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Review: Toy Story 4

I have never seen a Toy Story movie in my life. Look, maybe the idea of my toys coming alive when I’m not...

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Kickstarter game offers challenging gameplay

“Throne of Lies” is an online, hidden identity roleplaying game available for PC. Take on the role of member in your King’s court...

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‘Orient Express’ lacks closure

“Murder on the Orient Express” is a mystery movie based on the novel of the same name. While it was enjoyable and well-produced,...

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New ‘Pocket Camp’ game returns to roots

“Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp” is Nintendo’s newest addition to the “Animal Crossing” series. It makes a good addition to the series, as it...

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“Logan Lucky” could be summer classic

“Logan Lucky” is a feel-good, comedic story that never tries its hand at drama. Set in West Virginia, the movie follows the story...

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‘Atomic Blonde’ stuns with aesthetic

“Atomic Blonde” stars Charlize Theron as a cold, brutal, bisexual spy in a neon-infused 1989 Berlin, with the mission to find a list...

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Celestial film lacks plot

As the newest sci-fi flick to hit the big screens, “Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets” can best be described as...

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New ‘Furious’ film proves to be worthy sequel

In “The Fate of the Furious,” the eighth installment of “The Fast and the Furious” franchise, director F. Gary Gray and writer Chris...

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Review: Mystery thriller

James Patterson, author of the Alex Cross and Maximum Ride series, told the Washington Post that his latest novel, The Black Book, was...

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Mansionz disappoints with debut

Mansionz is a collaborative duo composed of Mike Posner and Blackbear. Their debut album, also titled “mansionz,” explores themes of love, non-conformity and...


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