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Review: ‘Moonfall’ is stupid. That’s mostly a good thing

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Although it’s arriving in theaters a few days late for Lunar New Year, “Moonfall,” Roland Emmerich’s latest tee-hee disaster flick, feels curiously well timed. Over the past few decades this director’s love for apocalyptic bombast (“Independence Day,” “The Day After Tomorrow,” “2012”) has been a reliable source of headaches, exasperation and, yes, a little dubious entertainment value. None of that has changed, but the times certainly have, and in an era of global pestilence and heightened geopolitical turmoil, Emmerich’s doomsday visions offer a strange and generally welcome comfort. Walls of …

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