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The Call of the Wild
 
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The Call of the Wild

Thrilling, sometimes intense adventure teaches resilience. Full expert review
The Gentlemen
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The Gentlemen

Guns, money, drink in violent, profane Guy Ritchie caper. Full expert review
Birds of Prey (and the Fantabulous Emancipation of One Harley Quinn)
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Birds of Prey (and the Fantabulous Emancipation of One Harley Quinn)

Violent and profane, but themes of teamwork, friendship. Full expert review
Bloodshot
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Bloodshot

Good sci-fi idea thwarted by dull, violent filmmaking. Full expert review
RBG
 
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RBG

Inspiring, entertaining docu about an American icon. Full expert review

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