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Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald Is a Tedious Slog, But It Ends Well

Amid all the exposition and setup, nobody really seems to do anything.
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Ralph Breaks the Internet and the Rise of Mash-up Cinema

It’s not unreasonable to expect that branded mash-ups are on their way to becoming a staple aspect of blockbuster movies.
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Widows Is a Thoroughly Entertaining Caper

McQueen wouldn’t do a mere genre movie, of course.
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  7. sequels
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  8. widows
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  28. documentaries
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  33. die hard
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  34. unfinished business
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  36. clarifications
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  38. obits
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  39. reunions
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  44. how did i get here?
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  46. oscar futures
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