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‘A Private War’ tells story of war correspondent who risks it all for the...

Marie Colvin is an American war correspondent working for the British publication, The Sunday Times. She is relentless in her pursuit of exposing the...

‘Beautiful Boy’ offers anti-drug message but little entertainment

Methamphetamine is a highly addictive drug. Known on the street as meth or crystal meth, it is so addictive that a single injection can...

Submarines play tag under polar cap in thrilling ‘Hunter Killer’

The latest U.S. attack submarine, the Arkansas, is on the prowl under the ice cap of the north Atlantic. It is seeking to rescue...

‘Slipaway’ is a smooth ride

A recent widow in her early 80’s, Fall (Elaine Partnow) sells her home and buys a two-mast sailing yacht named the Slipaway. She has...

‘Puzzle’ searches for life’s meaning gathered from small pieces

Agnes (Kelly Macdonald) has fulfilled her duties as wife and mother as described by the Catholic church. She has a loving, devoted husband and...

‘Mission: Impossible – Fallout’ sets new high for thriller franchise

It starts with agent Ethan Hunt (Tom Cruise) receiving his instructions via the usual tape recorder.  Right on cue, his assignment is proposed, followed...

Bad language dulls laughs in ‘The Spy Who Dumped Me’

Morgan (Kate McKinnon) and Audrey (Mila Kunis) are pals who run around the world seeking adventure. Audrey's boyfriend, unbeknownst to her, is a spy played...

‘Three Identical Strangers’  Is intriguing documentary

An out of wedlock young Jewish woman gives birth to identical boy triplets. She wants no part of the kids and turns them over...

A timeless Cher owns the stage in the new ‘Mamma Mia’ movie

Watching Cher sing “Fernando” in the new “Mamma Mia” movie is like conjuring up a past spirit resurrected in the present. The movie is...

‘Damsel’ a dark spoof from start to finish

The title tells it all in “Damsel.” It is a Western takeoff on melodramas where the damsel (a young beautiful woman) is tied to...