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Film

Black Panther’s claws are still sharp

Is Ryan Coogler’s sequel worth the watch?

By John Ehrett

Film

Halloween Ends succeeds because it’s barely a horror film

The third in the trilogy trades a high body count for a sophisticated reckoning with evil

By John Ehrett

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Amsterdam explores friendship in a complicated world

The film focuses less on overbearing ideology than on living well

By John Ehrett

Film

Don’t Worry Darling was almost interesting

Welcome to 2022, when movies hew the progressive line and audiences walk out polarized

By John Ehrett

Film

The Woman King is satisfying but it sanitizes African slavery

The real-life kingdom of Dahomey was not so progressive

By John Ehrett

Film

The new Pinocchio is straight up trash

This reincarnation of a classic chooses pointless nihilism over redemption

By John Ehrett

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Beast is a throwaway summer thriller too tame for its own good

Though you do get to see Idris Elba punch a lion

By John Ehrett

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Bullet Train is a neon-washed delight

The fun thriller breaks up the summer’s lengthy movie drought

By John Ehrett

Film

The Princess is misanthropic TikTok schlock

With a toxic masculinity all its own

By John Ehrett

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Where the Crawdads Sing reduces a rich novel to a love triangle

Gone are the book’s themes of Christianity and the poverty of marsh life

By John Ehrett

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