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'Holmes & Watson' Shows What It Takes To Earn A Rotten Tomatoes Score Of Zero

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Not throwing away his shot(gun): Christian Bale's Dick Cheney smirks and glowers in Vice. Matt Kennedy/Annapurna hide caption

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'On The Basis Of Sex' And 'Vice': 2 Biopics — 1 Bathed In Light, 1 Steeped In Shadow

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'Spider-Man: Into The Spider-Verse' Celebrates Inclusion

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In His New Film, Shakespearean Actor Kenneth Branagh Stars As The Bard Himself

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Venture 'Into The Spider-Verse' For An Exuberant, Visually Stunning Thrill

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Well Go USA

Justin Chang's Favorite Movies Of 2018 — In A Series Of 6 Cinematic Pairings

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In 'Mary Poppins Returns,' The Practically Perfect Nanny Is Back

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