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Movie guide: Capsule listings

Ratings by the Motion Picture Association of America are: (G) for general audiences; (PG) parental guidance urged because of material possibly unsuitable for children; (PG-13) parents are strongly cautioned to give guidance for attendance of children younger than 13; (R) restricted, younger than 17 admitted only with parent or adult guardian; (NC-17) no one 17 and younger admitted.

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Movie review: The cogs never quite fit together in ‘The House with a Clock in Its Walls’

Witches are so 2017. Make way for warlocks, aka "boy witches," as defined by the intrepid young Lewis (Owen Vaccaro), the boy hero of "The House with a Clock in Its Walls." The adaptation of John Bellairs' 1973 young adult fantasy novel, directed by Eli Roth and written by Eric Kripke, makes a play to move in on the young warlock turf vacated by Harry Potter, but the film just can't quite keep time as a proper young adult fantasy adventure.

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Movie review: Unreliable storytelling makes ‘Life Itself’ lose all meaning

It's difficult to discuss what "Life Itself" is exactly about, because the film, written and directed by "This Is Us" creator Dan Fogelman, is such a twisty, tangled narrative that to describe any aspect of it is to risk spoilers. Besides, it's best to experience the twists and turns for yourself – going in cold really enhances the baffling experience of watching this emotionally sadistic film.

Trailer: Ocean's 8 (The Plan Is Priceless)

The tide has turned and it’s a whole new "Ocean’s" when eight women plan and execute a heist starring Sandra Bullock, Cate Blanchett, Anne Hathaway, Mindy Kaling, Sarah Paulson, Awkwafina, Rihanna and Helena Bonham Carter.