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  • Review: 'Maleficent' ★★ 1/2

    Review: 'Maleficent' ★&#9733 1/2
    The formula works. It worked with "Wicked" on stage and it worked with "Frozen" on film — tilting the storytelling prism so that a new angle on a well-known fairy tale appears in the light. The strategy depends on humanizing characters formerly known as evil, so that another tale of conflicted impulses emerges from the story we know, driven by female antagonist/protagonist hybrids who aren't bad, just misunderstood.
  • 'Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles' is more smurfin' smurf

    'Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles' is more smurfin' smurf
    * (out of four) Stop. Enough. Really. Characters from our childhood don’t need to be propped up and punched in the face. They’re not automatically magical for new audiences when executed with obnoxious, CGI-enhanced idiocy. The latest...

    'Planes: Fire & Rescue' soars amid blazing-hot visuals

    "Planes: Fire & Rescue" sounds more like a category on Craigslist than the name of a new animated film. But what this Disney feature lacks in the title department it makes up for with fluid visuals and fast-moving action of the, yes, firefighting variety....

    REVIEW: 'Tron: End of Line' by Chicago Dance Crash ★★

    REVIEW: 'Tron: End of Line' by Chicago Dance Crash ★★
    "Tron: End of Line" is a glorious train wreck, a five-car collision at the corner of pop culture and technology. It takes off from the "Tron" empire, inspired by the ur-video game "Pong" and first realized in Steven Lisberger's 1982 sci-fi flick "Tron":...

    Things go boom in 'The Expendables 3' to ho-hum effect

    Things go boom in 'The Expendables 3' to ho-hum effect
    They may be expendable, but there sure are a lot of them. A total of 17 actors, starting with series instigator and star Sylvester Stallone, get their names above the title on "The Expendables 3," playing returning members of this venerable mob of...