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Jay Stone and Katherine Monk. Definitive reviews. Trusted critics.

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Movie review: Paris Can Wait can wait

A French roue takes his friend's wife on a flirtatious motor trip in this love letter to food, charming villages and other, wiser films about the same subject 

Transformers: The Last Knight Falls on its long sword

Movie Review: Transformers - The Last Knight Michael Bay's fifth Transformers monstrosity features the ever-charming Mark Wahlberg kicking mechanical can down the curb once more in a messy collision of story, character and Saturday morning merchandizing
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The Lovers finds passion in abandonment

Movie Review: The Lovers In this bleak and tender view of relationships, a married couple carrying on affairs with other people find a renewed interest in one another
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Beatriz at Dinner results in social indigestion

Movie Review: Beatriz at Dinner Salma Hayek delivers a rock solid performance as a Mexican massage therapist marooned in a Malibu mansion with a morally bankrupt businessman in Miguel Arteta and Mike White's painful dissection of modern society
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Olli Maki answers the bell

Movie Review: The Happiest Day in the Life of Olli Maki Part boxing movie and part love story, this Finnish film tells the story of a true Scandinavian hero, a prizefighter who fought for a title he didn't really seem to want  
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My Cousin Rachel Cinches Blood Ties

Movie Review: My Cousin Rachel Rachel Weisz performs a dance of several veils as Roger Michell revisits Victorian archetype through a psychologically modern lens
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The Mummy Crashes

Movie Review: The Mummy Tom Cruise tosses himself across the screen as a treasure-hunting soldier who stumbles into a cursed sarcophagus carrying an ancient queen with a score to settle
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It Comes at Night Lacks Climax

Movie Review: It Comes at Night Viral contagion, zombie apocalypse and family values smoke and smoulder for a creepy mood, but Trey Edward Shults's End-of-Days story gets buried in a shallow grave
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Land of Mine: A War Movie Like No Other

Movie Review: Land of Mine Denmark's best foreign film contender didn't win an Oscar, but this truth-based drama about young Germans forced to clear beaches blows up war movie cliche by focusing on consequence instead of action
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A Brief Encounter: Captain Underpants

Movie Review: Captain Underpants Who cares about London or France when you've got a superhero rocking underpants? Dav Pilkey's potty-obsessed character makes a memorable debut with as much fart as he has heart