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Enola Holmes
 
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Enola Holmes

Entertaining period mystery has feminist messages, violence. Full expert review
The Social Dilemma
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The Social Dilemma

Eye-opening docu charts social media dangers, offers advice. Full expert review
Mulan (2020)
 
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Mulan (2020)

Martial arts epic is more intense, violent than original. Full expert review
Tenet
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Tenet

Nolan's violent, elaborate epic is best for deep thinkers. Full expert review
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