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‘They Cloned Tyrone’ is a Wildly Creative Conspiracy Thriller (Review)
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‘They Cloned Tyrone’ is a Wildly Creative Conspiracy Thriller (Review)

In one of the year's most imaginative movies, Juel Taylor takes us into a world where nothing is as it seems in 'They Cloned Tyrone.' Taylor is no stranger to Hollywood, having co-written the screenplays to a few recent studio movies, In his directorial debut, shit gets weird. Fontaine (John Boyega) is surviving as a drug dealer in a neighborhood known as the Glen. He heads out one night to confront a customer named Slick Charles (Jamie Foxx) who owes him money and ends up getting fatally shot by a rival dealer and dies in the parking lot. Or does he? The next day, Fontaine is alive and back at Slick Charles' door. A prostitute named Yo-Yo (Teyonah Parris) who works for Charles lays it all on the line, recounting how she saw Fontaine's body riddled with bullets. This begins ...
‘Finch’: A Man, His Dog & His Robots
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‘Finch’: A Man, His Dog & His Robots

Tom Hanks is no stranger to being the only human character on screen in a film. All through his latest effort, "Finch," I couldn't help but think of him passing his days on the beach and having conversations with a volleyball in "Cast Away." He gets a little more to work with in this post-apocalyptic tale of a robotic engineer named Finch who just may be one of the last people alive on Earth. Or at least in the United States. We don't get a lot of details, but it appears as though the ozone layer of the planet has deteriorated to the point that being exposed to the sun can kill you. With temperatures at deadly levels and radiation in the air, he has survived in an underground bunker. It's just Finch, his loyal dog Goodyear and a small scavenging robot assistant that he takes on...