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DOPE Review | Mortal Engines

Mortal Engines (2018) “Mortal Engines”starts with narration during the opening Universal logo. A gravelly, fantasy monster-type voice (you know the…
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DOPE Review | “Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse”

Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse (2018) Like the blast radius of a distant and collapsing star, Marvel Entertainment’s suite of superhero-related…
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DOPE Review | “The Oath” 2018

The Oath (2018) At one point in “The Oath” — the new Thanksgiving-set dark family drama written, directed by, and…
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DOPE Review | “Halloween” 2018

Halloween (2018) “Do you know how I’ve prayed everyday that he would escape,” says Laurie Strode (Jamie Lee Curtis) of…
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DOPE Reviews | First Man

First Man (2018) “First Man” opens on a darkened silhouette in a spacecraft shaking violently upon reentry into the Earth’s…
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DOPE Review | “The Predator”

“The Predator” has been in the news this week, and not just because it’s opening this Friday. Like many other…
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DOPE Review | “The Happytime Murders”

Who framed Phil Philips? That’s the central narrative question of “The Happytime Murders,” and if that sounds familiar, it won’t…
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DOPE Review | “Never Goin’ Back”

Never Goin’ Back (2018) From A24, a studio that’s never disappointed me before — I’m still thinking about this year’s…
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DOPE Reviews | Blindspotting

Blindspotting (2018) Collin (Daveed Diggs) is a convicted felon recently paroled with three days left on his probation. Blindspotting chronicles…
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DOPE Review | Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom

Two men in a submarine rover search the dark sea floor for dinosaur bones. As they nervously extract a tooth…
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