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Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse Will Get Your Spidey Senses TinglingSpider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse is a fresh, well-animated, and bitingly clever take on Marvel’s most popular—and most overplayed—superhero.
'Mary Poppins Returns' Will Leave You Singing and SmilingThe sequel to the childhood classic doesn’t diminish the specialness of the original, and most importantly, Emily Blunt’s performance pays homage to Julie Andrews, the original M.P.
'The Grinch' is Cute, Affable, and ForgettableThe Grinch is more true to Dr. Seuss’ How the Grinch Stole Christmas! than Ron Howard’s version and the movie suffers because of it.
Melissa McCarthy Delivers in Can You Ever Forgive Me?McCarthy abandons the over-the-top persona that made her famous and instead opts for a more serious role. While Can You Ever Forgive Me? is forgettable, credit must be given to McCarthy for transforming a prickly historical biographer turned felon into the kind of person for whom I could root.
Lady Gaga is Reborn in A Star is BornLady Gaga's performance is raw, vulnerable and heartbreaking. Bradley Cooper, too, gives a surprising and passionate performance. In the end, you'll leave the movie reassessing the music industry and how we as a celebrity-obsessed culture treat, and ultimately dispose of, artists.