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‘Wonder Woman’ a fresh, female-empowering breakthrough of the superhero genre

‘Wonder Woman’ a fresh, female-empowering breakthrough of the superhero genre

| June 2, 2017 | 0 Comments

‘Wonder Woman’ will leave you wondering why you haven’t seen something like this before.

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‘Alien: Covenant’ is a beautiful looking haunted house designed by a bored architect

‘Alien: Covenant’ is a beautiful looking haunted house designed by a bored architect

| May 19, 2017 | 0 Comments

Going by slasher rules, ‘Alien: Covenant’ checks all of the boxes; the kills are gruesome, having sex gets you killed gruesomely, and if someone seems a little off-kilter, there’s probably a reason for it.

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‘Jason Bourne’ engages the digital era with dated formula

‘Jason Bourne’ engages the digital era with dated formula

| July 29, 2016 | 0 Comments

‘Jason Bourne’ feels like an out-of-time, unnecessary appendage that’s been Frankesteined onto an already well-crafted trilogy.

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“Popstar: Never Stop Never Stopping” lacks the momentum to begin moving in the first place

“Popstar: Never Stop Never Stopping” lacks the momentum to begin moving in the first place

| June 3, 2016 | 0 Comments

Unfortunately ‘Popstar: Never Stop Never Stopping’ refuses to connect on anything close to the levels of fun of its predecessors.

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“X-Men: Apocalypse” lives up to its name in dooming trilogy’s trajectory

“X-Men: Apocalypse” lives up to its name in dooming trilogy’s trajectory

| May 27, 2016 | 0 Comments

‘X-Men: Apocalypse’ is a trainwreck not even Magneto could stop.

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“Captain America: Civil War” a smart, nuanced, action-packed masterpiece

“Captain America: Civil War” a smart, nuanced, action-packed masterpiece

| May 6, 2016 | 0 Comments

When approaching ‘Captain America: Civil War’, the Russo Brothers stated they wanted to assemble this film differently than other Marvel movies.

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“Batman v. Superman: Dawn of Justice”  cannot defeat a septic story full of horrible heroes

“Batman v. Superman: Dawn of Justice” cannot defeat a septic story full of horrible heroes

| March 25, 2016 | 0 Comments

‘Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice’ is a mess. And not a very beautiful looking one either.

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‘Eddie the Eagle’ allows Taron Egerton to soar in an endearing underdog story

‘Eddie the Eagle’ allows Taron Egerton to soar in an endearing underdog story

| February 26, 2016 | 0 Comments

Egerton as Eddie “The Eagle” Edwards, the notorious British ski jumper who participated in the 1988 Winter Olympics, is a performance to watch and treasure with glee. Egerton simply disappears in the role. There is a tenacity to him, like a scrappy, undersized dog who won’t stop following you no matter how often you tell him “no”.

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‘How To Be Single’ is a sobering romance movie for the Tinder generation

‘How To Be Single’ is a sobering romance movie for the Tinder generation

| February 12, 2016 | 0 Comments

When deciding if ‘How to Be Single’ is worth spending 110 minutes out on the town with, there is no harm in deciding to swipe right.

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‘Hail, Caesar!’ is a wonderful worship of  wild 1950s Hollywood politics

‘Hail, Caesar!’ is a wonderful worship of wild 1950s Hollywood politics

| February 5, 2016 | 0 Comments

When the Coen Brothers commit to a project, you know they are all in in every angle of its execution, and that masterful craftsmanship is presented front and center in ‘Hail, Caesar!’

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