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Shock-jock horror makes unwelcome return in ‘The Black Phone’

2/10 The Black Phone is this year’s Malignant, and that is not a compliment. It is a bizarre, incoherent mashup of several other movies and archetypes it admires but can’t come close to imitating. As a macabre circus-freak of a … Continue reading

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‘Multiverse’ runs wild and mad as my love-hate for MCU deepens

8/10 The history of the MCU and the Disney empire generally is a history of the struggle between directors and what has effectively become a second studio system. Massive names like Jon Favreau, Edgar Wright, Gareth Edwards, Phil Lord and … Continue reading

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‘Northman’ a sloppy, gory mess of perfect filmmaking shot for the halls of Valhalla

10/10 The Northman is the wildest action movie since Mad Max: Fury Road. Film is art supposed to evoke an emotion, and the emotion The Northman evokes is incoherent screaming. Within the first half hour, I wanted to smash my … Continue reading

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