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  • Cryptozoo

    Cryptozoo

    ★★★★

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    Dash Shaw and Jane Samborski’s Cryptozoo takes viewers on a journey along with cryptozookeepers who set out to capture a Baku, a dream-eating creature. Cryptozoo is a collection of art pieces that have had life breathed into them. There are a variety of different art mediums and styles used throughout this meticulously hand drawn film that accompany the intriguing storyline, which all amount to a disorienting yet impressive whole that contains so much attention…

  • Below Zero

    Below Zero

    ★★★

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    Below Zero is a mostly-solid action-thriller that knows how to steal from better movies, ratchet up the tension, and provide enough nasty twists to keep you invested. Its Con Air meets Assault on Precinct 13 premise is immediately appealing: a mysterious killer ambushes a prison transport, trapping the prisoners inside along with the lone surviving cop. The attacker issues an ultimatum: hand over just one of their number, and the rest can go free.…

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  • A Star Is Born

    A Star Is Born

    ★★★★★

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    From the moment Lady Gaga was cast in this fourth big-screen iteration of A Star Is Born, everyone involved must have been thrilled to have its title take on such an obvious double meaning. She is, of course, already a global superstar, but as her character Ally increases in fame and status throughout the film so too does the evidence that Gaga has everything it takes to be a movie star too.

    She’s the…

  • First Man

    First Man

    ★★★★

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    Damien Chazelle trades in the arts for the sciences with First Man, focusing in on Neil Armstrong’s moon landing in this handsome, technically astonishing awards contender. It’s a surprising choice for the Whiplash and La La Land director, moving from pacey musical drama into the realm of the biopic, scripted by The Post writer Josh Singer rather than Chazelle himself.

    For the most part, this change is handled extremely well, and Chazelle gets to…