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Blinded by the Light
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Blinded by the Light

Charming comedy celebrates family ties and The Boss. Full expert review
Good Boys
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Good Boys

Exceedingly raunchy comedy has heart, but it's not for kids. Full expert review
Where'd You Go, Bernadette
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Where'd You Go, Bernadette

Book-based tale of eccentric genius; mature themes, cursing. Full expert review
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The Angry Birds Movie 2

Funnier sequel still has silly action, potty humor. Full expert review
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Serengeti

Entertaining, visually stunning African animal series. Full expert review

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