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  • Birds of Prey (and the Fantabulous Emancipation of One Harley Quinn)

    Birds of Prey (and the Fantabulous Emancipation of One Harley Quinn)

    ★★★

    Every week or so, Red Wing Cinema 8 Manager Jesse Stewart and RiverTown Multimedia Reporter Matthew Lambert talk about a new movie coming to area theaters. This week is "Birds of Prey".

    Matthew Lambert: Do you consider yourself a DC or Marvel guy?

    Jesse Stewart: Marvel.

    ML: Why's that?

    JS: I think the spectrum is broader as far as characters go. Back story is always important. Marvel can always start that whether it's a Phase One, Phase Three or Phase…

  • Horse Girl

    Horse Girl

    There's a moment in 'Horse Girl' when I felt like I had a handle on what the story was. Then aliens were introduced. And clones. And then nothing made sense anymore.

    Recently shown at Sundance and purchased by Netflix, "Horse Girl" tells the story of Sarah, a socially awkward salesperson at a craft store who enjoys supernatural television and, as the title suggests, horses.

    When we're introduced to Sarah — played by Alison Brie — she has good rapport with…

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  • Parasite

    Parasite

    ★★★★★

    There's a moment in "Parasite" when you feel like you've figured it out.

    You think the Kim family is in the clear. They're tutoring the Parks' children, driving them around and even cleaning their house. For a family pushed down the hill, making ends meet by poorly folding pizza boxes, there's a moment of relief felt.

    Until it all turns for the Kim family. When they life is perfect, they're reminded they don't belong.

    Bong Joon-Ho's latest film -- for…