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MOVIE REVIEW | ★★★
Cooper Hoffman and Alana Haim in "Licorice Pizza."

In Paul Thomas Anderson’s ‘Licorice Pizza,’ a non-romance romance unfolds in early 1970s LA

Cooper Hoffman and Alana Haim star — with cameos from Sean Penn, Bradley Cooper, and waterbeds.

MOVIE REVIEW | ★★★
Simon Rex in "Red Rocket."

‘Red Rocket’: when all those boogie nights have become a boogie morning after

Simon Rex delivers as a down-on-his-luck porn actor who stumbles back to his Texas hometown.

MOVIE REVIEW | ★★½
Ben Affleck, left, and Tye Sheridan in "The Tender Bar."

Ben Affleck gives a Cadillac of a performance in ‘The Tender Bar’

George Clooney directed this adaptation of J.R. Moehringer’s best-selling memoir, costarring Tye Sheridan, Lily Rabe, and Christopher Lloyd.

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Chanté Adams and Michael B. Jordan in "A Journal for Jordan."

‘A Journal for Jordan’: in love and war and beyond

Denzel Washington directed this adaptation of Dana Canedy’s bestseller about her partner, an Army sergeant who died while serving in Iraq.

MOVIE REVIEW | ★★
Keanu Reeves and Carrie-Anne Moss in "The Matrix Resurrections."

‘The Matrix Resurrections’: Keanu Reeves and Carrie-Anne Moss return for a fourth franchise go-around

“The Matrix Resurrections,” which opens in theaters and starts streaming on HBO Max Dec. 22, has a lot of resurrecting to do. In the 18 years since “The Matrix Reloaded” and “The Matrix Revolutions” — well, where to begin?

MOVIE REVIEW | ★★★½
Denzel Washington and Frances McDormand in “The Tragedy of Macbeth."

Denzel Washington is magnificent in Joel Coen’s ‘The Tragedy of Macbeth’

Joel Coen's striking and distinctive version of Shakespeare’s Scottish play opens in theaters Christmas Day and starts streaming on Apple TV+ Jan. 14.

MOVIE REVIEW | ★★
Harris Dickinson (left) and Ralph Fiennes in "The King's Man."

Before there was a ‘Kingsman,’ there was ‘The King’s Man’

Ralph Fiennes stars in this prequel to the two espionage movies.

MOVIE REVIEW | ★★★
Filippo Scotti (right) stars in "The Hand of God."

‘The Hand of God’ showcases a filmmaker’s eye

Paolo Sorrentino’s coming-of-age drama captures 1980s Naples when soccer superstar Diego Maradona joined the local team.