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In Review: Todd Phillips’ Controversial ‘Joker’

Terrifying, devastating and ultimately stunning, “Joker” will probably leave you speechless in the theater seat.
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A Tale of Two Rock Stars

Linda Ronstadt and David Crosby both got the Hollywood treatment this summer. That’s about where the similarities end.
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Artsweek Ranks This Summer’s Blockbusters

Check out this list for the best and worst movies to come out of summer 2019!
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‘Blinded by the Light’: A Brilliant Tribute to the Boss

“Blinded by the Light” reminds all of us to not let the world get us down.
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Tarantino Sends His Love to Hollywood in His Biggest Box Office Opening Yet

A film that mixes fiction with reality, “Once Upon a Time… in Hollywood” stands apart from the rest of the reboots and remakes currently flooding movie theaters.
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The Year of the Musical Biopic

These blink-and-you-miss-them genres will always be a part of film. Right now, we’re in the era of the musical biopic.
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Looking Back on Avatar: The Last Airbender

We all have a tendency, whether we admit it or not, to look back on the past with rose-colored glasses.
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The Downfall of Game of Thrones

The final season makes me wish I had stuck to my anti-”Game of Thrones” convictions.
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Eight Blazin’ 4/20 Movies

To commemorate this stoner holiday, here’s a list of movies about weed and its related adventures, perfect for a night spent with the munchies.
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Profiling Peter Saraf: The Man Behind Little Miss Sunshine

A producer's reflections on the Oscars, mainstream movies and following his passion for film.
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Michael B. Jordan Highlights This Year’s SBIFF

The 34th annual Santa Barbara International Film Festival showcased some of Hollywood’s biggest stars along with award-winning short films and documentaries.
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In Photos | Santa Barbara International Film Festival

The annual film festival welcomed dozens of celebrities.
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Beatlemania Hits Pollock Theater

Most recently, Pollock showed “A Hard Day’s Night,” and Beatles fans of all ages made an appearance to the sold-out screening.
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‘Vice’ Puts Dick Cheney On the Silver Screen

“Vice” is a far cry from any other biopic of the time period, and, quite frankly, should not be compared to other dramatizations of political events or careers.
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Jonah Hill Kickflips Into Our Hearts with ‘Mid90s’

Hill was able to create a skate movie without any of the generic tricks and references that frequently plague the genre.
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