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‘Maleficent: Mistress of Evil’ sacrifices what I expected to see

“Maleficent: Mistress of Evil” (Rated B) Cast: Angelina Jolie, Michelle Pfeiffer, Elle Fanning, Chiwetel Ejiofor Genre: Fantasy/Action, Adventure Dwight’s Rating: If somehow you missed the series finale of “Game of Thrones” this past May

Freaky tech becomes an unwelcome presence all around with ‘Gemini Man’

“Gemini Man” (Rated T) Cast: Will Smith, Mary Elizabeth Winstead, Clive Owen, Benedict Wong Genre: Action/Thriller Dwight’s Rating: Much like how those born under the astrological sign Gemini are notoriously known for their dual

Joaquin Phoenix is almost too good and ‘Joker’ is almost too real

 “Joker” (Rated C) Cast: Joaquin Phoenix, Robert De Niro, Zazie Beetz, Frances Conroy Genre: Drama/Thriller Dwight’s Rating: This is the most-timely film of the year! It joins a select list of pictures that perfectly capture

‘Abominable’ will be loved by the kids

“Abominable” (Rated T) Cast: Chloe Bennet, Tenzing Norgay Trainor, Albert Tsai, Sarah Paulson Genre: Fantasy/Adventure Dwight’s Rating: Somebody’s obsessed! Or really trying to get a certain point across! In just two years, there’ve now been

Introspective ‘Ad Astra’ asks some interesting questions

“Ad Astra” (Rated T) Cast: Brad Pitt, Tommy Lee Jones, Donald Sutherland, Liv Tyler Genre: Drama/Fantasy/Mystery Dwight’s Rating: A science-fiction film for those not really interested in science-fiction. That may be the best way to

‘Hustlers’ is eye-poppingly good!

“Hustlers” (Rated C) Cast: Constance Wu, Jennifer Lopez, Julia Stiles, Keke Palmer Genre: Comedy/Drama Dwight’s Rating: 3.5 Stars It’s not what you’re thinking. Unless you’re thinking “Hustlers” is going to be one of the best

‘Chapter Two’ is a bit obscured by the giant shadow of ‘It’

 “It Chapter Two” (Rated C) Cast: Jessica Chastain, James McAvoy, Bill Hader, Jay Ryan, Bill Skarsgard Genre: Horror/Thriller Dwight’s Rating: Never as good as the first time! That’s absolutely true of some – but certainly

You’ll long for ‘Yesterday’ to be better

“Yesterday” (U.S. Rated – PG-13) Cast: Himesh Patel, Lily James, Ed Sheeran, Kate McKinnon Genre: Fantasy/Comedy Dwight’s Rating: Over the past decade, it feels as though the vast majority of films have fit into

‘Good Boys’ – a live action ‘South Park’?

“Good Boys” (Rated C) Cast: Jacob Tremblay, Keith L. Williams, Brady Noon, Molly Gordon Genre: Comedy Dwight’s Rating: Grimacing face emoji! You know the one – the cringing face, with the open eyes and the