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Daisy Ridley is back in “Star Wars: The Last Jedi." (Courtesy Disney/Lucasfilm Ltd.)

‘Last Jedi’ vies for best of ‘Star Wars’ status

If the new trilogy of “Star Wars” sequels is deliberately mirroring the…


John Boyega plays a security guard in “Detroit,” set during infamous 1967 riots in the city. (Courtesy FrancoisDuhamel/ Annapurna Pictures)

‘Detroit’ a harrowing masterpiece about 1967 riots

“Detroit” is yet another masterpiece from that most singular of American directors,…


Daisy Ridley takes the lead as Rey, one of the new young heroes fighting enemies on the dark side in “Star Wars: The Force Awakens.” (COURTESY LUCASFILM)

New ‘Star Wars’ a ‘Rey’ of sunshine

It’s here and it doesn’t suck. J.J. Abrams’ “Star Wars: The Force…