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Blockbuster report: Summer 2017 in review+

It’s hard to believe that another summer movie season has already come and gone! Not surprisingly, the big winners this...

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Movie review: ‘The Dark Tower’ is a missed opportunity+

Sometimes watching a disappointing movie is harder than watching a bad one. With a bad movie, you at least know...

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Movie review: Christopher Nolan brings history to life with WWII thriller ‘Dunkirk’+

The Word War II historical thriller “Dunkirk” isn’t the type of movie I’d normally expect from Christopher Nolan — whose...

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Movie review: ‘War for the Planet of the Apes’ wraps up franchise on a moving, thought-provoking note+

Although it may not draw the same level of feverish buzz as its superhero peers, the Planet of the Apes...

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Movie review: ‘Spider-Man: Homecoming’ brings everyone’s favorite friendly neighborhood superhero into the Marvel Cinematic Universe+

Initially, I was more than a little skeptical about Sony’s new Spider-Man film. In the past 15 years, we have...

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Movie review: ‘Baby Driver’ is a slick, stylish ride+

A film about heists and car chases isn’t normally the kind of movie that immediately catches my interest. However, “Baby...

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‘World, Chase Me Down’ Book Review By Ron Fortier+

WORLD, CHASE ME DOWN By Andrew Hilleman Penguin Books 332 pgs At the turn of the century, Pat Crowe and...

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‘Cut Me In’ Book Review By Ron Fortier+

CUT ME IN By Ed McBain Hard Case Crime 237 pages As a high school student in the early 1960s,...

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Movie review: DC’s ‘Wonder Woman’ movie worth the wait+

It’s fair to say that DC Comics and Warner Bros. have had their struggles as they’ve launched the DC Cinematic...

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Movie review: Fifth Pirates of the Caribbean movie sails into theaters with ‘Dead Men Tell No Tales’+

It’s been almost 15 years (if you can believe it!) since fans first set sail with Captain Jack Sparrow and...

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