Movie Reviews
Those pesky aliens are back and wreaking even more havoc in "Independence Day: Resurgence," a 2016 sequel to director Roland Emmerich's 1996 original from Twentieth Century Fox.

Independence Day: Resurgence

Whatever enjoyment you find is an OK-fine white flag, not a willful surrender to spectacle. Though slick, the visuals boast all the awe of a software upgrade.
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The Shallows

If "The Shallows" seems like an excuse to get Blake Lively in a bikini for 87 minutes and scare us with a CGI shark, you'd be right.

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The Palme d'Or winner at Cannes is a sensitive and probing tale of Sri Lankan refugees who try to make a new life in Paris under the burden of a haunting lie.
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Art Bastard

A portrait of the artist as an old man, still fiercely independent and alive.

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Finding Dory

Though it can't hold a candle to its predecessor — a rather bright flame to be held against — "Finding Dory" is nonetheless an agreeable and welcome follow-up.
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Central Intelligence

Kevin Hart and Dwayne Johnson have winning screen presence, but "Central Intelligence" just isn't nearly as funny as it thinks it is.

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Dark Horse: The Incredible True Story of Dream Alliance

This uplifting documentary shares the story of Dream Alliance, a thoroughbred race horse bred by a group of working-class villagers in South Wales.
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An engrossing and invaluable artifact of how politics, the media and digital information combine and collide in an age unbound by limits on our curiosity.