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DOPE Recap | “The Last of the Starks”

What can be done of consequence after a great storm, except rebuild? Drink, apparently. In “The Last of the Starks,”…
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DOPE Review | “Long Shot”

That’s the “opposites attract”-style premise of “Long Shot,” one of the best romantic comedies in years, and as with any…
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DOPE Recap | Game of Thrones: “Winterfell”

For the past seven years, division has remained the dominant structure of the story that HBO’s prestige fantasy epic “Game…
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DOPE Review | “Shazam!”

What if a teenager acquired superpowers in a world as hero-obsessed as our own? It’s a scenario that’s surprisingly remained…
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DOPE Review | “Us”

Us (2019) After leaving the screening for Jordan Peele’s new thriller, “Us,” my companion and I spent the entire 20…
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DOPE Reviews | “The Upside”

The Upside (2019) I definitely had a very concerning preconceived notion of how this movie was going to play out.…
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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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