Movie Review: ‘Skyscraper’

Way back in 1958, James Stewart's character struggled with vertigo in the Alfred Hitchcock movie of the same name. But he had it easy compared to Dwayne Johnson's ex-U.S. military security expert Will Sawyer in "Skyscraper"
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Movie Review: ‘Hotel Transylvania 3: Summer Vacation’

Like the excursion around which it's built, the animated kids' comedy "Hotel Transylvania 3: Summer Vacation" (Sony) makes for a pleasant diversion.
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Movie Review: ‘Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom’

Apparently, it's time to check in again with everybody's favorite prehistoric era, because here comes "Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom" (Universal).
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Movie Review: ‘Upgrade’

With its brief but excessively graphic scenes of bloodletting, the otherwise mildly interesting sci-fi thriller "Upgrade" (BH Tilt) skirts the outer boundaries of moral acceptability.
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Movie Review: ‘Solo: A Star Wars Story’

Before he grew up to be Harrison Ford, intergalactic freebooter Han Solo was Alden Ehrenreich -- or so at least the folks behind "Solo: A Star Wars Story" (Disney), the pleasing but insubstantial latest addition to the blockbuster franchise, would have you believe.
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Movie Review: ‘Deadpool 2’

A second helping of excessively violent action with a side of foul-mouthed sarcasm is on offer in "Deadpool 2" (Fox), director David Leitch's follow-up to the 2016 original. 
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Pope Francis: A Man of His Word

An insight into the personality, thinking and global influence of the first pontiff in the long history of the church. A work of high quality that can be recommended for a wide range of age groups.
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Movie Review: ‘Tully’

Director Jason Reitman's comedy "Tully" winds up strongly affirming marriage and family life. Yet his film takes such a rocky path to that positive outcome that most viewers may not wish to follow it.
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Movie Review: ‘Avengers: Infinity War’

Strong pro-life values are embedded in the towering, richly complex Marvel Comics-based adventure "Avengers: Infinity War."
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Movie Review: ‘The Devil and Father Amorth’

This glimpse into the world of absolute darkness seems, for the most part, artistically -- or perhaps it would be better to say journalistically -- justified.
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Movie Review: ‘Chappaquiddick’

Screenwriters Andrew Logan and Taylor Allen and director John Curran portray rather than explain the mysterious callousness shown by Sen. Kennedy after the death of Mary Jo Kopechne.
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Movie Review: ‘Paul, Apostle of Christ’

Catholic viewers will appreciate a scene in which Paul celebrates the Eucharist and gives Luke Communion as well as the way those facing slaughter in the arena prepare themselves by reciting the Our Father.
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