The Film Yap reviews “Deepwater Horizon,” “Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children,” and more!

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Film Yap

Lots of movies to get to this weekend! So many, The Film Yap’s Christopher Lloyd says, “take your pick!”

Deepwater Horizon

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The massive 2010 oil rig explosion gets turned into a teeth-clenching disaster flick starring Mark Wahlberg and Kurt Russell.”

 

Queen of Katwe

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A sports underdog story from Disney with an exotic African backdrop, “Queen” tells the true tale of a girl who dreams of rising from the slums of Uganda to become a chess master.”

 

Author: The JT LeRoy Story 

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This fascinating documentary looks at the story behind the “hoax” of a teenage literary sensation who turned out to not be a boy – or even a real person.”

 

Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children

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Tim Burton’s latest kooky/spooky tale was not screened for critics. It’s about a secret school for super-powered kids.”

 

The Dressmaker

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Kate Winslet plays a woman of high fashion who returns to her provincial Australian town and starts to make a ruckus with the amazing clothes she creates.”

 

Masterminds

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Zach Galifianakis and Kristen Wiig play small-town armored car guards who dream up a major cash heist in this goofy comedy.”

 

The Shallows

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Blake Lively plays a surfer trying not to get munched by a shark on a lonely beach in this tense thriller. Stream It.”

 

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