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Not much needs to be said about big budget R-rated films “Chappie” and “Unfinished Business,” which both crashed and burned … Continue reading Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel: Sequel avoids traditional pitfalls
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Pair a three-time Academy Award-nominated actor with an Oscar-winning actress and put them in a hauntingly beautiful period film and … Continue reading Serena: Cooper, Lawrence make most of uneven frontier drama
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