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Strong performances, lazy production leave ‘Infinity War’ uneven

7/10 It’s upper-echelon for the MCU, but for half a billion dollars, does it have to be so ugly? In Avengers: Infinity War, Earth’s mightiest heroes are once again called to action to protect it from an unstoppable alien threat. … Continue reading

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A less chaotic state: 2008’s Iron Man

Wow, the first Iron Man. It’s been a while. It’s been 10 years.

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‘Black Panther’ is another Marvel movie

5/10 It’s finally time for the first black superhero movie. Yeah, I know, Blade came first, but this is different! This is Marvel Studios! This is the machine! Blade isn’t really a full-blooded superhero, he’s a vampire hunter — back … Continue reading

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The most important films of 2016

Annual top 10 lists are boring and dumb and arbitrary and full of movies nobody’s ever heard of. A big goal of this site is to try and extrapolate the future of movies, so, instead of talking about the year’s … Continue reading

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The Möbius strip: Conjuring soars, Warcraft disappoints domestically but smashes records in China

While Hollywood’s sequel culture is under intense scrutiny, The Conjuring 2 did fantastic this weekend, opening at no. 1 with $40.4 million. Really the bigger story is Warcraft. After 10 years in Development Hell, the movie based on one of the most popular video … Continue reading

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