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SNL cast member Kyle Mooney's oddball star vehicle opens wide on Friday, August 18.

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From the Land of the Moon Has a Respectable Pedigree, but Even Prestige Pictures Can Be Turkeys

Film Review The French film starring Marion Cotillard opens in the Triangle on Friday, August 18.

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Movie Review: Scary Nuns, Creepy Dolls, and Not a Few Plot Holes in The Conjuring Franchise's Latest Spawn, Annabelle: Creation

Arts Annabelle: Creation is a perfectly adequate scary movie, the kind that's fun to see in a theater packed with helpful audiences yelling advice at the screen. But connoisseurs of the genre may find themselves bored.

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In a Way, Detroit Rounds Out a Thematic Trilogy of War Films by Kathryn Bigelow

Film Review The Zero Dark Thirty director's latest, set during the 1967 Detroit Riots, opens locally on Friday, August 4.

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Obvious Child's Gillian Robespierre and Jenny Slate Reunite for Landline, an Ode to Nineties Anxiety and Optimism

Film Review Landline opens locally on Friday, August 4.

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Movie Review: Atomic Blonde Is More Like Dime-Store John le Carré than Joan Wick or Jane Bond

Arts Everyone is really here for the fighting, which is filmed with a choreographed clarity makes it easier to follow the fisticuffs than the storyline.

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Maudie Celebrates the Light of Creativity and the Indefatigable Folk Artist Maud Lewis

Film Review Despite crippling rheumatoid arthritis, Lewis painted every day of her life on every surface she could find.

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H.P. Lovecraft Meets Art House Cinema in the Odd, Ominous A Ghost Story

Film Review David Lowery's compelling picture opens Friday, July 28.

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Movie Review: Like the Films of Terrence Malick, Christopher Nolan's Dunkirk Is Both Epic and Meditative

Arts Also like Malick, it's a high-minded morass in which the characters are hard to grasp through Nolan's fog of war.

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Movie Review: Luc Besson Breaks the Bank for the Visually Extravagant, Emotionally Empty Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets

Arts The film unites the bifurcated fantasies of Silicon Valley: a Burning Man-style frontier playground beyond society's rules crosscut with the purely digital world of unrestricted capital flows.

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Movie Review: War for the Planet of the Apes Isn't Kidding with That "Ape-Pocalypse Now" Joke

Arts The third entry in the Planet of the Apes reboot trilogy is a journey into the heart of darkness.

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N.C.-Based Filmmaker Patrick Read Johnson, One of the First People to See Early Star Wars Footage, Relives the Magic Four Decades Later in 5-25-77

Arts The film, which screens at North Hills in Raleigh tonight, features John Francis Daley before his Bones stardom and Spider-Man: Homecoming scripting.

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Spider-Man: Homecoming Makes a Fifty-Five-Year-Old Hero Feel Like a Kid Again

Film Review The web-slinger's debut in the Marvel Cinematic Universe opens on Friday, July 9.

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The Big Sick Is a New Kind of Rom-Com for a New Kind of America

Film Review The film, based on the real-life courtship of screenwriters Kumail Nanjiani and Emily V. Gordon, opens on Friday, July 9.

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Movie Review: Despicable Me 3 Shows Signs of a Franchise Wearing Thin, but Your Kids Won't Mind, Because Minions!

Arts The villain-turned-hero thing has been done to death—think Shrek, Megamind, Wreck-It Ralph, and Monsters, Inc., all the way back to the Grinch.

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Movie Review: All Eyez on Me Claims to Be Tupac Shakur's Untold Story, but You Could Cobble Most of It Together with YouTube Clips

Arts There’s a lot more to bringing someone back to life than looking like him, and this biopic falls short in capturing who Tupac was.

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Know More About Manhattan Than Your Embattled Neighbors in Rural North Carolina? Then See Raising Bertie.

Film Review The independent documentary Raising Bertie, filmed in fits and starts over the course of six years, is essentially a coming-of-age movie. Shot in Bertie

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