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Movie News & Reviews

‘Deepwater Horizon’ dives deep into the humanity of a disaster: 3 stars

“Deepwater Horizon” may be about a fiery explosion at sea, but its focus is on the real people engulfed in the disaster.

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Movie review: Mark Wahlberg, Peter Berg reteam for gripping oil rig tragedy 'Deepwater Horizon'

Certain ingredients help a disaster movie qualify as "fun." These include, but are not limited to, asteroids; Carla Gugino, Dwayne Johnson and Alexandra Daddario outrunning an earthquake-created tsunami; global warming, or icing, on a Roland Emmerich "Day After Tomorrow" scale; and, from the genre's '70s heyday, the "all-star cast" inclusion of Red Buttons, Helen Reddy or a theme song sung by the fabulous Maureen McGovern.

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Capsule reviews of feature films

BAD MOMS. 2.5 stars. Mila Kunis stars as a stressed-out working mother who teams with two similarly overtaxed women (Kristen Bell, Kathryn Hahn), rebelling against a hissy PTA prez (Christina Applegate) in a mildly amusing, moderately raunchy, mostly schematic comedy from the writers of "The Hangover" franchise. 1 hr. 41 R (profanity, sex, nudity, adult themes) - Steven Rea


'Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children' official trailer

From visionary director Tim Burton, and based upon the best-selling novel, comes an unforgettable motion picture experience. When Jake discovers clues to a mystery that spans alternate realities and times, he uncovers a secret refuge known as Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children.
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'Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children' official trailer 2:31

'Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children' official trailer

'Queen of Katwe' official trailer 2:33

'Queen of Katwe' official trailer

'Deepwater Horizon' official trailer 2:14

'Deepwater Horizon' official trailer

'Independence Day: Resurgence' trailer 2:14

'Independence Day: Resurgence' trailer