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Re-examining the backlash against ‘Star Wars: The Last Jedi’ one year later

Star Wars: The Last Jedi celebrated its first birthday last Saturday, though it feels like we’ve been living under its shadow for ages – time moves strangely in the era of American fascism. Criticism of the film exists at a … Continue reading

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Spoiler alert — ‘The Last Jedi’ isn’t very good

4/10 Star Wars: The Last Jedi is a colossal technical failure. It is a clear-cut case of “good story poorly told,” and that’s very painful because there are far more good ideas here than bad ones. Poor editing, which arises … Continue reading

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‘Orient Express’ is awf- no, it’s not awful, I just didn’t enjoy it

minus infinity/10 Murder on the Orient Express is a boring, dull, awful movie and I hated every minute of it. That’s not fair. Let’s start over- 4/10 Murder on the Orient Express is a decent but forgettable movie with a … Continue reading

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The most important female characters of 2015

Something that escaped mention in the previous year-end post is that 2015 was also a fantastic year for women in film, filled with strong characters and stronger economic motivations to serve a female audience. Given that I completely forgot about it … Continue reading

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Star Wars: The Force Awakens!!! Oh man, this movie is going to be so great! There’s no way they could mess this up! The movie is set in motion when Rey (Daisy Ridley) and Finn (John Boyega) set off to escort … Continue reading

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