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Why ‘Venom’ lacks any real bite

Somewhere between witnessing a sweaty Tom Hardy chomp on a live lobster and seeing the character of Venom soulfully tell Eddie Brock that he’d made him change his mind about humanity, I realized that “Venom” was not the version of the story that I’d grown up with.
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Picks of the Week: Thanksgiving week events

This week, the movie theater and the comic shop are going to be the perfect places to escape Thanksgiving’s requisite awkward familial interactions. We’re taking social interaction off the (dinner) table by planning out an entire week of moviegoing and that most solitary of activities, reading.
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Next generation of gaming unveiled at E3

New hardware unlocks exciting gameplay possibilities

“Next-gen” means a lot of different things to gamers — and nothing at all, probably, to the uninitiated. It literally refers to the new “generation” of gaming consoles, but it also means growth and expansion in an industry marred by “sequelitis” and negative stereotypes. Next-gen was the unofficial theme of
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