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But, his name is my name, and names and legacies do not make an individual. They are inescapable and immutable; they help shape an identity, but they do not define that identity.

I’ve been thinking a lot recently about history. How stories are told and repeated. How people become figures and figures become idols.

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“The Night Before” isn’t a flawless comedy film, and it never really shocks or challenges audience perceptions of what a Seth Rogen movie can be.

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Although the novel failed to deliver the conclusion readers desired, “Mockingjay - Part 2” turns this rather subpar material into a powerful and impactful ending to the franchise.

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Placing the goofy-looking characters within this realism makes the film relatable in a way that going completely one direction or the other wouldn’t.

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Just consider this: “Creed” is so good that it took two writers to review it.

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Somewhere between “Scream” and “Wet Hot American Summer,” we find “Final Girls,” an offbeat movie about horror movies.

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“Brooklyn” is not just an immigrant narrative. It is the touching story of a young woman caught in a state of uncertainty ­— uncertainty in her family, career and relationships.

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Like its subject, “Spotlight” unfolds gradually, creeping along ever closer to its conclusion

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“The Divergent Series: Allegiant” is a terrible idea for a movie to begin with.