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Emma Thompson on ‘The Children Act,’ Why She Loved ‘Wonder Woman’

Emma Thompson gives her best performance in years in “The Children Act,” a gripping drama that asks tough questions about law and faith, while examining the limits of personal freedoms and the role of the state. The adaptation of Ian McEwan’s acclaimed 2014 novel features Thompson as Judge Fiona Maye, a workaholic whose equilibriu… Variety

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‘The Accountant’ Director Tapped for ‘Suicide Squad 2’

In the summer of 2016, Suicide Squad introduced a new team of antiheroes to the DC cinematic universe. It proved to be a rip-roaring popular success, earning more than $ 745 million at the box office worldwide. Director David Ayer soon began working on a spin-off project, Gotham City Sirens, that would revolve around Harley  Full Article…

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Venice Film Review: ‘The Leisure Seeker’

There are Alzheimer’s movies that cut to the quick, like “Still Alice,” and then there are Alzheimer’s movies that pander to the worst sort of cheaply-manipulative old-folks cutesiness, like “The Leisure Seeker.” Maybe if there were one crumb of genuine flavor in this stale cheese, it could have passed muster, but this is ersatz curd,…..  Full Article…

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‘The Dark Tower’ Is Doing Something Very Cool on Opening Day

Idris Elba and Matthew McConaughey star in The Dark Tower, the first big-screen adventure inspired by Stephen King's epic series of novels. The books have drawn millions of devoted fans, who may get a chuckle when they see what time the first screenings begin tonight. That's because those premiere screenings are set to start at  Full Article…

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What ‘The Dark Tower’ and ‘It’ Running Times Tell Us

This week, the action-adventure The Dark Tower opens in theaters. Next month, the horror thriller It promises to terrorize moviegoers. Both are the latest screen adaptations of source material by legendary writer Stephen King; each has taken a very different approach, as suggested by their respective running times. Running just 95 minutes, The Da… Movies.com  Full Article…

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