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"Star Wars" illustration
ILLUSTRATION BY ALLISON BRUNS
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Feeling the Force

Longtime movie critic David Ansen has a confession: He’s not wild about the “Star Wars" movies. And that doesn't sit well with fans of the Force.

Gary Oldman stars as Winston Churchill in director Joe Wright's "Darkest Hour," a Focus Features release.
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Unbroken Bulldog

Winston Churchill is the hero in our soft-minded and cliched interpretation of modern history. But “Darkest Hour” respects history and the chaotic personality of Churchill.

CHUCK SPERRY
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Summer of War

“Monterey Pop” celebrated the Summer of Love that quickly was overtaken by the quagmire documented in Ken Burns and Lynn Novick’s “The Vietnam War.”