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Annabelle Comes Home
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Annabelle Comes Home

Not much new, but sequel is well-crafted and spooky. Full expert review
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Child's Play (2019)

Gory killer doll/slasher reboot is unexpectedly fun. Full expert review
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Toy Story 4

Big-hearted, touching finale to Pixar's legendary franchise. Full expert review

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