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San Andreas

Dwayne Johnson is an extremely likeable film star. The special effects are pretty stunning. The script gave me an ice cream headache. C

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Aloha

A terrific cast, a lot of very good scenes, but somehow—at least for me—The whole isn't equal to the sum of its parts. B

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Love & Mercy

Artful, well-played movie telling Beach Boys' Brian Wilson's depressing story. I left the theater feeling moderately schizophrenic myself. B-

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Jurassic World

Corporate America creates a Frankenstein-style dinosaur. No, that's not right. Corporate America creates a Frankenstein-style dinosaur movie. I would rather have watched the Steven Spielberg sequel to Saving Private Ryan or Schindler's List. B

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