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Applying Chaos Theory: Rogue One’s got jokes

Oh, wow. Suddenly, Rogue One: A Star Wars Story, this PG-13 movie about a desperate suicide mission, something much darker than the Star Wars franchise has ever approached, is looking pretty cute. By my count, that’s four snappy one-liners in just 1:35, almost … Continue reading

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The Möbius strip: Conjuring soars, Warcraft disappoints domestically but smashes records in China

While Hollywood’s sequel culture is under intense scrutiny, The Conjuring 2 did fantastic this weekend, opening at no. 1 with $40.4 million. Really the bigger story is Warcraft. After 10 years in Development Hell, the movie based on one of the most popular video … Continue reading

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Warcraft is one of the worst movies I have ever seen

It starts with the first scene. On an empty desert battlefield, an armored man retrieves his fallen shield and bashes his sword against it to taunt his opponent. An orc, a green-skinned, red-eyed monster with a hammer the size of … Continue reading

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