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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
Joker
Movie

Joker

Bleak, violent, powerful; not your typical comic book movie. Full expert review
Abominable
 
Movie

Abominable

Funny, heartwarming adventure has some peril, scares. Full expert review
Batwoman
TV

Batwoman

Fun series delivers precise superhero punch, some violence. Full expert review

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