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  • Captain Fantastic

    Captain Fantastic

    ★★★½

    Family. It shapes the formative years of young lives in ways both subtle and profound. Yet at some point, everyone must break free of family and find their own way in the world. “Captain Fantastic” gives us a portrait of a parent who has chosen an unusual path for raising his family, and in so doing, he magnifies the effect of the family on his children’s lives, for better or for worse.

    Ben Cash (Viggo Mortensen) and his wife Leslie…

  • Justice League

    Justice League

    ★★★

    In many ways, “Justice League” is better than it needs to be. On the other hand, perhaps that’s not good enough, given the rumors that Warner Brothers still lost money on it.

    Picking up where “Batman v. Superman” stumbled to a halt, we find Bruce Wayne / Batman (Ben Affleck) and Diana Prince / Wonder Woman (Gal Gadot), recruiting a team of metahumans to combat existential threats to the planet. They seek out Arthur Curry / Aquaman (Jason Momoa), Barry…

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  • Kedi

    Kedi

    ★★★★

    Istanbul is the largest city in Turkey and has been a crossroads between Europe and Asia for thousands of years. For quite some time, it has also been the home to many hundreds of stray cats; cats who are allowed to roam freely, coming and going with impunity. The documentary "Kedi" takes us into the streets of Istanbul where we come face to face, nose to whisker, with these beloved residents and meet the humans who take care of them.…

  • Bridge of Spies

    Bridge of Spies

    ★★★★

    I have been underwhelmed by most of Steven Spielberg's recent films. I didn't really care for "War Horse" and although "Lincoln" was decent I felt it was overwrought at times. And don't even get me started on "Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull." The last Spielberg film I thought was really spectacular was "Munich" and that came out in 2005. So I was pleasantly surprised at how much I enjoyed "Bridge of Spies."

    Based on a true…