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‘Marvelous and the Black Hole’ Review: Appealing Odd-Couple Ode to the Magic of, Well, Magic

Not quite adult enough to be young adult, and not quite a children’s film either, Kate Tsang’s “Marvelous and the Black Hole” is a sweet-natured throwback, the kind of film a parent might wish their young teen would watch, rather than whichever dystopian franchise or fanfic adaptation they’re currently involved with. A set-your-watch-by-it riff on […]

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‘Desperados’ Review: Here’s the Netflix Rip-Off of ‘Bridesmaids’ and ‘Girls Trip’

While Hollywood has struggled to marry its affection for bombastic big-budget franchises and its audience’s hunger for the mid-budget romantic comedies that fell out of box-office fashion long ago, Netflix picked up the slack and ran with it. But bulking up its robust library of originals with a litany of rom-com offerings — a good […]

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‘Love Wedding Repeat’ Review: Netflix Rom-Com Provides the Weakest Timelines

Netflix has had some success with romantic comedies with movies like To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before and Always Be My Maybe, but their latest offering to the genre, Love Wedding Repeat is a total misfire. Devoid of any sentiment other than “Isn’t it funny when people are forced into an awkward situation?” the […]

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Oscars: Academy Announces 344 Films Eligible for 2019 Best Picture

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced today that 344 feature films are eligible for the 2019 Academy Awards.To be eligible for the consideration, the films must open in a commercial motion picture theater in Los Angeles County by Dec. 31, and begin a minimum run of seven consecutive days. Academy rules also […]

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Actors playing nightmarish versions of themselves in cinema – ranked!

Keanu Reeves’s cameo in Netflix’s Always Be My Maybe – as himself, yet absolutely ghastly – is a showstopper. But what about those other stars who have parodied themselves on screen?The collision of high and low culture that occurred when Al Pacino appeared as himself in Adam Sandler’s lamentable cross-dressing comedy must have been visible […]

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Film Review: Netflix’s ‘Always Be My Maybe’

Society, and relentless commercial campaigns, constantly bombard women with messages about matrimony: Score a big, sparkly diamond. Obsess over a fancy white dress. And definitely marry your best friend. That latter cliché has been espoused by countless Hollywood comedies, from “My Best Friend’s Wedding” to “Made of Honor,” where one party resorts to outlandish shenanigans […]

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