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  • Those hoping for a movie about Hulk Hogan's late-'90s bad-guy faction in wrestling may leave New World Order disappointed, as will anybody who expects the relative nuance and subtlety of Mr. Hogan's acting. Writers-directors Fabio and...

  • To all the people upset by a lack of headphone jacks in their phones today, a debate over attaching a handle on a computer carry case will seem quaint, and possibly hilarious. That's OK; director Jason Cohen (Oscar-nominated short "Facing Fear")...

  • Jean-Claude Van Damme never appeared in any of the official sequels to Kickboxer, but he's back for the remake, albeit in the mentor role of an incongruously Belgian Muay Thai master living in Thailand. Still in fantastic shape and...

  • Five years ago, the Danish comedy Klown upped the ante on the middle-aged dudebro comedy in a way that suggested genuine danger, pushing boundaries that Todd Phillips or Judd Apatow would never dare. It had real stakes: Reckless womanizer...

  • Presumably hoping to broaden his acting credibility beyond roles like Rick Flag and RoboCop, Joel Kinnaman gamely plays an awkward single dad in this drama conveniently opening opposite Suicide Squad. It's a gambit that almost works; for...

  • The Mind's Eye ought to hit the sweet spot for fans of early David Cronenberg, the more violent X-Men comics and the kinds of indie horror movies Larry Fessenden always cameos in, as he does again here. Set in the late ’80s/early...

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