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Mixed message undercuts action and music of 'Days of Power'

That’s not to say this cautionary tale of an international pop star called Milow the Girl (Jenny Hutton), who’s held captive along with several bandmates (Robert Venable, Alyssa Lee Lewis, Lara Wolf) by a pair of demented backwoods puppy-mill henchmen (Paul Lewis, Tom Trietley), is without its tense and vivid moments. It’s an often wild ride with some pretty decent ...

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River god water fights and more magical primate action in Soi Cheang's ‘The Monkey King 3’

But Cheang keeps the pace brisk and the performances energetic, and makes sure there’s plenty of pretty pictures to look at before the river god starts attacking the monk and the monkey with giant water-weapons. “The Monkey King 3” is more about eye-popping spectacle than narrative sweep, but it’s generous with images that make audiences go, “Oooh!” Let’s block ads! ...

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The Incredibles 2 Trailer Throws The Superhero Family Back Into Action

Along with all the returning faces from The Incredibles, including Frozone, Edna Mode (writer and director Brad Bird’s character, who wisely points out that parenting is a heroic act… when done properly) and the sinister Underminer (John Ratzenberger), Incredibles 2 is introducing several important new players. They include Bob Odenkirk‘s Winston Deavor, Catherine Keener’s Evelyn Deavor, Sophia Bush’s V… CinemaBlend ...

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Datebook: Ballplayers in action, art about story and video of a European truffle hunt

Ed Ruscha’s photographic swimming pools rendered as paintings. Medieval women, illuminated. Images by a California photographer. And an art horror film. Here are seven exhibitions to check out in the coming week: Amy Park, “Ed Ruscha’s Nine Swimming Pools and a Broken Glass,” at Kopeikin Gallery. In her previous show at Kopeikin, Park transformed Ed Ruscha’s famous photographic chronicle, “Every ...

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Action sequel 'Kickboxer: Retaliation' kicks, claws and scratches your itch for more

It all makes for dizzying, bone-cracking, sound effects-heavy battles, most of which involve Kurt Sloane (Alain Moussi), a hunky MMA champ who finds himself wrongly imprisoned in a Thailand jail for the death of a previous fight challenger and at the mercy of an underworld gangster (Christopher Lambert). Let’s block ads! (Why?) … ENTERTAINMENT – Los Angeles Times

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