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January 20th, 2017

Diesel already has one blockbuster franchise built on explosions, nonsensical plotting and makeshift families.

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    Annette Bening plays a single mother raising a son.

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    The filmmaker takes a pulpy, semi-supernatural approach to dissociative identity disorder.

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    Michael Keaton is fast-food game-changer Ray Kroc.

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    This time, Count Olaf isn't messing around.

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    Although his election as Pope was meant as a compromise, Lenny turns out to be the opposite of a peacemaker.

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    The bombing and shootout sequences are staged with propulsive, visceral intensity.

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    Verhoeven went for big shocks in his most famous Hollywood movies, but Elle is more grounded in its outrageousness, thanks to Isabelle Huppert.

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    Get excited about films from Gore Verbinski, Jordan Peele and Christopher Nolan.

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    There’s a complex message here about coming to terms with loss.

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    Kaitlin Olson's new comedy traffics in unlikeable characters and gross-out gags.

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