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Ty Burr

Burr is a film critic for the Living/Arts section and author of the critically-acclaimed cultural history “Gods Like Us: On Movie Stardom and Modern Fame.” He previously worked as a senior critic for Entertainment Weekly, where he covered film, music, theater, books, and the web. Burr is also the author of “The Best Old Movies for Families” and the e-book “The 50 Movie Starter Kit: What You Need to Know if You Want to Know What You’re Talking About”.

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Coming to a theater near you: ‘Citizen Trump’

By , Globe staff

Of course Donald Trump loves “Citizen Kane.” He thinks it’s about him.

★ ★ ★ Movie Review

★ ★ ★ | Ellen Page and Allison Janney bring ‘Tallulah’ to life

By , Globe Staff

The “Juno” costars reunite in Sian Heder’s feature debut as writer-director, “Tallulah.”

★ ★ ½ | Movie Review

Matt Damon returns in entertaining ‘Jason Bourne’

By , Globe Staff

From the no-frills title to the globe-hopping story line and the state-of-the-art action sequences, the movie’s a work of dogged professionalism.

Movie Review

Just another night in teen America in ‘Nerve’

By , Globe Staff

The stylish cautionary cyber-tale takes off on one long night of adventure that slowly and steadily turns ridiculous.