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Don’t try to understand ‘Tenet,’ just feel it

9/10 God damn it’s good to be back at the movies. A fresh-faced protagonist (John David Washington) is promoted from the CIA to an international secret society called Tenet. He is introduced to “inverted” munitions, bullets made at an unknown … Continue reading

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Why ‘Tenet’ is coming out now

Ever since the coronavirus pandemic closed theaters around the globe in the winter, Warner Bros. has held firm that Tenet would hit the big screen, the clarion call that would summon audiences back to the movies in droves. Over a … Continue reading

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Nostalgia dial revs, roars to ’90 in ‘The Batman’ trailer

If there is one unequivocally good thing about 2020, it’s that 1990 is now exactly 30 years ago. Because mass media nostalgia famously operates in 30 year cycles – roughly, it’s more complicated than that – that means it’s ‘90s … Continue reading

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‘The Dark Knight’ 10 years later

It’s the Citizen Kane of superhero movies. That comparison gets thrown around a little more often than it should, but it’s completely appropriate in this case. Citizen Kane in 1941 was really the movie that alerted mass audiences to the … Continue reading

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The Möbius Strip: ‘Kingsman,’ ‘The Princess Bride’ turns 30, Austin film scene implodes

As expected, Kingsman: The Golden Circle easily took the top spot last weekend with $39 million. Other new releases The LEGO Ninjago Movie and Friend Request disappointed, one much more severely than the other- Box Office Mojo Sliding to no. … Continue reading

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