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Review: Austen’s ‘Emma,’ humanized but not modernized

There's beauty to spare in the new screen adaptation of Jane Austen's "Emma," from its palatial country estates with their art-filled galleries and manicured...

Review: A charismatic Robbie gives Harley Quinn her wings

At one point in "Birds of Prey," crime lord Roman Sionis, aka Ewan McGregor, sits down with a tub of popcorn to watch Harley...

Review: A technical feat, ‘1917’ is great storytelling, too

It's been a good time for World War I buffs — especially if they're also movie buffs. A year ago director Peter Jackson applied...

Review: Forget CGI. Dench is the special effect in ‘Cats’

There's apparently enough groundbreaking technology used in "Cats" for NASA to send a rocket to unexplored parts of the universe — perhaps to a...

Not just arabesques: Misty Copeland imparts her life lessons

NEW YORK (AP) — No other ballet dancer has crossed over into mainstream popular culture quite like Misty Copeland.That was Copeland at the recent...

Review: An evolved iceman? Kristoff steps up in ‘Frozen 2’

Picture this: A princess is in distress. It looks bad. Her dashing young man rides up in the nick of time and says, “Here...

Review: Erivo engages in imperfect but important ‘Harriet’

Legendary American heroine that she is, there are certain things for which Harriet Tubman is overdue. One is her spot on U.S. currency: Google...

Review: ‘Yesterday’ takes a great idea, adds too much sugar

Jack Malik (Himesh Patel) is a soulful if brooding young man, with a very pleasant singing voice. But when we meet him, the fledgling...

Moves like Jagger: Mick’s partner debuts Stones-themed dance

NEW YORK (AP) — Talk about your "Moves Like Jagger." The recovering rocker made a stealth appearance at the ballet, slipping backstage to support...

A journey through 2018’s top pop culture moments

And the top pop culture moments of 2018 are ... Wait. WAS there any pop culture this year? Of course there was, but you...

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