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The Last Time I Saw Paris (1954)

An overlong, overly maudlin example of Golden Age filmmaking, a four-hankie weepie — I laughed, I cried, I couldn't wait for it to end.
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“Magnificent” is the word for this opening

The remake of a remake goes for $35 million in its opening weekend, with "Storks" also flying high and "Sully" still airborne.

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The Shallows

“The Shallows” won’t linger in your memory, but it should keep you entertained.
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Indy Style — September 23

On this week's show, Chris reviews "The Magnificent Seven," "The Hollars," "Storks", "Demon" plus "Beauty and the Beast: 25th Anniversary Edition" on video.

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Demon

An intriguing premise that never builds much of a sense of dread, this Polish/Israeli horror/comedy is a better idea than movie.
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Storks

Middle-of-the-road animation for kiddies with some humor thrown in for adults that doesn’t really click.

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The Hollars

A great big warm, wet hug of a movie, this dramedy about a wayward kid going home is weighted with cliches but rings true and avoids tripping over pretensions.
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“Sully” keeps altitude as “Blair Witch,” “Bridge” and “Snowden” crash

All the newcomers crash and burn on liftoff, while "Sully" glides to $22 million on its second weekend in release.

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Beauty and the Beast: 25th Anniversary Edition

The Disney classic kicked off a golden age of animation, and 25 years later it looks better than ever.
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Indy Style — September 16

On this week's show, Chris reviews "Blair Witch," "Bridge Jones's Baby," "Complete Unknown," "Snowden," "Mia Madre" plus "Captain America: Civil War" on video.

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Blair Witch

You can't recapture lightning in a bottle, but "Blair Witch" is thematically and aesthetically a true inheritor to the original game-changing film.
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Complete Unknown

Splendidly acted by Rachel Weisz and Michael Shannon, "Complete Unknown" questions one woman’s false personas and the very concept of identity as a fixed point.

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“Sully” soars with $35 million

"Sully" beats expectations with a solid $35 million haul, ending the summer movie season on a high altitude moment.
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Duck, You Sucker! (1971)

Like a lot of Sergio Leone's films, "Duck, You Sucker!" has some big ideas lurking beneath a gaudy facade of violence and miscreant behavior.