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"The Greatest Showman," directed with verve and panache by Michael Gracey, is an unabashed piece of pure entertainment

Punctuated by 11 memorable songs composed by Oscar- and Tony-winning duo Benj Pasek and Justin Paul, who composed the songs for "La La Land," as well as the current Broadway hit Dear Evan Hansen. The film is made for the whole family to enjoy, and so it leaves out many of the darker elements (explored in the 1980 Broadway musical Barnum, music by Cy Coleman). This is a difficult tightrope to walk, but credit is due to Gracey, a perfectly cast Hugh Jackman, and the entire cast, who play this st ........

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“AMAZING” - Critics' verdicts on Star Wars: The Last Jedi

  From ‘most entertaining Star Wars movie in many a moon’ to ‘appallingly purified’, Rian Johnson’s film has critics at the New Yorker, CNN and elsewhere divided The first reviews for Star Wars: The Last Jedi are in and, with the exception of a few naysayers, the reaction has been mostly positive. Currently, Rian Johnson’s sequel has a 93% rating on Rotten Tomatoes, matching the rating of 2015’s The Force Awakens. On rival reviews aggregation site Metacritic, The Last Jedi h ........

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Ben Affleck Explains Why 'Justice League' Was More Fun Than 'Batman v. Superman'

In the aftermath of Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice (which gave us the Sad Affleck meme), the level of fun was much higher for the Batman actor Ben Affleck when working on Justice League.  Affleck opened up about his latest efforts as Batman in Justice League while speaking to Access Hollywood, sitting beside his co-stars Jason Momoa and Ray Fisher. As it turns out, they are a part of the reason he had so much fun at work this time around. "Everybody got along and I think it comes acro ........

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