Category Archives: Entropy

‘Goldfinch’ bums viewers, bombs at box office

4/10 With It: Chapter 2 lined up to spend at least two weeks at no. 1 months in advance, the Sept. 13 release slot looked like prime real estate for niche faire and a smaller-scale movie to get a head … Continue reading

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‘Hustling’ to the front of the Oscar race

8/10 It takes a lot for me, someone who literally likes the sound of my own voice, to think my take on a movie won’t be valuable. One of the fun things about being a white man is just about … Continue reading

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‘It: Chapter Two’ is boring, homosexist and three hours long

2/10 I can’t believe they got James McAvoy and Jessica Chastain to show up for this. Derry, Maine, 2016- You saw It, and for some reason, loved it. Now it’s 27 years later, and Pennywise, the Dancing Clown (Bill Skarsgård) … Continue reading

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Margot Robbie’s ‘Hide and Seek’ a hellish delight

8/10 Sifting through an August overflowing with movies that wouldn’t compete with Disney for the prime summer months, we find another one of the last Fox movies, unceremoniously dumped on a mid-August Wednesday by its new owner, ironically, Disney. The … Continue reading

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They can’t make ‘Quality has Fallen’ puns when the quality was already pretty low

3/10 I really don’t want to think about Gerard Butler as a weirdo-James Woods type who makes movies to deliberately overcorrect for “liberal Hollywood” because he’s so talented, but it’s getting kind of ridiculous. The guy’s from Glasgow, but he’s … Continue reading

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