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Crawl
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Crawl

Relentless, terrifying alligator movie with lots of gore. Full expert review
Stuber
Movie

Stuber

Few laughs in uninspired, violent action comedy. Full expert review
Midsommar
Movie

Midsommar

Unsettling, high-class horror movie is extremely violent. Full expert review
Spider-Man: Far from Home
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Spider-Man: Far from Home

Fun, fast-paced sequel has some dark, dizzying violence. Full expert review
Molly of Denali
TV

Molly of Denali

Native Alaskan character's adventures celebrate heritage. Full expert review

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