David Kanowsky, "The Movie Man," is a movie reviewer for the Kudos Entertainment Guide in The Verde Valley and Prescott.

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Review: Good wins over evil in excellent remake of Dumbo

This film is a remake of the 1941 classic about a young elephant, born with oversized ears that serve as wings so he can fly.

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Review: Laurel & Hardy come back to life In 'Stan & Ollie'

Stan & Ollie is a film to see if you remember and loved the comic duo, Laurel & Hardy, or even if you didn’t love them. The outstanding portrayal of the two men — makeup, posture and especially the acting together almost made me believe that I was watching the legendary pair themselves.

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Bradley Cooper, Lady Gaga superb in 'A Star Is Born'

Bradley Cooper, in his directorial debut, has undertaken a courageous task in piloting this film. A Star is Born has been made at least three times in previous generations — in 1937, 1954 and 1976. The first two were highly acclaimed dramas and Cooper’s version can proudly match their quality.

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A Simple Favor misses mark on Hitchcockian plot twists

A Simple Favor proved to be a disappointment for me. I was expecting a film that had suspense, about a missing friend, and some humor in the dialog between the two friends. That is what seemed to be promised in the promos and the trailer.

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Movie Review: BlacKkKlansman a first-rate suspense drama

BLACKkKLANSMAN is based on a true story of events in Colorado Springs in the 1970’s. It deals with the conflict between the Ku Klux Klan and the city police.

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