Film

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“Moana” proves once again that Disney is a master of storytelling.

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Comedy’s short shelf life is because of the fleeting nature of jokes; dated cultural references usually fail to align with newer audiences.

“Moana”

Even though Smeed doesn’t spend much of her time painting and drawing anymore, she stressed the importance for young artists to keep pursuing art in a more traditional, pen-and-paper kind of way.

“Gilmore Girls”

I’m a fan. But I’m one of those second-wave fans that found Gilmore Girls after the show stopped airing on TV.

“Loving”

More than anything, “Loving” is about the people who are forced to bend to the will of the dominant ideology.

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“Stardust” and I have a history.

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‘Rules Don’t Apply’ is stuffed with the thematic material — religiosity, capitalism, gender, psychology, wealth — that could make the film truly special, but Beatty doesn’t go all the way.

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To the movie’s credit, “Allied” does get progressively more interesting as the story comes together.

“America” is entirely unpretentious, lovingly made and tells a genuinely engaging — even haunting — story.

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While the film disappoints on setting, it overwhelmingly delivers in its exploration of the world of magical creatures.