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“Pacific Rim: Uprising”. Photo: Universal

Quick Take: Kaiju Comes Back

Pacific Rim: Uprising: All in all, hard to care much.

“Bambi”. Photo: Disney

Review: Life of a Prince

Bambi: A sweet film that draws you in, its seasonal charm interrupted by gripping tension and sadness.

Charles Laughton and Clark Gable in “Mutiny on the Bounty”. Photo: MGM

Review: Battling Bligh

Mutiny on the Bounty: It’s hard to think of an equally riveting adventure from the 1930s.

Chadwick Boseman in “Black Panther”. Photo: Marvel

Review: Royal Rumble

Black Panther: Appealingly photographed adventure in 3D that is consistently entertaining and colorful.

Léonore Ekstrand in “The Real Estate”. Photo: Njuta Films

Quick Take: Stuck with a House

The Real Estate: Léonore Ekstrand is good in the lead, but the story leads nowhere.

David Ogden Stiers in “M*A*S*H”. Photo: CBS

A Farewell to Two Supporting Stars

This past week, two highly talented actors who shone in supporting parts passed away – Emma Chambers and David Ogden Stiers.

Lewis Gilbert.

Lewis Gilbert 1920–2018

Lewis Gilbert helped bring the 007 franchise into increasingly spectacular territory (for better and worse).

Kenneth Branagh in “Henry V”. Photo: Renaissance Films

Review: Branagh and the Bard

Henry V: Kenneth Branagh’s direction is magnificent and swift throughout.