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Inside Out 2

Wait. Pixar finally has a quality animated film hitting theaters? Granted, it’s a sequel. But after seeing “Turning Red” pushed…

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Nimona

A few compelling emotions and themes are suggested but rarely well expressed in “Nimona,” a sometimes cute but mostly hyper…

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Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Mutant Mayhem

As the leads in Jeff Rowe’s “Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Mutant Mayhem” spoke with all the momentum of my kids…

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The Super Mario Bros. Movie

I can vividly remember playing the first Nintendo version of “Super Mario Bros.” when I was just a boy in…

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Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse

My esteemed colleague Christy Lemire opened her review of “Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse” with a quote from her nine-year-old asking…

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Suzume

Makoto Shinkai, the director of “Your Name” and “Weathering with You,” is one of the most successful current filmmakers in…

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The Amazing Maurice

Terry Rossio, one of the writers of “Shrek,” brings some of that fractured fairy tale energy to this week’s odd…

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The Magician’s Elephant

A magician’s trick goes wrong and an elephant falls from the ceiling. A secret is hidden in a lie. A mysterious…

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Puss in Boots: The Last Wish

“Puss in Boots: The Last Wish” is as spry and light on its feet as its titular feline. The inherently…

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Kung Fu Panda 4

Did the world really need another “Kung Fu Panda” movie? The trilogy ended in satisfying fashion in 2016 with the…

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