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The Möbius Strip- ‘Upside’ a surprise winner, BAFTA nominations

The Upside doubled its box office expectations last weekend, earning $20.4 million for a surprise No. 1 finish. Aquaman sunk to no. 2 for the first time with a strong $17.4 million in its fourth weekend and, somewhat astonishingly, becoming … Continue reading

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‘The Upside’ decently entertaining, has no story

1/10 The Upside had its premiere all the way back in September 2017 at the Toronto International Film Festival, and was set for distribution March 9 of the next year. Unfortunately, that distribution was being handled by The Weinstein Company, … Continue reading

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The most important films of 2018

Annual top 10 list are boring and dumb and stupid and dumb and boring and, and, and dumb. At Reel Entropy, we aspire to track movies over time, and as such, instead of bringing you personal picks for the best … Continue reading

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‘Bumblebee’ isn’t actively offensive, which is apparently enough now

4/10 It’s 2018. The Transformers series was met with poor critical reception pretty much on arrival, but last year brought with it the first indication that audiences might be growing tired of it as well. Franchise director Michael Bay, who … Continue reading

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‘Aquaman’ gets big picture wrong, gets details wrong too

2/10 Last year, The Shape of Water, Guillermo del Toro’s fairy tale love story about banging a frog person, won best picture, and I warned at the time to be ready for an influx of movies about sexy frog people. … Continue reading

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