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Review: ‘Kubo and the Two Strings’ is a Well-Tuned Masterpiece

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I have admired the stop-motion works of the Laika animation studio for years, but I had yet to see them break out with a true masterpiece. Sure, Coraline and Paranorman hold a special place in my heart, but they also felt closer to that of Henry Selick’s The Nightmare Before Christmas (especially since Coraline was directed by Selick). I kept …

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Trailer: Fan-Made ‘Kenobi’ is the Star Wars Movie We NEED

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With the kick-off of a new cycle of Star Wars movies last year with Star Wars: The Force Awakens, it’s insanely exciting to think of what they’ll do next. Rogue One is coming later this year, and a Han Solo film is in the works after that. Not to mention the continuing Episodes 8 and 9. But what about Obi-Wan Kenobi? Fans have been dying …

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7 Astonishing Alicia Vikander Movies PLUS 3 More We Can’t Wait to See

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Despite winning an Oscar last year for The Danish Girl, all these amazing Alicia Vikander movies kind of snuck up on us. Hailing from Sweden, she seamlessly transitioned into the U.S. film scene. Now she’s shown that she can not only handle heavy, romantic period pieces, she can also be a bad-ass babe when she wants to be. Her summer appearance in Jason Bourne got …

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Review: ‘Hell or High Water’ Rides High With Grit & Wit

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The southern vibe is strong with the crime picture Hell or High Water. Dreary farmlands of West Texas lie barren with small town folk being foreclosed upon. Two brothers rob small banks with intent to repair their family. Two Texas Rangers follow their trail as they sling love-hate zingers of stereotypes at one another. Every civilian owns a gun, a …

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‘Thor: Ragnarok’ Set Photo Reveals MAJOR Clue About the Hulk

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Watch: Mark Ruffalo talks The Hulk! Even though Captain America: Civil War was pretty much an Avengers movie, there were a few key cast members missing from the action. Most notably, Thor and the Hulk, a.k.a. Bruce Banner (played by Mark Ruffalo), were absent from the fray. So what has Banner been up to? A set photo from Thor: Ragnarok showing a mysterious Avengers quinjet …

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‘Suicide Squad’ Holds Top Spot at Box Office, Followed by Seth Rogan’s ‘Sausage Party’

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Suicide Squad held onto the top spot on the domestic revenue charts for the second straight weekend, but is pace has slowed considerably. The vigilante squad of cosmic, superhero bad-asses took in $57.8 million and has now grossed $242.5 million overseas, pushing the grand total to $465 million. But the weekend’s receipts for the movie had a 56 percent decline from …

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R2-D2 Actor Kenny Baker Dies, ‘Star Wars’ Team Pays Tribute

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Every Stars Wars fan wants the magic to last forever, but unfortunately, some things must come to an end. Actor Kenny Baker, who plays R2-D2 in all six of the Star Wars episodes, has passed away at the age of 81. Baker had been suffering from illness for a long time. He appears to have died in his sleep while at home in England. …

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‘Thor: Ragnarok’ Will Bring the Warriors Three Back Into the Fray

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Fandral, Hogun and Volstagg may have had minor roles in the first two Thor movies, but they sure made an impact. The rough and tumble fighters known as “The Warriors Three” proved to be loyal friends to the god of thunder, and we have some good news–they’ll be making a comeback in Thor: Ragnarok. Two of the three actors of the trio were …

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