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ISLE OF DOGS

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Janet's TAKE: #IsleOfDogsMovie is an interesting stop-motion animated feature for adults. Grade/B
The subject matter is more quirky than FANTASTIC MR. FOX but it definitely has a positive message. Half the fun is in picking out the

7 DAYS IN ENTEBBE

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Janet's TAKE: #7DaysInEntebbe is a slog of waiting with no sympathetic characters and dehumanizes the hostages. Grade/D
Jose Padilha use of symbolic dance sequences as a metaphor comes across as

LOVE, SIMON

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Janet's TAKE: #LoveSimon is an uplifting look at teen angst. This modern twist on the John Hughes teen comedies from the 1980s is, at times, an uneven mix between funny and serious. Grade/B
Nick Robinson leads a fine cast in

GRINGO

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Janet's TAKE: #GringoMovie is mindless entertainment in the form of a South-of-the-Border crime escapade. Grade/B- David Oyelowo shows he has some