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The Aeronauts
Movie

The Aeronauts

Perilous science adventure lifts but doesn't soar. Full expert review
Knives Out
 
Movie

Knives Out

Expert, effortlessly entertaining all-star mystery-comedy. Full expert review
A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood
 
Movie

A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood

Biopic captures Rogers' generous spirit, empathy, kindness. Full expert review
Frozen 2
 
Movie

Frozen 2

Slightly darker sequel charms with catchy songs, messages. Full expert review
The Rocketeer
TV

The Rocketeer

Go-getter girl fills big shoes in next-gen superhero tale. Full expert review

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