Tag Archives: Batman Begins

‘The Batman’ is a triumph

9/10 The Batman is a grueling marathon of angst and anxiety, the perfect balance of a wannabe-hardcore crime story and the real fears that undergird its telling. It is a bold statement of and about Batman in media that could … Continue reading

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A strange ‘Time to Die’ for Bond in the MCU era

8/10 What a long, strange trip it’s been for James Bond in the 21st century. In No Time to Die, we rejoin Cmdr. James Bond (Daniel Craig, who also produces), retired for the third time in Craig’s run with the … Continue reading

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20 years of 9/11 in film

The core ennui of being a ‘90s child is watching things disappear. This is most easily tracked through technology. Within our childhoods, we watched playing outside with neighborhood kids, maybe one of whom had an N64, turn into a kaleidoscope … Continue reading

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After three movies and an hour and a half, ‘Godzilla vs. Kong’ delivers

8/10 Godzilla vs. Kong ends with a 20-minute sequence of Godzilla and King Kong beating the absolute tar out of each other, and that’s awesome. I mean, that part absolutely rules. But that’s 20 minutes out of 113, and that’s … Continue reading

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