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There's no arguing that Lisbeth Salander — the central figure in the Millennium book series created by Stieg Larsson — is one of the most intriguing and complicated characters to grace the … more
Disney's "Avengers: Endgame" continued its dominance for a third weekend in a row, adding $63.1 million (a 57 percent drop) for a cumulative $723.5 million, according to estimates from measurement … more
At the outset of "John Wick: Chapter 3 — Parabellum," Keanu Reeves' title character goes up against a towering assassin who might look familiar to Philadelphia 76ers fans.It's backup center Boban … more
She was a character who, by Karen Gillan's own account, seemed destined for a single-film stint in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. A "blue meanie" who could have been gone in a flash like so many … more
You have to give credit to James Wan that "Aquaman" is as good as it is. The "Saw" and "The Conjuring" filmmaker doesn't do anything halfway. He took a character from the hit-or-miss DC Comics … more
"General Magic" is such an involving documentary for so many reasons it's hard to know where to begin. The title itself, as it turns out, might be best. General Magic is the name of a group … more
Acting in a movie at 88 is not out of the question, and neither is directing one. But both directing yourself and acting in a major studio release at that advanced age is next door to unheard of. … more
There's no one right way to reboot a beloved property. For "Mary Poppins Returns," director Rob Marshall and writers David Magee and John DeLuca have taken the "ain't broke, don't fix it" approach … more
Prepare yourselves, "Star Wars" fans: David Benioff and D.B. Weiss are coming. Speaking at a communications summit Tuesday, Disney chief Bob Iger confirmed that the next "Star Wars" films will … more
HCN_20180628_OPINION_Scott columnBy SCOTT W. COLEMAN, Hill Country NewsIf you don’t see but one more movie this summer, it should be “Won’t You Be My Neighbor.”The poinginant documentary … more
The post-apocalyptic young adult fantasy flick "Mortal Engines" rolls into and out of one's consciousness like "traction cities" that roam its landscape. There are so many aviation goggles and large … more
Marvel maestro Stan Lee spent his decades-long career creating some of the most iconic comic book heroes of all time, from the Avengers to the X-Men to current box-office heavyweight Black … more
CANNES, France — Leave it to Jim Jarmusch to put the dead in deadpan. The writer-director brings his trademark laid-back style and delight in subverting genre to "The Dead Don't Die," a … more
Adam McKay's restless Dick Cheney lament, "Vice," belongs to a sub-genre of recent political biopics one might characterize as "The Important, the Powerful and the Generally Pathetic," with the … more
Peter Jackson's documentary about the thrills and horrors of World War I, "They Shall Not Grow Old," uses state-of-the-art technology to bring history to life so vividly that it feels almost … more
BC-LEGOMOVIE2-MOVIE-REVIEW:TB _ entertainment (650 words) 'Lego Movie 2' review: When everything's not awesome, but friends make it better more
Beasts? Yes, lots of 'em. Fantastic? Some of the time. "Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald" is much better than its predecessor in this Harry Potter-adjacent franchise, if only because … more
The films of Claire Denis rarely stray from the longing of strangers in a strange land, to borrow a 1961 sci-fi book title, whether she's dealing with French colonialists in West Africa, or West … more
Summer movie season can be a whole heck of a lot of fun. As filmgoers, we are treated to the biggest stars, the biggest explosions and the most fun — sometimes all in the same movie. "The Meg" from … more
The title of "Ralph Breaks the Internet" is a small tour de force of multitasking: a plot summary and a meme reference rolled into one. It also signals to the audience that they're in for a bigger, … more
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