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Movie Review: Moana

Moana has a typical action adventure narrative revolving around a heroic quest, but its bioluminescent colors, vivid animation, catchy music, likeable characters, and well written themes of self-discovery and validation makes it a good follow-up to Frozen.

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Movie Review: Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them

Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them is a visually enchanting return to the Wizarding World of JK Rowling but it merely exists to set-up a franchise.

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Movie Review: The Accountant

The Accountant is a smorgasbord of action cliches with an uninvolving story and convoluted plot lead by an uncharismatic cyborg.

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Movie Review: A Monster Calls

A Monster Calls is a decent adaptation that book fans would love thanks to great performances and impressive CGI, but new audiences will find an overwrought family drama that doesn’t provide enough thrills for kids.
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Movie Review: Ouija – Origin of Evil

Despite its familiar tricks, Ouija: The Origin of Evil is a thrilling Halloween treat thanks to an affecting family story, well executed visuals, and great performances.
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Movie Review: Doctor Strange

Doctor Strange is a decent addition to MCU thanks to great performances, beautiful design and mind-bending visual effects, even though it’s attached to a formulaic origins story.

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