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Movie Review: ‘Uncle Drew’

The basketball comedy 'Uncle Drew' (2.5 stars) prompts audience participation for the on and off court antics as Boston Celtic NBA star Kyrie Irving expands this character beyond the Pepsi Max commercials in a solid story where he teams up with a local coach/talent scout to rally his former teammates for a tournament at Rucker Park in Harlem, New York.

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Movie Review: ‘Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom’

The solid (3-star) sci-fi action-adventure 'Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom' features impressive filmmaking with an epic plot full of emotion, thrills, some surprises, and strong characters including the returning Dr. Ian Malcolm who helps audiences understand the “big picture” implications of creating these actual dinosaurs using genetic technologies.

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Movie Review: ‘Incredibles 2’

Pixar Animation’s 20th film, the animated action adventure film 'Incredibles 2,' is a great family adventure (3 stars) with impressive visuals and action sequences with minor language, social commentary, and character development shortcomings.

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Movie Review: ‘Ocean’s 8’

Less is more as this 3-star crime caper continues a quality series thanks to expert filmmaking and a stellar cast featuring Sandra Bullock as Debbie Ocean, expert con artist and estranged sister of Danny Ocean, played by George Clooney in Steven Soderbergh’s previous film trilogy, which was inspired by the 1960 film starring the “Brat Pack.”  

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Music Review: John Powell/John Williams – ‘Solo: A Star Wars Story’ (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack)

Composers John Powell and John Williams combine their work on this highly recommended musical score released by Walt Disney Records to the epic space opera spin-off 'Solo: A Star Wars Story.'

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HD Digital Review: ‘Planet of the Apes 1968’ 50th Anniversary Edition

From 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment, the 'Planet of the Apes 1968' 50th Anniversary Edition version in digital HD (Blu-ray and DVD also available) is a wonder (3.5 out of four stars).

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