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  • Chicken Run

    Chicken Run

    ★★★★

    Sometimes when you feel like chicken feed, you need an exciting, creative, once-in-a-lifetime work of art to perk yourself up.

  • Song of the Sea

    Song of the Sea

    ★★★★½

    Both a wonderful coda to Moore's previous (The Secret of Kells) and also more of a complete sentence in itself. Not quite as mysteriously magical but equally as beguiling.
    There's also plenty to love for fans of Genndy Tartakovsky's work and 'The Legend of Zelda: The Wind Waker'.

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  • Bright

    Bright

    ★★★½

    A new action-packed fantasy universe with a little bit o' love, a little bit o' acceptance and just enough excitement -- sure, it's messy, but not in a "this movie's a disaster" kind of way, just in a cult-classic-in-the-making kind of way.

    Bright follows a fantastical "first orc cop" premise like Alien Nation, and also involves the typical fantasy danger of a Dark Lord, like Legend -- both movies that were savaged by critics upon release.

    Like Alien Nation and…

  • Warcraft

    Warcraft

    ★★★½

    Messy, unapologetically dense and hacked to bits so that it could be under two and a half hours long, Warcraft is nevertheless a creative, refreshingly personal film that lingers in the mind long after it is over.

    Bring on part two!