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“Aladdin”. Photo: Disney

Review: Arabian Anarchy

Aladdin: The formula is undeniably familiar, as in most Disney films, but superbly decorated.

Tom Wolfe and David Letterman on “Late Night with David Letterman”. Photo: CBS

Wolfe, Roth and the Movies

Tom Wolfe became an observer of the world, the inventor of New Journalism, while Philip Roth constantly observed his own life and borrowed from it.

Gene Kelly and Leslie Caron in “An American in Paris”. Photo: MGM

Review: Art, Dance & Romance

An American in Paris: Its ability to convey the artistic idea of Paris as a city of dance, music and romance is simply irresistible.

Alden Ehrenreich in “Solo: A Star Wars Story”. Photo: Lucasfilm

Quick Take: Young Han

Solo: A Star Wars Story: Alden Ehrenreich does his best channeling Harrison Ford.

Andrea Berntzen in “U July 22”. Photo: Paradox Film 7

Review: 72 Minutes of Hell

U July 22: There are several scenes where we can barely breathe.

Margot Kidder and Christopher Reeve in “Superman”. Photo: Warner

Margot Kidder, Speaking Her Mind

Margot Kidder seemed like a fun person to interview.

Zazie Beetz, Bill Skarsgård, Ryan Reynolds and Terry Crews in “Deadpool 2”. Photo: 20th Century Fox

Quick Take: Confronting Cable

Deadpool 2: You’ll laugh, and the cast is game.

Jamie Bell in “Billy Elliott”. Photo: Working Title

Review: Dance Til You Drop

Billy Elliott: Earnest sentiments are frequently just below the surface, behind all the humor.

Chris Rock and Adam Sandler in “The Week Of”. Photo: Netflix

Quick Take: Daddy to the Rescue

The Week Of: Everybody’s consistently behaving like either a doormat or a jerk.