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There's Splendid Concept Art to Be Found in 'The Art of Star Wars'

This is a visually stunning display of concepts, characters and starships from a galaxy far, far away that, more often than not, didn’t even end up on screen.

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'The League of Regrettable Superheroes' Is a Heroic, Enjoyable Effort

Jon Morris’ book is a courageous, witty look at 100 short-lived superheroes you’ll never see coming to a theater near you.

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Al Pacino Is the Showstopper in 'Danny Collins'

Al Pacino steals the show as Danny Collins in a feel-good redemption story that also happens to be his best role in many years.

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‘Alexander’ and the Not-So-Terrible Family Comedy

When it comes to family comedies, Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day is the exact opposite of terrible, horrible, and no good.

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The Odds Are Ever in Its Favor: ‘Mockingjay - Part 1’

Mockingjay -- Part 1 proves that a stellar cast and some meaningful direction can take a dreary storyline and turn it into the ultimate penultimate film.

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'Legends of the Knight' Is a Little Too Reverent About the Dark Knight

Legends of the Knight takes the cultural impact of Batman seriously by highlighting a few of his biggest fans, even though the hero worship gets a little redundant by its conclusion.

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‘Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles’ Is Not Worth a Cowabunga

The new Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles movie will have longtime Turtle fans shouting “No, ninja, no, ninja, no!”, for this reboot is a mindless mess.

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Dwayne Johnson Bulks Up for Nothing in 'Hercules'

One day, Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson will land a role in a film that’s fitting of his charisma, physique, and on-screen likability, but Hercules is not that film.

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With Feeling: 'Joss Whedon: The Biography'

The only problem with the sincerely enjoyable Joss Whedon: The Biography is that we learn a heck of a lot more about his creative endeavors than we do about the geek god himself.

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The Wit is Strong With This One

Dear Luke, We Need to Talk. Darth offers an amusing, fresh look at some pop culture classics that you only thought you had overanalyzed before.

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There's No Horsing Around in 'A Brony Tale'

A Brony Tale isn’t as fun as it should be, but it does manage to say a lot of interesting things about stereotypes and fandom.

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Disney's 'Tarzan' Is a Visual Thrill Ride

Disney’s Tarzan is more than the last film in the “Disney Renaissance”; it’s also the best Tarzan film ever made.

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The Groundbreaking Wonderfulness of 'I Spy'

I Spy is filled with revolutionary diversity, exotic filming locations, and a textbook example of on screen chemistry.

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There's a 'TINY' Rebellion Going on in America

TINY: A Story About Living Small is a suitably modest documentary that explores whether home is really what you make it or if there’s a minimum size requirement.

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It's Not Easy, 'Being Ginger'

Kermit the Frog may have said it’s not easy being green, but this entertaining documentary shows that it’s sure not easy being a ginger, either.

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Instead of Big, Dumb Fun, 'Homefront' Is Just Dumb

The unlikely team of Jason Statham, James Franco and screenwriter Sylvester Stallone gives us Homefront, a mediocre action flick that’s way less fun than it should be.

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Finally in the Spotlight: ’20 Feet from Stardom’

Backup singers don’t usually get to be in the spotlight, but 20 Feet from Stardom finally puts them front and center in this captivating documentary about pop music’s unsung heroes.

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Every Voice Matters: ‘Listening is an Act of Love’

Even though the audio is the real star, Listening is an Act of Love: A StoryCorps Special is a touching animated film that anyone who has ever heard a good story should witness.

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School Was Cool in 'Saved by the Bell'

Saved by the Bell ended in 1993, but now 20 years later, the teen sitcom is as charming as ever.

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'Boy Meets World' Is Back: Bring on the Feeny Call!

Perhaps more than any other sitcom, Boy Meets World totally captures what it feels like to grow up.


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