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Review: Incredibles 2

Incredibles 2 wasn’t designed to blow away our expectations, but to affirm everything we enjoyed from the first movie. It’s cute, fun and exciting, but it’s also wholly disappointing.

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Short Review: Bao

Bao isn’t particularly deep or provocative, but it does give Western audiences an intimate glimpse at a culture they are likely unfamiliar with.

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Review: Lady Bird

There’s a satisfying authenticity to Lady Bird’s adventure. Anyone who has been through high school will know what it’s like to impress the cool kids, cheat on a test or fight with their closest friends.

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Review: Coco

I can’t think of a better metaphor for the current state of Pixar than the paradoxical nature of their latest movie, Coco. It represents some of Pixar’s best qualities, while simultaneously falling on some of their worst habits.

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Review: The Big Sick

The biggest surprise from The Big Sick is how unique it all feels. One part romantic comedy and one part family drama, the movie definitely treads familiar territory. But past its generic qualities, you’ll realize that the movie is not really about

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Review: Gifted

There’s nothing worse than April at the movies. It’s too early for the summer blockbusters, and too late for the prestigious award winners. But in spite of the disappointing theatrical releases this past April, Gifted was a pleasant surprise. It’s not just

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Review: Logan

Between the two cinematic pillars of Marvel Studios and DC Entertainment exists the X-Men franchise. Considering the dominance of superhero flicks in today’s movie market, 20th Century Fox lucked out when they bought the film rights to X-Men in 1994.

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