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The Lost City (PG-13) ★★★½

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The 80s is known as the decade for outrageously fun romantic comedy adventures, such as “Romancing the Stone” and “Jewel of the Nile.” In recent years movies have become heavily dramatic, with emotionally injured characters presenting dreadful character arcs. Viewing “The Lost City” is the perfect respite and, personally, a…

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The Batman The Adam Project

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“The Batman” out of the gate, my reaction is wow! Robert Pattinson’s “Batman” has a gothic look and brooding attitude, fighting crime in a rainy, dark, gritty Gotham City. Co-writer and director Matt Reeves frames the caped crusader as a lone wolf who hunts, and at times he’s the one…

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Dog (PG-13) ★★★

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  Hi Carl, and hello to all of our listeners out there. Tonight, I’m going to talk about the movie “Dog” that’s playing in theaters. Channing Tatum stars as Briggs, a former Army Ranger who was forced off duty due to a traumatic brain injury. He’s longing to get back…

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Death on the Nile (PG-13)

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If you viewed Kenneth Branagh’s 2017 film, Murder on the Orient Express, you’ll have a good idea of the premise of Death on the Nile. The mystery thriller is based on the 1937 Agatha Christie novel, with Branagh returning as director and actor Hercule Poirot, the notorious Belgium detective, and…

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The Tender Bar (R)

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The film is based on the true story of news journalist J.R.” Moehringer, a Pulitzer Prize winner wrote a memoir in 2005 of his chaotic life during the 70s. A local bar became his sanctuary. The film stars Ben Affleck as Uncle Charlie and Tye Sheridan as J.R. It works…

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