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‘Tenet’: IMAX prologue teases more of the same from Nolan | Review

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Christopher Nolan's latest mind-bending thriller opens with a bang and looks great in IMAX.

‘The Rise of Skywalker’ a fun, messy Star Wars finale | Review

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The conclusion to the Skywalker saga is a flawed epic, making it the perfect way to end a series full of them.

Watchmen: Best of the Decade

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This week on The Watchmen: Tanner, Deepak, and Ryley discuss their favorite movies of the decade.

Watchmen: Knives Out

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The Watchmen head to the theaters this Thanksgiving to check out the new Rian Johnson film, Knives Out.

“Knives Out” is a sharply comic whodunnit | Review

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Rian Johnson's homage to Agatha Christie is a funny, exciting murder mystery with surprises aplenty.

“The Irishman”: A Country for Old Men | Review

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Martin Scorsese's crime epic is an elegy and meditation on men of violence and his own career.

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Scorsese, Streaming, and Super Heroes | The Irishman

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The press leading up to the release of The Irishman has been all about Martin Scorsese. The Oscar-winning director has had a...

Complete Guide to Movies | November 2019

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With November comes the thick of awards season, and this 2019's is a doozy.

‘Doctor Sleep’ shines bright | Review

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The sequel to The Shining works as a meditation on trauma, alcoholism, and helping those in need - including ourselves.

‘Gemini Man’: twice the Will Smith, half the fun | Review

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Ang Lee's new HFR 3D thriller puts Will Smith in some great action sequenes, but stumbles when it has to focus on plot and character.

Joaquin Phoenix, ‘Joker’ are a dark, haunting riot | Review

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Joaquin Phoenix brings the greatest Batman foe to life in a chillingly plausible origin story that details Arthur Fleck's descent into madness and anarchy.

Doctor Sleep Prequel | Trailer Guy Breakdown

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As crazy as it might sound, we’ve been on the receiving end of transmissions from an Intern in a lab, somewhere in...

Brad Pitt, ‘Ad Astra’ fly but rarely soar | Review

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James Gray sends Brad Pitt to the stars in Ad Astra, a sci-fi parable about fathers and sons that's ultimately a good movie, but it could've been great.

The Joker Duology | Trailer Guy Breakdown

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At Nerd It Here First headquarters, we've been receiving transmissions from another dimension. Believe it or not, we've been hearing from an...

Chapter Two Loses What Made It Special | Review

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It Chapter Two, which concludes the Stephen King story, is too long and uneven to live up to It (2017).

Breaking Down the Disney+ Marvel Shows

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We look into the Disney+ Marvel shows, including new storylines for Falcon, Winter Soldier, and Scarlet Witch, and brand-new characters like Moon Knight.

‘The Rise of Skywalker’ D23 Trailer | Breakdown

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Let's just get to the point. There's a new Star Wars trailer. And we're here to break it down. Just like we broke down...

Avengers: Endgame gets fine 4K Ultra HD treatment | Review

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Disney/Marvel bring the epic Avengers: Endgame to 4K with satisfying video and audio, though neither are as outstanding as they should be.

‘Once Upon a Time in Hollywood’ offers fun but empty Tarantino | Review

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SUMMARY Quentin Tarantino's latest sees the renowned filmmaker indulge his love of a bygone era in Hollywood. But while Once Upon a Time... in Hollywood...

New ‘Lion King’ a gorgeous, harmless nostalgia trip | Review

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Disney's remake of the 1994 classic is a feast for the senses that offers a fun, if ultimately unnecessary, trip down memory lane for fans of the original Lion King.

Casting The New MCU X-Men

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With Dark Phoenix now unleashed upon the unsuspecting masses, we must bid goodbye to the X-Men franchise. Or at least, the version of it...