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  • 'Get Out' review: Jordan Peele's directorial debut is a devilish meet-the-parents thriller

    'Get Out' review: Jordan Peele's directorial debut is a devilish meet-the-parents thriller

    It's a point of pride with any horror film, or any thriller verging on horror: Used correctly, a perfectly innocent song suddenly sounds like the scariest bleep in the world. The opening sequence of "Get Out," one of the most bracing surprises of the new moviegoing year, finds a young man walking...

  • 'The Great Wall' review: Matt Damon vs. savage Chinese monster

    'The Great Wall' review: Matt Damon vs. savage Chinese monster

    In 1972 Richard M. Nixon visited the Great Wall of China. "I think that you would have to conclude," he said in his remarks, "that this is a great wall." In the Nixonian spirit, let's discuss director Zhang Yimou's "The Great Wall." Watching it, you would have to conclude that this is a movie....

  • 'Starless Dreams' review: Documentary goes inside Iranian lock-up for young women

    'Starless Dreams' review: Documentary goes inside Iranian lock-up for young women

    At a girls' juvenile detention facility on the outskirts of Tehran, the inmates are hard cases, locked up on charges ranging from car theft and drug possession to premeditated murder. Consider that they've known nothing but poverty and exploitation, often in the form of physical and sexual abuse,...

  • 'Fist Fight' review: Ice Cube, Charlie Day get rough and raunchy

    'Fist Fight' review: Ice Cube, Charlie Day get rough and raunchy

    There's a scene near the end of the comedy "Fist Fight" — not long before the altercation promised in the title — that more than makes up for whatever weak-sauce comedic sins have gone before. Let's just say that the combo of Big Sean's unprintable hit rap, star Charlie Day's nebbishy physicality...

  • Free movie ticket from P.F. Chang's

    Free movie ticket from P.F. Chang's

    See "The Great Wall" for free at AMC Theatres compliments of P.F. Chang's. Indulge in the Great Wall of Chocolate for dessert in restaurants and use a promo code printed on the check at AMCTheatres.com/pfchangs to get a scannable code good for free entry at theaters. The action film stars Matt...

  • Freebie Friday: Free eats at Smashburger, IKEA and retail coupons for Presidents Day sales

    Freebie Friday: Free eats at Smashburger, IKEA and retail coupons for Presidents Day sales

    Happy Freebie Friday! There's a three-day weekend on the horizon and I've got a huge list of freebies and retail coupons to save at Presidents Day sales. Use a coupon to get free eats at Smashburger. Starting Saturday, IKEA is also offering free meals in its restaurant with $100 furniture purchase....

  • Free eats at Smashburger with purchase

    Free eats at Smashburger with purchase

    Get free eats at Smashburger, again! The chain is giving away a free entree when you buy one at participating locations with a popular coupon it offered last year. Menu choices include the Classic Smash, Avocado Club, BBQ Bacon and Cheddar, among other choices, chicken sandwiches and salads. Sides...

  • All-you-can-eat appetizers at T.G.I. Friday's

    All-you-can-eat appetizers at T.G.I. Friday's

    Munch on unlimited appetizers at Friday's. Mix-and-match seven appetizers for $10 and get all-you-can-eat refills at participating restaurants. No coupon is necessary. Choices include meatballs, loaded potato skins, pan-seared pot stickers, mozzarella sticks, BBQ chicken flatbread, boneless wings...

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