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Avengers: Endgame (2019) starring Robert Downey Jr.

This much-anticipated follow-up to the overstuffed Avengers: Infinity War makes for a triumphant conclusion to the saga. The whole time heist setup is funny and inventive, with a touching theme about the value of family running throughout.

Avengers: Endgame (2019)

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The Old Man & the Gun (2018) starring Robert Redford

David Lowery follows up A Ghost Story with this classy epitaph to the career of Robert Redford, who plays real-life bank robber Forrest Tucker. It's somewhat corny but in the best possible way. Also starring Sissy Spacek, Casey Affleck and Danny Glover.

Robert Redford and Sissy Spacek in The Old Man & the Gun

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Widows (2018) written and directed by Steve McQueen

This adaptation of Lynda La Plante’s 1983 miniseries redeems an overambitious narrative with some excellently-crafted sequences and powerful performances, especially from Viola Davis, Michelle Rodriguez, Elizabeth Debicki, Colin Farrell, Robert Duvall and Lukas Haas.

Widows (2018) directed by Steve McQueen

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Racer and the Jailbird (2017) starring Matthias Schoenaerts

Adèle Exarchopoulos and Matthias Schoenaerts play ill-starred lovers in this entertaining but shallow romantic crime melodrama. By all means, sit back and enjoy the performances, sex, action and tragedy - but don't expect any deeper exploration of the characters.

Racer and the Jailbird (2017)

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Logan Lucky (2017) directed by Steven Soderbergh

A silly but pleasurable big screen comeback heist flick starring Channing Tatum, Adam Driver, Daniel Craig and Katie Holmes.

Channing Tatum and Adam Driver in Logan Lucky


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Baby Driver

Joyous blend of genres presented with heart and a cinematic sense of cool that cannot be faked.

Ansel Elgort and Jamie Foxx in Baby Driver

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DVD/BLU RAY

Gary Oldman in Track 29 (1988)

ARTICLES

Vampyres directed by José Larraz

RETRO

Erik the Conqueror directed by Mario Bava

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