Movie reviews
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* * * (Kids) * * (Don & Joyce) (Cartoon sequel) The third Kung Fu Panda movie should be popular with the young ones who will enjoy the antics of Po (voice of Jack Black). We adults found him … more
* * * ½ (True sea rescue tale) Based on the true story of a daring sea rescue off Cape Cod in 1952, “The Finest Hours” splits its time between sea adventure and soap opera. Chris Pine … more
* * * (Romance drama) The interesting thing about seeing a movie at the Avon is that people hang around the lobby and sidewalk talking about it. Everyone seemed to have the same reaction: Is … more
* * ½ (Slow, weird, disappointing horror story) It is so disappointing when a movie comes up with a good premise and then goes straight down the toilet. Lauren Cohan plays a … more
* * (Teen Apocalypse flick) It’s up to the teenagers to save Earth again. This time a huge spaceship is hovering over Ohio, where the “others” are cutting off the power grid and all … more
* * * ½ (Based on terrorist attack on U.S. compound) If you don’t think that modern warfare is hell, see this movie and then decide. Assuming that much of it is true, we should be very … more
* * ½ (Environmental plea aimed at kids) You may want to send the kids and go shopping for an hour and a half for this simplistic cartoon feature that has polar bear Norm (voice of Rob … more
* * * * (Stunning tale of survival and revenge) Hold on to your seats for a two and a half-hour stunning, relentless tale of survival and revenge. “The Revenant” stars Leonardo DiCaprio … more
* * * ½ (Joyce) * * * (Don)  (Scandalous ’50s love story) A love story involving two women in the early 1950s was a shocking and scandalous event, to be sure. Add the fact that one of … more
* * * * (Sensual, psychological story of transgender) Eddie Redmayne, the marvelous actor who brilliantly portrayed Stephen Hawking in “The Theory of Everything,” has outdone himself … more
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