Film

Part of the reason why “The Peanuts Movie” works so well is that it feels suitably subdued in time.

As it unfolds, we are trapped by its narrative and its compelling cast. We have no choice but to experience it with the same claustrophobia as its characters.

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This time, it’s personal.

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The puerile image of Bullock falling down the stairs in this ill-conceived dramedy perfectly displays how this film is a major downfall in her acting career.

One driver’s license forgotten at home and our tragic heroine’s fate is sealed.

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“Experimenter” would be a decent movie if it was willing to stay focused on the study and keep the scenes at Yale.

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“Truth” has its saving graces – an all-star cast of Hollywood pros and an ultimately fascinating story. Unfortunately, it sags under the pressure of its disputed storyline.

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Playing into the culinary rock star genre, “Burnt” does little to expand on the masculinization of the kitchen other than add another screaming, heated voice to the chorus. Although the cast and general plot have potential, the film flounders in its moments of self-doubt, overshadowing its most powerful moments with heavy-handed intensity.

Pixar. Need I say more? You know their movies, and you love them. It seems current college students in particular have a deep affinity for these films, being the first generation to have grown up with their now-classics such as “Toy Story,” “Finding Nemo” and “The Incredibles.”

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The film consists mostly of footage from inside the protests, putting you right inside the action. The film attests to the courage of the citizens fighting for freedom and, also, to the filmmakers who risked their lives shooting it.