Category Archives: White Noise

Careening off the international tightrope of ‘Mulan’

2/10 $30. This ugly, fascy movie costs $30. China has been on track for several decades to become the dominant economy in the world. This has affected the film industry like any other, as China’s burgeoning theatrical distribution system has … Continue reading

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Why ‘Tenet’ is coming out now

Ever since the coronavirus pandemic closed theaters around the globe in the winter, Warner Bros. has held firm that Tenet would hit the big screen, the clarion call that would summon audiences back to the movies in droves. Over a … Continue reading

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Cinemark Comeback Classics: movies worth dying for

It’s finally time! Today’s the day! More than a dozen weeks after closing due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Cinemark theaters are going to start opening back up in the DFW Metroplex. COVID-19 is still around, of course, it’s actually worse … Continue reading

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Revisiting ‘Contagion’ in the age of coronavirus

As the COVID-19 pandemic quietly spreads through the U.S. and the country very loudly grinds to a halt, movie theaters are one of many businesses that are shutting their doors. Amid news of delayed releases and entire theater chains closing, … Continue reading

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‘Onward’ made me very uncomfortable

5/10 Every movie, to one degree or another, mirrors the world it releases into – that’s the whole concept behind this blog. Some, like Ad Astra, are such clear and urgent cries about the anxieties of their time the subtext … Continue reading

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