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Subscriber onlyThe MTV Movie & TV Awards gave "Black Panther" its first taste of awards glory, with Marvel's blockbuster taking home four honors including two awards for its star, Chadwick Boseman. Continue reading...

COMMENTARY: '30x30': A critical change of heart

Episode One: A New Hope Continue reading...

MOVIE REVIEW: 'Incredibles 2' entertains but super family's growth — and the story's — seems stalled

Time was, the release of a new Pixar film was more than a blessed cinematic event, it was a revelation: Their initial stretch run, beginning roughly with the release of the first Toy Story in 1995 and running through Toy Story 3 in 2010 was pretty unassailable -- with only the rare desultory misfire (Cars) to besmirch their otherwise pristine track record. Continue reading...

Superfly

Director X's Superfly is supposedly a remake of the 1972 Blaxploitation hit Super Fly, but frequently seems to be more like the work of one of its producers, Joel Silver (the Lethal Weapon movies, Roadhouse, The Matrix, Swordfish, et, al.), who, in the '80s and '90s provided moviegoers a steady supply of explosions, gunplay and female nudity. Continue reading...

So far, so good: The best movies I've seen of 2018

As usual, midyear finds me behind in my movie watching. Continue reading...

Ocean's 8 steals top box office spot

Ocean's 8, the female-fronted overhaul of the starry heist franchise, opened with an estimated $41.6 million at the box office, taking the weekend's top spot from the fast-falling Solo: A Star Wars Story. Continue reading...

Tag

Tag takes a child's game and drags it out beyond what is conscionable. To their credit, freshman feature director Jeff Tomsic and screenwriters Rob McKittrick and Mark Steilen manage to coax a few laughs from the film's thin premise. Continue reading...

Home Movies

An Ordinary Man, directed by Brad Silberling Continue reading...

Craig T. Nelson: Animation work incredible

Craig T. Nelson put together a varied collection of acting credits through the first 30 years of his career. Although he starred in multiple television series and appeared in numerous feature films, one type of acting job had eluded him. Continue reading...

Coming movies

American Animals, R Four friends in Kentucky plan an audacious art heist -- to steal the rarest and most valuable books from a university library. With Barry Keoghan, Evan Peters, Jared Abrahamson, Blake Jenner, Ann Dowd, Udo Kier, Gary Basaraba, Lara Grice; directed by Bart Layton. June 22 Continue reading...

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Helpful Hints

DEAR HELOISE: While waiting to board a ship for our cruise, the family ahead of us had one member denied the right to board the ship because he was told the passport must be valid for at least six months from the day of departure. His passport was valid for only three more months, but we all expected to be back in the U.S. long before the three months was up. Is this legal? Continue reading...

Horoscopes by Holiday

Happy birthday. Because of the new people coming into your life, coupled with a willingness to let go of any pettiness that was holding you back, the months to come feature an expansion of your heart. What you do out of love will not follow the usual course, and that's part of why it's so memorable. Continue reading...

Super Quiz: Countries, first and last letters

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Coming movies Northwest Arkansas

Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom, PG-13 Three years after the destruction of the Jurassic World theme park, our two heroes (Chris Pratt, Bryce Dallas Howard) return to the island to save the remaining dinosaurs from the volcano that's about to erupt, only to encounter terrifying new breeds of gigantic dinos and a conspiracy that threatens the entire planet. With Jeff Goldblum, Ted Levine, James Cromwell, BD Wong; directed by J.A. Bayona. June 22 Continue reading...

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