Lion
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Lion

Lion is a mild success, one that will warm the heart but won’t offer much…

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The Family Fang
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The Family Fang

Secret in Their Eyes
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Secret in Their Eyes

Even the far superior (but still flawed) Argentine original is essentially little more than a…

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Strangerland
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Strangerland

Strangerland is mostly a dreary bore, heavy on atmosphere but lacking in psychological insight.

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Year by Year: Worst Summer Movies (1995-2004)
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Year by Year: Worst Summer Movies (1995-2004)

1995: Congo (Dir. Frank Marshall) Undoubtedly emboldened by the smash success of Jurassic Park (1993)…

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Re-Make/Re-Model: The Stepford Wives (1975) vs. The Stepford Wives (2004)
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Re-Make/Re-Model: The Stepford Wives (1975) vs. The Stepford Wives (2004)

The mid-‘70s were a strange and confusing time in America. The political climate was partisan…

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