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"47 Meters Down: Uncaged" is shark schlock
Shark movies are, at heart, monster movies. Yes, sharks exist in the world and are much different than say, some weird and creepy creature designed by a filmmaking team, but their goal is the same regardless: killing teenagers.

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Alone Together

"Where'd You Go, Bernadette" is a missed opportunity
As a filmmaker, Richard Linklater is what you might call affable. In his movies, going all the way back to "Dazed and Confused," he loves to find the truth in human interaction, but seems uncomfortable with pain that isn't easily fixed.

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Learn to Say Goodbye

Awkwafina refreshes in "The Farewell"
I'm not sure what I expected from "The Farewell"—maybe something slightly schmaltzy, with multiple moments of unearned conflict and manipulative attempts to get the audience to reach for their hankies. That sounds harsh, but I don't trust tearjerkers.

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May the Source Be with You

August Edition
Look, I realize it's incredibly impersonal to talk about the weather...especially with you. We're closer than that.

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The Slow and the Curious

Hobbs & Shaw is like bad pizza
I didn't expect this movie to be smart, but I'm not sure I expected it to be so stupid, either. As an unabashed fan of the "Fast and the Furious" franchise, I've been looking forward to "Hobbs & Shaw" all year.

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California Dreamin'

Tarantino weaves a wondrous fairy tale
I think Quentin Tarantino is a misunderstood filmmaker. He's an unembarrassed cinephile who regularly comes under attack for his movies containing sexism, racism, brutal violence, a deep-seated foot fetish and enough bad language to make a sailor blush.

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See Ya Later, Alligator

"Crawl" is a classic throwback to "Jaws"
I'm a grown-ass man. Yes, I spend too much money on comic books, physical media and having strangers cook me food, but I still feel like I'm more of a grown-up than I was, like, three to five years ago. I've seen upward of a thousand movies in theaters over the years—yet, amazingly, I had a "first-ever" moment while watching the new creature feature, "Crawl."

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Collateral Damage

A great cast helps 'Lyft' "Stuber"
*This paragraph should be read in that deep, gravelly voice that the guy who narrates movie trailers uses. Vic Manning is a no-nonsense cop who can't see much of anything at all.

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