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November 14
This image released by Amazon Studios shows Adam Driver in a scene from "The Report." (Atsushi Nishijima/Amazon Studios via AP)

CIA torture tactics at the center of new thriller starring Adam Driver, Annette Bening 

Scott Z. Burns gives his CIA drama the feel of a '70s thriller.
November 11
Martin Scorsese

5 great comic books that Martin Scorsese might enjoy adapting into 'cinema'

Martin Scorsese, despite his current roiling criticism of movies adapted from comic books, is no opponent of the illustrated story. One of the legendary director’s…
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November 8
Ella Balinska, Kristen Stewart and Naomi Scott in “Charlie’s Angels.”

This week's movie openings

Movies opening Friday   Charlie’s Angels (PG-13) When an engineer blows the whistle on a dangerous technology, Charlie’s Angels are called into action. Cyrano,…
November 8
Marisa Tomei, left, and Isabelle Huppert in “Frankie.”

'Frankie' has it all: Beautiful scenery, family drama and Isabelle Huppert 

"Frankie" presents a pleasantly depressed family dramedy with a gorgeous setting.
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November 7
In this sequel to the 1980 film “The Shining,” Ewan McGregor’s Dan Torrance, now aimless and alcoholic, is drawn back into a world he thought he

'The Shining' sequel 'Dr. Sleep': Precisely two-thirds of it is good 

Starring Ewan McGregor, the film works, to a point.
November 7
Artist Lee Mingwei is among those featured in “Gift.”

Unorthodox documentary 'Gift' asks: What is the value of art? 

Documentary asks a provocative question.
Movies
November 7
Emilia Clarke plays a Christmas-store elf whose life is a bit of a mess.

'Last Christmas' an enjoyable holiday movie with big stars and a big budget 

The delightful "Last Christmas" has a Hallmark-Lifetime holiday movie vibe, but with bigger stars and a bigger budget.
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November 7
Nick Jonas as Bruno Gaido in “Midway.”

Nostalgic 'Midway' gives its heroes short shrift through information overload 

The sheer amount of detail "Midway" tries to convey comes at the cost of its narrative impact.
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November 6
Shannen Doherty starred in the 1995 movie “Mallrats.”

Cast and crew revisit '90s Minnesota cult classic 'Mallrats'

Cast members will be signing memorabilia and posing for pictures during the inaugural edition of GalaxyCon Minneapolis.
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November 3
Linda Hamilton in “Terminator: Dark Fate.”

'Terminator: Dark Fate' tops box office, but it's no smash

It might be judgment day for the Terminator franchise.Despite generally favorable reviews and the return of star Linda Hamilton and producer James Cameron, "Terminator: Dark…
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November 2
Ewan McGregor as Danny Torrance in Doctor Sleep.

This week's movie openings

Movies opening Friday Doctor Sleep (R) Years after the events of “The Shining,” a now-adult Danny Torrance (Ewan McGregor) meets a girl with similar…
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November 2
Ridley

New on home video: 'Ophelia' a clever tale

A clever tale Director Claire McCarthy (“The Waiting City”) and writer Semi Chellas (“Mad Men”) took a major gamble with “Ophelia” (⋆⋆⋆). The intriguing tale…
November 1
Scarlett Johansson stars as Rosie and Roman Griffin Davis plays her son, Jojo, in “JoJo Rabbit.”

Scarlett Johansson brings personal experience to 'Jojo Rabbit'

She draws from her own life to play a single mother in an extraordinary time.
November 1
“Harriet” portrays the abolitionist hero (played by Cynthia Eriva) as a gun-toting “badass,” in the words of director Kasi Lemmons.

Filmmakers behind new Harriet Tubman biopic sought to rescue her from myth

The filmmakers behind "Harriet" worked hard to get her story right for once.
Movies
October 31
Mackenzie Davis and Linda Hamilton in “Terminator: Dark Fate.”

'Terminator: Dark Fate' is best thing to happen to the franchise since 'Judgment Day' 

In "Dark Fate," Linda Hamilton saves the world, and a franchise is lifted out of mediocrity.
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October 31
4130_D002_00630_RCynthia Erivo stars as Harriet Tubman in HARRIET, a Focus Features release.Credit: Glen Wilson / Focus Features

Biopic of Harriet Tubman is flawed, but star Cynthia Erivo is excellent

Cynthia Erivo's forthright performance as Harriet is the movie's biggest asset.
October 31
Edward Norton and Willem Dafoe in "Motherless Brooklyn."

'By the Grace of God' explores the church's unimaginable betrayal of child victims of sexual abuse 

"By the Grace of God" is a devastating work about survivors of sexual abuse.
October 31
Roman Griffin Davis, Taika Waititi and Scarlett Johansson in “Jojo Rabbit.”

Satire 'Jojo Rabbit' at its best making Nazis, and Hitler, the joke 

"JoJo Rabbit" offers Hitler as a boy's make-believe companion.
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October 31
Gugu Mbatha-Raw and Edward Norton in “Motherless Brooklyn.” GLEN WILSON • Warner Bros.

Edward Norton loosely adapts beloved novel 'Motherless Brooklyn'

Edward Norton's detective character in "Motherless Brooklyn" has a way with words — and with clues.
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October 27
Angelina Jolie stars in “Maleficent: Mistress of Evil.”

For an encore, 'Joker' rebounds to No. 1

Put on a happy face. "Joker" is No. 1 again.Todd Phillips' R-rated comic-book hit regained the top spot at the weekend box office in its…
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