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‘A Quiet Place’ Is a Horror Movie That Is Sillier Than It Would Like to Admit

Director and star John Krasinski may be taking everything way too seriously in his tense, sensitive film, but that doesn’t make it serious

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‘Ready Player One’ Is an Overbearing Attempt to Revive Classic Spielberg

The virtual-reality fantasy doubles down on nostalgia, to diminishing returns

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‘Damage Control’: ‘Ready Player One’ Isn’t the ‘Black Panther’ for Gamers

Justin Charity and K. Austin Collins talk Spielberg’s latest, Stormy Daniels, and millennial nostalgia

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Steven Soderbergh’s ‘Unsane’ Is an Argument for a New Direction for Hollywood

The director’s iPhone-shot movie would be easy to dismiss as a schlocky experiment, but it is instead a liberating, unsettling thriller

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‘Isle of Dogs’ Is a Movie You Want to Reach Out and Touch

Wes Anderson’s canine love story is a cultural crosscurrent—Japan by way of America by way of Japan—that maximizes the director’s impeccable eye for clever curation

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‘Love, Simon’: Progress in the Form of Deliberate Banality

There’s an audience that needs a gay teen movie, and not despite it being an airy, optimistic fantasy, but rather for precisely that reason

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‘Damage Control’: How Not to Talk About ‘A Wrinkle in Time’ and Ava DuVernay

Justin Charity and K. Austin Collins also talk about Bruno Mars and cultural appropriation

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‘Creed’ With Bill Simmons, Wesley Morris, Sean Fennessey, and K. Austin Collins

Revisiting the 2015 ‘Rocky’ spinoff starring Michael B. Jordan and directed by Ryan Coogler

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‘A Wrinkle in Time’ Is a Noble Failure

Ava DuVernay’s $100 million Oprah-assisted fantasy is strange, bombastic, and messy, but invigorating—for kids, at least, and possibly for the industry at large

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Progress in Moderation: A Night of Conflict and Compromise at the Oscars

As usual, the Academy’s good intentions were in competition with outdoing its boring taste