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A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood
 
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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
Charlie's Angels (2019)
Movie

Charlie's Angels (2019)

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

Entertaining, well-paced racing biopic has strong language. Full expert review
Blue's Clues & You!
TV

Blue's Clues & You!

Engaging reboot teaches preschoolers pre-reading skills. Full expert review

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