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Josh Bell

Josh Bell is the film editor for Las Vegas Weekly, where he's been writing movie and TV reviews since 2002. He's also written about movies for The Dissolve, LA Weekly, Film Racket and other outlets. Find more from him at joshbellhateseverything.com.

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  • Screen

    Thursday, Sept. 21, 2017

    It features the return of Colin Firth as Eggsy’s mentor Harry Hart, despite having been shot point blank in the head and left for dead in the first movie.

  • Screen

    Thursday, Sept. 21, 2017

    Already depicted in two 1994 network-TV movies, a recent Lifetime movie and numerous newsmagazines, the case has little new material to explore.

  • Screen

    Thursday, Sept. 21, 2017

    The film doesn’t go easy on its main character: Jeff is an irresponsible screwup before his injury, and he remains an irresponsible screwup afterward.

  • Screen

    Thursday, Sept. 21, 2017

    Three movies in, the once-unexpected has become formulaic, and the pop-culture quips has started to run thin.

  • Noise

    Thursday, Sept. 21, 2017

    In-demand pop producer Greg Kurstin gives the album some extra gloss, but it’s not like he has turned the Foos into a dance-pop act.

  • Noise

    Thursday, Sept. 14, 2017

    “The year before we signed our deal, we were doing dual headlining shows with Imagine Dragons.”

  • Screen

    Thursday, Sept. 14, 2017

    The late Vince Flynn wrote 13 novels about superspy Mitch Rapp, building a dedicated fan following that helped bring Rapp to the big screen.

  • Screen

    Thursday, Sept. 14, 2017

    Is it funny enough to sustain an eight-episode series? The answer, surprisingly, is mostly yes.

  • Screen

    Friday, Sept. 8, 2017

    Twenty-five years ago, it might have ended up in ABC's TGIF lineup, alongside Step by Step and Hangin’ With Mr. Cooper.

  • A&E

    Thursday, Sept. 7, 2017

    Bill Skarsgård’s Pennywise is more explicitly violent, and the film takes full advantage of its R rating to stage intense set pieces, updating many of the horrors faced by the kids in the book.