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‘Vol. 2’ not as good as first, but with new and different merits

7/10 In August 2014, the first Guardians of the Galaxy burst into theaters as a wildly different offering from the MCU. From the formula that was finally beginning to grow stale — and kept right on doing so with its next … Continue reading

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‘Passengers’ a cliche-ridden mess

Passengers is a fantastic concept for a film and, starring the two hottest actors in the world, a guaranteed success, but inept, lazy filmmaking allows this concept to descend into cliche and disturbing moral carelessness. Aboard the starship Avalon, more … Continue reading

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Warren Beatty returns to the silver screen in sharp Hughes biopic

Rules Don’t Apply is a movie split in half between joy and somberness, the big-eyed dream of Hollywood and its unremarkable reality. It’s an extremely good and interesting film. Too bad no one will ever see it. Rules Don’t Apply is … Continue reading

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The most important movies of 2015

Annual top 10 lists are stupid, lame and wrong. They’re easy to write, boring to read and represent everything wrong with modern film criticism. At this site, we aspire to track the progress of movies over time, so instead of … Continue reading

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Jurassic World rampages through flop-filled summer

  We’ve written before about how much better Jurassic World did than anything else, and as the summer went on that article became more and more accurate. As of this writing, only two movies — Inside Out with $348.2 million and Minions with $328.6 million … Continue reading

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