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Our critics discuss “Ghost in the Shell,” a Japanese comic franchise that got the Hollywood treatment and now stars Scarlett Johansson. Comic fans were upset long before the release.

‘Ghost in the Shell:’ Scarlett Johansson in Japanese role isn’t the only problem

Our critics discuss “Ghost in the Shell,” a Japanese comic franchise that got the Hollywood treatment and now stars Scarlett Johansson. Comic fans were upset long before the release.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Our film critics review “Passengers,” starring Jennifer Lawrence and Chris Pratt; “Fences,” adapted from the Pulitzer Prize winning play by August Wilson; “Ordinary Women,” an indie…

Holiday films, from action to indie

Our film critics review “Passengers,” starring Jennifer Lawrence and Chris Pratt; “Fences,” adapted from the Pulitzer Prize winning play by August Wilson; “Ordinary Women,” an indie…

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

"Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them" is a new film set in the Harry Potter universe. "Manchester by the Sea" deals with grief and recovering from loss.

Reviews: Harry potter-esque flick, family drama, and teen humor

"Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them" is a new film set in the Harry Potter universe. "Manchester by the Sea" deals with grief and recovering from loss.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

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The Supreme Court has struck down Roe v. Wade, the 1973 case establishing a nationwide right to an abortion. Now - millions of Americans will lose access to abortion care.

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from Scheer Intelligence