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The Kissing Booth 2
Movie

The Kissing Booth 2

So-so teen romcom sequel has cursing, alcohol, sex. Full expert review
Greyhound
Movie

Greyhound

Intense WWII combat in the Atlantic; brief language. Full expert review
The Old Guard
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The Old Guard

Smart female-led action saga has heart; violence, language. Full expert review
Hamilton
 
Movie

Hamilton

Filmed Broadway smash has mature content, positive messages. Full expert review
Get Even
TV

Get Even

Edgy British teen mystery series deals with murder. Full expert review

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