and burns on its opening weekend on Friday, June 7.
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Review: The Snowman is a shockingly bad film

Review: “The Snowman” is a shockingly bad film

Matthew Rainis October 29, 2017
In its complete failure to reach even my bare minimum expectations for a film, “The Snowman” manages to be entertaining in a completely different – and unintentional – way.
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Staller Spring Film Series: Macbeth review

Staller Spring Film Series: “Macbeth” review

Ryan Williams April 10, 2016
Kurzel’s “Macbeth” is a worthy addition to the Shakespearean cinematic genre, combining powerful performances and beautiful cinematography with the timeless source material.
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12 Years a Slave takes a hard look at the horrors of slavery

Brandon Benarba November 17, 2013
As we quickly approach Oscar season, “12 Years a Slave” will be the film to talk about. It is a gut-wrenching film that forces its viewers to witness the horror of our nation’s past. It is a cold and painful experience that is brought to life by raw, emotional performances from its two leads.
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