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Charlie's Angels (2019)
Movie

Charlie's Angels (2019)

Super fun reboot mixes female empowerment, lots of violence. Full expert review
Ford v Ferrari
Movie

Ford v Ferrari

Entertaining, well-paced racing biopic has strong language. Full expert review
Klaus
 
Movie

Klaus

Santa origin story is a sweet reminder of generosity. Full expert review
Doctor Sleep
Movie

Doctor Sleep

Well-made "Shining" sequel has intense violence toward kids. Full expert review
The Mandalorian
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The Mandalorian

Sci-fi violence, real magic in small-screen Star Wars show. Full expert review

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