Tag Archives: #Disney

Careening off the international tightrope of ‘Mulan’

2/10 $30. This ugly, fascy movie costs $30. China has been on track for several decades to become the dominant economy in the world. This has affected the film industry like any other, as China’s burgeoning theatrical distribution system has … Continue reading

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After two years to get the edit right, ‘New Mutants’ is a mess

2/10 After two years of post-production, you’d think The New Mutants would at least be organized. In The New Mutants, Dani Moonstar (Blu Hunt) awakens imprisoned in a facility for adolescent mutants who have killed people with their emerging powers. … Continue reading

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Cinemark Comeback Classics: movies worth dying for

It’s finally time! Today’s the day! More than a dozen weeks after closing due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Cinemark theaters are going to start opening back up in the DFW Metroplex. COVID-19 is still around, of course, it’s actually worse … Continue reading

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‘Onward’ made me very uncomfortable

5/10 Every movie, to one degree or another, mirrors the world it releases into – that’s the whole concept behind this blog. Some, like Ad Astra, are such clear and urgent cries about the anxieties of their time the subtext … Continue reading

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The most important movies of 2019

Annual top 10 lists are dumb and arbitrary and I hate them, even as I’ve started doing them. We can do better here. Instead of a static list of 10 favorites, 10 peanuts with which to pack the year away … Continue reading

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