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Thunder Force
 
Movie

Thunder Force

Language, violence, big laughs in diverse superhero comedy. Full expert review
Raya and the Last Dragon
 
Movie

Raya and the Last Dragon

Charming, epic adventure mixes monsters, humor, heart. Full expert review
Godzilla vs. Kong
Movie

Godzilla vs. Kong

Blockbuster monster mash is heavy on mayhem, light on story. Full expert review
A Week Away
Movie

A Week Away

Feel-good faith-based camp musical is clean and upbeat. Full expert review
The Circle
TV

The Circle

Reality series is a weird, compelling popularity contest. Full expert review
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