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2020 ‘at’ the movies

It was a horrible and great year for movies What even is a 2020 movie? This year’s Oscar race will […]

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Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom (R), Freaky (R), Godmothered (PG)

Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom (R) The late Chadwick Boseman probably secures his Oscar with Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom, a new […]

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The Croods: A New Age (PG)

The Croods: A New Age (PG) The Neanderthal-ish cave family the Croods meets some yuppie helicopter-parent homo sapiens in The […]

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Hillbilly Elegy (R)

Hillbilly Elegy (R) J.D. Vance’s popular 2016 memoir gets the awards-season glossy movie treatment in the Ron Howard-directed Hillbilly Elegy. […]

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Mank (R)

Mank (R) Screenwriter Herman Mankiewicz writes Citizen Kane while recuperating from injury and Citizen Kane-ily reflecting on his career in […]

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Happiest Season (PG-13) & Superintelligence (PG)

Happiest Season (PG-13) Hulu offers a solid bit of Christmas content in the streaming-service-holiday-movie competition with Happiest Season, a sweet, […]

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The Lego Star Wars Holiday Special (TV-G)

Rey learns a valuable lesson about friendship on Life Day in The Lego Star Wars Holiday Special, a gleefully goofy […]

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Jingle Jangle: A Christmas Journey (PG)

An inventor is lifted out of his doldrums by a visit from his plucky granddaughter in Jingle Jangle: A Christmas […]

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Love and Monsters (PG-13) & The Craft: Legacy (PG-13)

Love and Monsters (PG-13) A guy travels through miles of monster-infested wilderness to see a girl in Love and Monsters, […]

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On the Rocks (R)& Borat Subsequent Moviefilm (R)

On the Rocks (R) Nothing happens — but nothing with a Sofia Coppola laid-back charm — in the light dramedy […]

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