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  • Roald Dahl's The Witches

    Roald Dahl's The Witches

    ★★

    Oh look. It’s the first Robert Zemeckis movie that has all the personality of a Jon Turteltaub joint.

  • Tenet

    Tenet

    ★★★

    TENET TAKE TWO: I didn’t really believe that seeing TENET a second time, on this occasion in the 70MM/IMAX format in which it was shot, would make me like or understand the movie better. A confusing story is still a confusing story no matter how it’s presented. I did hope it would make the parts that do work - most of the action scenes - really crackle. It didn’t. Instead, the IMAX only served to reinforce how scattershot the storytelling…

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  • Coney Island

    Coney Island

    ★★★½

    Fascinating silent curio notable for three things: an early glimpse at Buster Keston, who has all the best moments, a sampling of the tragic Fatty Arbuckle, and a New York time capsule that's nearly 100 years old.

  • Justice League

    Justice League

    ★½

    JUSTICE LEAGUE: Leave it to Wonder Woman, star of the best film of the DCCU, to sum up everything wrong with that universe in yet another misfire. “I’ve been too busy reacting,” she says. “I haven’t been leading.” That’s what most of the DCCU movies have done - reacted to other, better movies rather than innovate on their own terms. This is only more (and more and more and more) of the same. To be fair, most of the movie…