Tag Archives: Arrival

‘Dune’ is not a complete movie

1/10 Dune is not a complete film. It is a deliberately incomplete film, and despite what writer/director/producer Denis Villeneuve will tell you, the decision to only make half of it was made at the story’s expense, not its benefit. The … 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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The Möbius strip- ‘Hidden Figures’ edges out ‘Rogue One,’ Golden Globes a political fiasco

In a photo finish, new release Hidden Figures has barely edged out Rogue One: A Star Wars Story for no. 1 by less than $1 million, despite playing in 1,500 fewer theaters. The movie was projected to lose by about $200,000, but outperformed expectations … Continue reading

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Applying Chaos Theory: Announcing Blade Runner 2049

Jeez, anybody want some music with that feedback? The first thing to notice about this trailer for Blade Runner 2049, once your ears and pulse recover, is the due date — next October. It’s way too early to start promoting this … Continue reading

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The Open Bar Review – Arrival

Paul and I talk about how much we loved Arrival and the high perch on which director Denis Villeneuve sits.

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