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Ouija: Origin of Evil

By the time it gets to the Polish-speaking ghosts and the ghoulish Nazi doctor, you’re so invested in the characters that you’re willing to buy…


Jack Reacher: Never Go Back

It’s a pity that Jack Reacher: Never Go Back fails to support Cruise and his costars, all of whom are acting as if their lives…

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Ballad of Narayama

"The Ballad of Narayama" is a Japanese film of great beauty and elegant artifice, telling a story of startling cruelty. What a space it opens…

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Reconstruction Movie Review

A young man named Alex sees a woman on a Copenhagen railroad platform and impulsively dumps his girlfriend in order to pursue his new fixation. Turns out the woman is married -- and to a well-known writer, at that. After a one-night affair, Alex suddenly finds that his old life has simply ... ceased to exist. What is going on here?



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