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Bad Boys for Life (2020)

nybody who’s seen enough sitcoms will be familiar with a clip show:  At some point,…

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Scoob! (2020)
Two and Half Stars

Scoob! ain’t half bad.  Actually, I take that back.  It’s exactly half bad.  The shock is that it’s even half good.  

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Capone (2020)

On one hand, this represents a new angle on the Capone legend.  Unfortunately, this is also an eccentric, unpleasant film that gets lost telling a story nobody was asking to hear.

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Just Mercy (2019)

Mercy flirts with all these flaws, but the filmmakers thankfully show just enough restraint to let the power of its source material shine through.  

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Underwater (2020)

This instantly invokes the openings of Alien and The Abyss, two classic movies that only remind us of everything this one lacks.

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Never Rarely Sometimes Always (2020)

If Unplanned represented a pig slathered in lipstick, Never Rarely is beautiful in its unadorned frankness.   

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The Last Full Measure (2020)

For all its good intent and ardent tone, The Last Full Measure is also a relentlessly underwhelming movie.

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Downhill (2020)

ownhill features so many repellant characters, it’s difficult to pin down the one I hate the…

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Cinemavino — Episode 74: Solomavino, Pt. 3

There are some horrible options out there, but you can also find some decent ones out there.  Let me make this quest easier for you.

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Like a Boss (2020)

For anybody who thought any of this might be worth at least a slight chuckle, you’ve been warned.  Like a Boss sinks like a lead balloon.

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