Film

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Ideas of faith and sacrifice are the focal point of ‘Silence,’ and answers do not come easily.

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It’s not really a motive, but it’s an excuse for Affleck to have a lot of fun behind and in front of the camera.

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The film, overstuffed with both platitudes and extraneous thematic vehicles becomes something of a mockery of its central idea.

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Much like “La La Land,” “Swing Time” is interested in the way art, especially film and dance, shape our understanding of the world.

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As a play, it works. As a movie, it’s disappointing in its unwillingness to take advantage of its medium.

For a movie about loneliness, ‘Passengers’ is too self-conscious of its own quiet.

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Memes are a godsend for weird, awkward internet-forum dwellers across the world.

Even the story doesn’t feel like it has any real purpose with regards to the world the filmmakers have spent four films and fourteen years constructing.

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With "Assassin's Creed" all the pieces were in place for a great video game movie to finally happen, but somehow everything still went wrong.

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“Collateral Beauty” is a movie about awful people doing awful things to a man for awful reasons. That somehow only manages to scratch the surface of what is wrong with this film.