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Chemistry Brings the Laughs: Kevin Hart, Dwayne Johnson Make 'Central Intelligence' Fun Despite the Rehashed Plot

Chemistry Brings the Laughs: Kevin Hart, Dwayne Johnson Make 'Central Intelligence' Fun Despite the Rehashed Plot

Thursday, June 23, 2016  |  Bob Grimm

While it’s far from original, Central Intelligence winds up being an above-average action/comedy buddy movie thanks to its stars, Dwayne Johnson and Kevin Hart. These guys belong together.

The plot feels like a bunch of parts from other movies were cobbled together to make a whole. It has elements of Le...

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Darling 'Dory': The 'Finding Nemo' Sequel Is Heartwarming and Fun

Darling 'Dory': The 'Finding Nemo' Sequel Is Heartwarming and Fun

Thursday, June 23, 2016  |  Bob Grimm

The sequel to Finding Nemo is a bit darker than its predecessor, with Ellen DeGeneres returning as the voice of Dory, the lovable fish with short-term memory issues.

An event triggers a memory of family in her little brain, and she sets off on a journey to find her mom and dad (voiced by Diane Keaton a...

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True TV: 'Queen of the South' Heats Up USA; 'Roadies' Is Out of Tune

True TV: 'Queen of the South' Heats Up USA; 'Roadies' Is Out of Tune

Wednesday, June 22, 2016  |  Bill Frost

Queen of the South (Thursday, June 23, USA), series debut: USA continues to get somewhat browner—this is a baby step for the not-quite-whitest network on cable. (That’d be Glenn Beck’s The Blaze.) In the net’s new Queen of the South , Teresa Mendoza (Alice Braga) flees to America from Mexico when her d...

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Dangerous Sport: Documentary 'Dark Horse' Shows the Ups and Downs of Horse Racing

Dangerous Sport: Documentary 'Dark Horse' Shows the Ups and Downs of Horse Racing

Tuesday, June 21, 2016  |  Bob Grimm

Whatever you think about the notion of racehorses, Dark Horse is a moving documentary about a group of people in Wales who decide to finance one. They eventually succeed after the birth of their horse, Dream Alliance, a gangly colt who grows up to be a solid jumper.

Through interviews and archive foota...

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Home Video Review: 'Raiders!' Tells the Tale of an Indiana Jones Fan Film That Got Big-Time Attention

Home Video Review: 'Raiders!' Tells the Tale of an Indiana Jones Fan Film That Got Big-Time Attention

Monday, June 20, 2016  |  Bob Grimm

After seeing Raiders of the Lost Ark , 12 year-old Eric Zala got the idea to remake the movie, shot for shot, as an experiment with his buddies.

Over the course of the next six years, they did just that, doing a remarkable job of re-creating the legendary Spielberg film note for note. Raiders! The Story...

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Compelling 'Conjuring 2': A Supposed Real-Life Haunt Is Again Fodder for a Good Horror Movie

Compelling 'Conjuring 2': A Supposed Real-Life Haunt Is Again Fodder for a Good Horror Movie

Thursday, June 16, 2016  |  Bob Grimm

As he did with The Conjuring , writer-director James Wan uses a supposed real-life poltergeist as the basis for The Conjuring 2 : The sequel draws upon the infamous Enfield Poltergeist, which allegedly occurred in England in the late 1970s.

Wan has tapped into something interesting with this franchise. T...

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