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Maleficent: Mistress of Evil
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Maleficent: Mistress of Evil

Powerful queens go to war in intense, dark fantasy sequel. Full expert review
Zombieland: Double Tap
Movie

Zombieland: Double Tap

Cheerfully vulgar, gory sequel lives up to the original. Full expert review
Gemini Man
Movie

Gemini Man

Violent, effects-driven action misfire is sluggish, dull. Full expert review
The Addams Family
Movie

The Addams Family

So-so adaptation isn't spooky, kooky enough; a few scares. Full expert review
The Casagrandes
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The Casagrandes

Charming Loud House spin-off about Mexican American family. Full expert review

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