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Nobody

The last few years, it seems Hollywood has been struggling to find the next action hero as the tried and true stubbornly hold on to the mantle well into their 50s and 60s (though Tom Cruise doesn’t count, with his age-defying alien DNA). Silver-whiskered everyman Bob Odenkirk is the last guy you’d expect to see …

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Promising Young Woman

Carey Mulligan has had an interesting career. Apple-cheeked and appealing, she often plays nice, strong-willed women, often in period pieces. In Promising Young Woman, you can see she is having a great time, as she finally gets to play a bad girl. The opening scene sets the tone as staggering drunk Cassie (Mulligan) is slouched …

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Taken 3

The movie kicks off with two significant developments in the Mills family: Lenore is on the brink of divorcing her current husband (Dougray Scott) and daughter Kim (Maggie Grace) is unexpectedly pregnant. This would be enough upheaval for most families, but these are the Mills. Something super awful has to happen. And so, Bryan cheerfully …

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The Equalizer

Based on the TV series of the same name, The Equalizer stars Denzel Washington as Robert McCall, a retired special-forces agent of some sort, who faked his own death years earlier and is now living a very tidy, orderly life as a home-reno store employee in Boston. But when he’s not stocking shelves, he’s tapping …

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