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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.

The world will kick him around, but he’ll just get back up — the breathing embodiment of that Chumbawumba song.

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Ultimately, what makes Cumberbatch an incredible actor is his ability to fully immerse himself into every role.

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It’s clear that the current deluge of recycled material spawns not from passion alone. Disney saw the easy money and seized it. But restricting output to mainly remakes confines the imagination to a single world of characters and hampers personal creative expression.

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The film serves up soundbites of popularly accepted ideas, content for the audience to vigorously nod their approval at and quote on Facebook when they return home, but nothing substantial.