The Film Yap reviews “The Magnificent Seven”

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The Film Yap’s Christopher Lloyd provides reviews for us each week on what’s new in theaters.  Today, he shares his take on “The Magnificent Seven,” “Storks,” and more!

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The Magnificent Seven – “Thoroughly enjoyable shoot-em-up Western that is a remake of a remake, so it really has no purpose for existing. But Denzel Washington is compelling as the man in black with a chip on his shoulder, with Chris Pratt as the smirking gambler.”

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Storks – “Middling animation for kiddies, with some fast-paced humor thrown in for adults that doesn’t really click. The storks got out of the baby-delivering business to do the Amazon thing, but a surprise leads to unexpected adventure.”

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The Hollars – “John Krasinski directs and stars in this going-home dramedy that’s filled with clichés but never hits a false note. Great cast with Margo Martindale, Richard Jenkins, Anna Kendrick and Sharlto Copley.”

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Demon – “A wedding reception turns into a nightmare of supernatural threats in this Polish horror/comedy. Lots of drinking, not as many scares (or laughs) as you’d think.”

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Beauty and the Beast: 25th Anniversary Edition – “The classic that kicked off the current golden age of animation looks better than ever in a special release. Buy It.”

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