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Charming
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Charming

Animated fairy tale with a twist has some scary scenes. Full expert review
Soul
 
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Soul

Amazing animation, serious themes in existential dramedy. Full expert review
We Can Be Heroes
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We Can Be Heroes

Rodriguez' superhero-kid adventure has action, humor. Full expert review
Wonder Woman 1984
Movie

Wonder Woman 1984

Melancholy DC sequel about redemption has mixed messages. Full expert review
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Bridgerton

Sex, nudity, smoking in sumptuous, diverse period drama. Full expert review
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